Prof. Jawwad A. Darr

Dr Jawwad A. Darr received his Phd in 1995 at Imperial College in Synthetic metal-organic chemistry and further postdoctoral research at Nottingham University.  He worked at the IRC in biomedical materials for two years at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).  From 2001 – 2006, he was holder of an EPSRC Advanced Research fellowship (and lecturer) developing research on “Next Generation Biomedical Materials using Supercritical Fluids”.  In May 2007, he joined University College London (UCL), Department of Chemistry.  Dr Darr has strong interactions with UK industry related to sustainable routes to the discovery and scale up of new ceramic materials in particularly energy and healthcare applications.  He is the co-founder of UPSIGN, a charity that seeks to support Universities in relation to British Pakistanis in higher education and research.