Technical Director, Henge Precision Materials Ltd
Jeremy Ramsden was educated at the Universities of Cambridge and Princeton and the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, where he obtained his doctorate in the Institute of Chemical Physics for research on semiconductor nanoparticles. Visiting scientist at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (Laboratory of Chemical Engineering), Zürich (1993) and the Biocenter (Institute of Biophysics) of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Szeged (1987). Worked for 12 years at the Basel Biocenter (Institute of Biophysical Chemistry). Member of the Faculty of Natural Philosophy of Basel University 1994–2012. Professor and Chair of Nanotechnology at Cranfield University 2002–2011. Research Director for Bionanotechnology, Cranfield University at Kitakyushu 2003–2009. Professor of Nanotechnology at the University of Buckingham 2012–. Technical Director, Henge Precision Materials Ltd 2014–. His main research focus nowadays is complex adaptive systems and emergent nano-info-bio-cogno converging technologies. He has authored or coauthored more than 200 research articles published in international refereed journals, made a comparable number of conference presentations, co-invented three patents, written or edited about a dozen books, chaired several international conferences, and served as visiting professor in Argentina, France, Hungary and Japan. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (London) and a IUPAC Fellow.
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