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Dr Miles Stopher

Postdoctoral Associate, Acting Director of Studies in Natural Sciences (Materials Science), Old Jesus Member College Post-Doctoral Associate
Research Associate in the Department of Engineering
Nuclear Engineering, Materials Science


A former Jesus PhD graduate, Dr Miles Stopher is now a research associate in the Department of Engineering and acting Director of Studies for Natural Sciences (Materials Science) at Jesus. Prior to his arrival at Cambridge, he worked for Rolls-Royce on the design of the Royal Navy’s Successor Class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines.

Academic Interests

Dr Stopher's research interests include the design of nanostructured materials for applications in extreme environments, from quantum mechanics to thermokinetics, radiation damage modelling, hydrogen embrittlement, and the engineering and safety of integral and passive small modular nuclear reactors. He lectures Nuclear Materials within the Part III Materials Science Tripos and MPhil in Nuclear Energy. 

Other Interests

Playing football and cricket for Jesus College, and performing music.

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