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Dr Miles Alexander Stopher


Miles Alexander Stopher

Affiliated Lecturer

Academic Division: Energy, Fluid Mechanics and Turbomachinery

Research group: Energy




Miles Stopher is the Director of Admissions and an Affiliated Lecturer in the Department of Engineering. A graduate of Jesus College (2014), he is now College Assistant-Professor, Director of Studies (Eng IA, Admissions) and Assistant-Senior Tutor at Homerton College. His research interests include the design of nanostructured materials, from quantum mechanics to thermokinetics, for applications in extreme environments, radiation damage modelling, hydrogen embrittlement, and the engineering and safety of integral and passive small modular reactors. He lectures Nuclear Materials for Part III materials scientists and a similar course for nuclear engineers on the MPhil in Nuclear Energy. Miles supervises Part IA and Part IB Mechanics, Materials and Structures. Prior to his arrival at Cambridge, he worked for Rolls-Royce on the design of the Royal Navy’s Dreadnought-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines.