Professor Eleanor Stride

Professorial Fellow, Biomaterials

Eleanor Stride specialises in the fabrication of nano and microscale devices for targeted drug delivery. She holds a joint position between the Departments of Engineering Science and the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences.

Eleanor obtained her BEng and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from UCL where she was subsequently appointed to a lectureship and a Royal Academy of Engineering and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Research Fellowship. In 2011 she was awarded an EPSRC Challenging Engineering grant and joined the Biomedical Ultrasonics, Biotherapy and Biopharmaceutical Laboratory (BUBBL) in the Oxford Institute of Biomedical Engineering, where she became a full Professor in 2014.

Her work has been recognized through the award of a Philip Leverhulme prize, The EPSRC & Journal of the Royal Society Interface Award, the 2009 Engineering Medal at the Parliamentary Science, Engineering & Technology for Britain awards, the 2013 Bruce Lindsay Award from the Acoustical Society of America and the 2015 IET AF Harvey prize. She was also made a fellow of the ERA foundation for her contributions to public engagement and promotion of Engineering, for example through the Born to Engineer series and documentaries for the BBC. In 2016 she was nominated as one of the top 50 most influential Women in Engineering and in 2017 was made a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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