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Alexander Martin

DPhil Student (4th year)- Oxford Centre for Drug Delivery Devices Scholar

Academic BackgroundAlex Martin

Alex graduated from Ulster University, in Northern Ireland, in 2017 with a BSc (Hons) Biomedical Engineering degree with Diploma in Professional Practice, first class honours and distinction, respectively.  Over the course of his degree he performed research in electrochemistry based sensor devices and for his dissertation, researched and developed microneedle arrays for drug delivery and sensing applications under the supervision of Professor James Davis.

As well as research, Alex completed a 15 month industry placement, working in the medical device industry with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy devices. He experienced working with regulatory bodies and was part of teams bringing devices back to market.

Receiving the Oxford Centre for Drug Delivery Devices studentship, Alex joined BUBBL and Wadham College as a DPhil candidate in October 2017 and is under the supervision of Professor Robin Cleveland and Professor Robert Carlisle. The main focus of his research is optimising the delivery and uptake of cancer therapeutics using ultrasound and cavitation nuclei. 

Awards and Prizes

Ulster University Deans list 2016 & 2017



Mailing Address: Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus Research Building, Headington, OXFORD OX3 7DQ