Ashleigh Fletcher

Last name

A lecturer in chemical engineering at the University of Strathclyde since 2008, Ashleigh Fletcher initially trained as a chemist (BSc Chemistry, University of Durham, 1997) before moving into the field of adsorption science during her doctoral studies (PhD, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 2000). Her research focusses on the removal of gas and liquid phase contaminants using of a range of nanoporous adsorbents, including activated carbon, zeolites and metal organic framework materials, with particular focus on the adsorption properties of such structures.

She teaches undergraduate and postgraduate classes, is disability coordinator for her department and represents the engineering faculty on the Strathclyde research interns programme. Outwith this Ashleigh is a keen mentor at several levels, undertakes pedagogic research, organises and hosts outreach programmes and has written free access materials for engineering students.

Areas of Interest
University of Strathclyde
Key words
Chemical Engineering

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Dr Paul Chapman is Deputy Director of the Digital Design Studio (DDS) at the Glasgow School of Art where he has worked for the past two years. The DDS is a postgraduate research and commercial centre based in the Digital Media Quarter in Glasgow housing state of the art virtual reality, graphics and sound laboratories. Previously Paul was Director of the Hull Immersive Visualization Centre and spent several years working as an offshore engineer in the oil, gas and diamond mining industries.