Professor Eleanor Stride OBE, FREng

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Eleanor Stride is the Statutory Professor of Biomaterials in the Departments of Engineering Science and the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences. She specialises in the fabrication of nano and microscale devices for targeted drug delivery.

She obtained her BEng and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from UCL where she was subsequently appointed to a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship. In 2011 she joined the Oxford Institute of Biomedical Engineering becoming a full Professor in 2014.

She has published over 200 academic papers, 12 patents and is a director of 2 spin out companies set up to translate her research into clinical practice. Her work has been recognized through the award of a Philip Leverhulme prize, The Royal Society Interface Award, Engineering Medal at the Parliamentary Science, Engineering & Technology for Britain awards, Acoustical Society of America Bruce Lindsay Award (2013), IET AF Harvey prize (2015), Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists (Life Science Finalist 2020). In 2016 and 2019 she was nominated as one of the top 100 most influential Women in Engineering.