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Saumil Vadodaria

Research Fellow, Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham

I am a postdoctoral research fellow at School of Chemical Engineering, the University of Birmingham, UK. My current work involves 3D printing of edible materials. I have a background in polymers, colloids and nanomaterials, with experience of working with industry while being an academic.


  • 2016–present
    Research Fellow, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • 2014–2016
    Research Fellow, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
  • 2013–2014
    Research Assistant, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
  • 2009–2011
    Knowledge Transfer Associate (KTP), Glyndwr University, United Kingdom


  • 2013 
    Glyndwr University/University of Wales, PhD
  • 2007 
    Sardar Patel University, MSc
  • 2005 
    Sardar Patel University, BSc


  • 2020
    Jetting-based 3D Printing of Edible Materials, Food Hydrocolloids
  • 2020
    Design and characterization of casein-whey protein suspensions via the pH-temperature-route for application in extrusion-based 3D-Printing, Food Hydrocolloids
  • 2020
    Fabrication of Surfactant-Polyelectrolyte Complex using Valvejet 3D Printing-Aided Colloidal Self Assembly, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects
  • 2018
    High-shear rate rheometry of micro-nanofibrillated cellulose (CMF/CNF) suspensions using rotational rheometer, Cellulose
  • 2016
    Aqueous solutions of HEC and hmHEC: effects of molecular mass versus hydrophobic associations on hydrodynamic and thermodynamic parameters, Cellulose
  • 2016
    Extensional rheometry of cellulose ether solutions: flow instability, Cellulose

Professional Memberships

  • The Royal Society of Chemistry
  • International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry


Young Researcher Award, National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India, January 2011.