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Reader in Nanomaterials Chemistry, University of Central Lancashire

Dr Sen is an expert in nano chemistry and nano-biomaterials with more than 20 years research experience from laboratory scale development to commercial products. He is the principal inventor of PCT application for three Great Britain patents and has published more than 50 high impact peer review journal articles of his original work, two high impact review articles, two book chapters and seven articles in books in the area of nano-biomaterials chemistry.

He managed several research projects as a principle investigator in the past and currently managing a unique research area “Magnetic Hyperthermia” in collaboration with nanoscale Biomagnetics SL, Spain funded partially by Royal Society, UK. He is the coordinator of one on-going international project funded by UKERI ( in collaboration with two industrial organisations and one academic organisation. He has successfully delivered one International workshop on magnetic nanomaterials in August 2015 ( and one international symposium “Functional Nanomaterials in Industrial Applications: Academic-Industry Meet” in March 2016 ( as a chair / coordinator.

Due to his outstanding research reputation, he has been invited to present his group’s research work at top international nanotechnology conferences across the globe, chaired several sessions and participated as a panel member of several forum discussion with academic and industrial organisations. Some examples of most recent and up-coming activites are given below:

June 2015: Washington DC, Clean-tech, Invited keynote speaker on Nanomaterials in CleanTech sharing platform with White House delegates, top Industrial leaders, investors, venture capitalists, Entrepreneurs etc.

21st April and 22nd April 2016 at Manchester: Invited speaker and a panel member to discuss “Nano related emerging technology” with industrial leaders, venture capitalists, investors, media and Government agencies

5th May, Lille, France at European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting: Invited talk on Nano-biomaterials research at UCLan:

25th May 2016 at Dublin, Ireland : Invited speaker and a panel member to discuss “Nanomaterials in Clean technology” with industrial leaders, venture capitalists, investors, media and Government agencies

He is a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, Higher Education Academy, UK and member of the Editorial board of two peer review journals, a member of the peer review panel of the research council UK and Royal Society, UK. He has also completed a foundation degree in project management (PRINCE II) endorsed by the UK government as the project management standard for public projects


  • –present
    Reader, University of Central Lancashire


PhD in Materials Chemistry