Janice M. Barton

University of Bristol, Bristol Composites Institute, UK

SEM Awards: SEM Fellow, William M. Murray Lecture

Janice Barton is a full professor in Experimental Mechanics. In 2019, she joined the University of Bristol, bringing a wealth of previous experience from the University of Southampton. Her research interests are in imaging for data-rich material characterizations and assessments of structural performance, with a special focus on the lightweight structural design of composite structures. Janice has been involved in numerous projects across disciplines.

Janice attended her first SEM conference in 1993 and is 25 year member of the Society. She is an SEM fellow and she gave the 2020 Murrey Lecture (the first woman), which was truly an honour. She chaired the inaugural TD on Thermomechanics and Infrared Imaging. She has recently led a successful £20M proposal for an Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Centre for Doctoral Training in Innovation for Sustainable Composites Engineering to train 67 doctoral students over an eight year period. Janice puts knowledge sharing and student development at the centre of her activities and id delighted to be involved in the course.


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Last Updated: 05/13/2024