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UCL Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Sciences


Joined UCL: September 2016

Rupy Kaur Matharu

  • PhD Researcher
  • UCL Mechanical Engineering


Professor Mohan Edirisinghe and Dr Lena Ciric (UCL Civil Environmental & Geomatic Engineering)

Research Area


Research Outline

Novel manufacture of functional biomaterials for healthcare, particularly water/air filters.

About Rupy Kaur Matharu

Rupy Kaur Matharu completed her Bachelors degree in Biomedical Sciences with a first-class honours and her Masters degree in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering with a distinction. She was included in the Dean of The Faculty of Engineering Science List for 2015-2016 for her outstanding academic achievement during her Masters degree. Rupy is currently in her second year of doctoral studies at University College London, in which she is focusing on the production of antimicrobial fibres for air and water filtration systems at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Her research is an interdisciplinary effort as she works between the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering at UCL.


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