Carla Verdi

Carla Verdi

Carla is a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the Materials department. Her research is focsued on computational materials science, condensed matter physics. The most interesting question she aims to answer through this research is ‘How can I help unravel the physical mechanisms behind certain experimental results in condensed matter physics, solely by means of theoretical calculations based on quantum mechanics?’

She also has some publications:

Helen Potts

Helen Potts

Helen is a 1st year DPhil student in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics (DPAG).

Moriah Baxevane-Connell

Moriah Baxevane-Connell

Moriah is currently an MBA student but used to work as a technology consultant. Her day to day job included: working on-site with customers who hired Microsoft to implement/fix/update technology systems. She specifically worked with data, databases, and data warehouses to do analytics, reporting, and find insights from organization’s mass amounts of data to improve projects.

Shih Chin Chai

Shih Chin Chai

Shih Chin is an MBA at the Said Business School. She works as a Principal Technical Specialist. Her day to day job involves managing a team, designing network infrastructure, and managing cross-functional engagement.

Gemma Tetley

Gemma Tetley

Gemma is a Technical Project Manager at Vodafone. She has held positions of: Hosting Coordinator, Hosting Delivery Manager, and Technical Project Manager. Her day to day job involves planning and overseeing the technical delivery of IT solution. The activities range from managing resources, updates to stakeholders, creating project plans, managing escalations, risk, issue and report management, working with NPD and driving improvement initiatives from within her function.

Wing Ki Wong

Wing Ki is a 2nd year DPhil in the Statistics department. Her research focuses on Statistics / Systems Approaches to Biomedical Science and she plans to go into industry.

Bethan Charnley

Bethan Charnley

Bethan is currently at the Oxford Internet Institute / on sabbatical from Elixirr. She has worked as an analyst/consultant and has spent the past two years doing lots of international work / work on client site, meaning it’s hard to describe a typical day.

Aleksandra Hall

Aleksandra Hall

Aleksandra works for EY and has held the positions of Senior Consultant and Manager. Her day to day job involves HR transformation, technology implementation, and applying tech to HR solutions.

Aleksandra Czyzewska

Aleksandra Czyzewska

Aleksandra works for Vodafone Group Services Limited and has held the positions of IT Enterprise Architect, New Product Development Solution Designer, Business Process Analyst, Project Manager, and many more. Her job involves managing teams to ensure IT strategy and future IT architecture are in place, and are implemented globally by various local IT departments. She also works with strategic software vendors to ensure strategic alignment with relation to the main technology trends like cloud, agile, digital, artificial intelligence. Her daily work includes writing papers related to the future technologies or implementation guidelines, or doing workshops with our strategic vendors and local IT departments.

Viviana Lobosco

Viviana Lobosco

Viviana works as a Automotive Solution Manager for Vodafone. Her day to day job involves aligning with other teams and try to remove barriers, and working on products and customer experience.

Setsoto Hlohlomi

Setsoto Hlohlomi

Setsoto works for Vodacom Lesotho and has held the positions of Intern Service Desk, System Administrator and Specialist : IT Operations. She works largely with administering Windows servers and client operating systems, Active directory, DNS,DHCP,SCCM and more windows applications. She also administers VMWare and works closely with hardware vendors as HP for server part replacement.

Dragana Savic

Dragana Savic

Dragana is a DPhil student whose research focuses on Physiology, Cardiology, Diabetes, Imaging, and Biomedical Engineering. She aims to learn how to cure diabetes and its cardiac complications. She is also a member of the OxFEST Mentoring Team.

Prof. Kieran Clarke (UNAVAILABLE)

Prof. Kieran Clarke

Kieran is a professor in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics (DPAG). Her research focuses on metabolism and through it she aims to answer the question: ‘Can exogenous ketones prevent diseases of western society?’

Amy Saunders

Amy Saunders

Amy is an Audit Associate at EY. Her day to day job involves working closely with clients in order to confirm the correctness of their accounts, and working towards the ACA qualification.

Geogia Richards

Georgia is a 1st year DPhil in Nuffield Dept. of Primary Care Health Sciences. Her research involves Primary Health Care/Evidence Based Medicine. She plans to transition to a post-doc/academia and eventually academic administration.

Zeella Labram

Zeella was previously a Process Engineer at Amec Foster Wheeler. She was part of the brownfield projects process engineering team, where she was responsible for the analysis, evaluation and technical design of modifications to existing oil and gas assets. She is currently an MBA candidate at Said Business School.

Jae Won Suh

Jae Won is a 1st year DPhil in Department of Population health/Epidemiology. She plans to take on a research related role in academia or industry. She’s also on the OxFEST conference team!

Johanna Michl

Johanna is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics. She is researching cell biology – specifically acid handling and signalling in cancer. She is currently addressing the following questions: What are the molecular processes that provide a survival benefit to cancer cells living under acid-stress? How is gene expression in cancer cells responsive to acid signalling?

Tanvi Barge

Tanvi has held positions of Field Technologist and Associate and has experience with working in the ICT sector with open source technology. Her day to day job involved: coding, testing, bugs fixing. She is currently an MSc in Information Security.