Carmen Torres

Exec Director Embedded Intelligence at Loughborough University)

Carmen received an MEng in Chemical Engineering from the University of Granada (Spain).  After a few years working in Brussels, sitting on the executive board of the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises, she decided to undertake a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, graduating in 2008 from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.  Her PhD work has driven the development of a novel technique for the engineering and tailoring of functionalities and geometries within solid polymeric foams via controlled ultrasonic irradiation.

Carmen was a Research Fellow at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, from 2008 until 2010.  She then took up a lectureship position in Mechanical Engineering at Heriot-Watt University.  Carmen joined the Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at Loughborough University in April 2013 as a Senior Lecturer.