Eleanor Stride obtained her BEng and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from University College London, where she subsequently appointed to a lectureship and a Royal Academy of Engineering and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Research Fellowship. In 2011 she was awarded an EPSRC Challenging Engineering grant and joined the Biomedical Ultrasonics, Biotherapy and Biopharmaceutical Laboratory (BUBBL) in the Oxford Institute of Biomedical Engineering, where she became a Professor in 2014. Her main research interest is the development of systems that integrate medical imaging and therapy. She has published 135 refereed journal papers, 4 book chapters and presented over 100 conference papers. Her work has also led to the development of new patented technologies for the preparation of microbubble suspensions for ultrasound imaging and drug delivery and she has set up a spin-out company in this area. Her work has been recognized through the award of a Philip Leverhulme prize, The EPSRC & Journal of the Royal Society Interface Award, the Engineering Medal at the Parliamentary Science, Engineering & Technology for Britain awards, the Bruce Lindsay Award from the Acoustical Society of America and the IET A F Harvey prize. In 2016 she was recognised as one of the 50 most influential women in Engineering.
Watch the video below to see what Dr. Eleanor Stride can do with bubbles