Dr Kerr Samson
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Prior to joining the Department, Kerr was a postdoctoral research associate at the Institute of Biophysics, Biochemistry, and Bioengineering (IB3) at Heriot-Watt University, where he had previously completed his PhD in biomedical engineering (2020). His work focuses on the development of novel drug delivery systems, and 3D printable materials for biomedical purposes. Kerr has additional industrial experience regarding the research and manufacturing of biomedical devices. He obtained his BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology (2014), and MSc in Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (2015) from The University of Strathclyde. During his PhD, he was awarded a John Moyes Lessells travel scholarship from The Royal Society of Edinburgh, which enabled him to collaborate with Dr. Tim Dargaville at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane.