Richard Kitney

Imperial College London

Kitney is Professor of Biomedical Systems Engineering and Co-Director and Co-Founder of the Imperial College Centre for Synthetic Biology and Innovation. He is a Fellow of The Royal Academy of Engineering and Chaired the Academy’s Inquiry into Synthetic Biology – and is a member of the UK’s Leadership Council for Synthetic Biology. Kitney (with Professor Paul Freemont) has been responsible for developing the Imperial College Synthetic Biology Hub. Kitney has published over 300 papers in the fields of synthetic biology, mathematical modelling, biomedical information systems, and medical imaging and has worked extensively in and with industry.