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Maxwell Centre


Maxwell liaison team


Monica Lucena

Maxwell Centre Engagement Coordinator

Tel. +44 (0) 1223 747373

Monica coordinates practical delivery of activities within the Maxwell Centre programme for academia-industry engagement. This includes Maxwell events, newsletter and communications, as well as day-to-day support for the industrial residents, hot-deskers and visitors to the Centre. 
Email Monica if you would like to subscribe to our monthly newsletter.

Dr Alex Samoshkin

Translational Technology Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 1223 336802

Alex's primary role is to link the Physical Sciences/Technology Schools (West Cambridge) and the Clinical School (Biomedical Campus) helping to translate new methods/technologies/materials into clinic as well as bringing back clinical questions and challenges to the scientists. Industrial links are a powerful catalyst for med-tech and platform translational efforts, and are incorporated through the Maxwell Centre and Office of Translational Research networks and partnerships.

Alex is sharing his time between the West Cambridge and Biomedical campuses, and you can find him regularly (normally Wednesdays) at the Maxwell Centre.

Contact Alex if you have ideas /questions around research with prospective biomedical applications, and if you would like to be posted about events and opportunities in this space.



Cheng Liu

Maxwell Centre Lab Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 1223 760094 

A first point of contact for the Maxwell Centre's shared-access experimental facilities and for technical enquiries regarding the laboratories in the Maxwell building.