James Exley


James Exley is a first year PhD student in the School of Civil Engineering.  He holds an EPSRC iCASE studentship partenered with G2O Water Technologies, and his research project is entitled "Development of 2D materials for water treatment".


He gained his MEng degree in Engineering Science from Wadham College, University of Oxford, graduating in 2016.  Specialising in chemical engineering, he gained interest in matters relating to the environment and in particular, strategies for management and remediation of waste and waste water.  Following his undergraduate studies, James sought to further his research interests by pursuing an MSc in Polymers, Colourants and Fine Chemicals at University of Leeds, based in the School of Chemistry.


  • MSc Polymers, Colourants and Fine Chemicals - University of Leeds - 2017/18
  • MEng Engineering Science - University of Oxford - 2012-16