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Dr James Dean

Dr James Dean

CDT Coordinator


Dr James Dean is the coordinator of the CDT in Computational Methods for Materials Science inside the Centre for Scientific Computing at the Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge. He is also a Senior Research Asssociate in the Composites and Coatings Group in the Department of Materials Science at Cambridge.


He specialises in the mechanics and deformation of materials and is an expert in the application of finite element methods to complex physical problems including thermostructural mechanics and thermofluid mechanics. 


James has significant consultancy experience, having worked for Frazer-Nash Consultancy and having established his own consultancy firm ( in 2012.