19982021

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Personal profile

Biography

Professor Rebecca Seviour is the head of the Accelerator Reserach Group at the University of Huddersfield and a non-executive director at Alceli ltd. Prior to joining Huddersfield in 2013 she was the Lise Meitner Professor at Lund University, Sweden, with a joint position at the European Spallation Source. Since her first faculty appointment (2006) she has received over £1.6M Principe Investigator and joint awarded £27.8M in Co-Investigator grants. In 2007 Prof Seviour was awarded a Challenging Engineering award (EP/E007635/1, £0.9M) on photonics and metamaterials. Outputs from this project were nominated for the METAMORPHOSE industrial application award in 2009, and receiving support from the USAF, for which funding has recently been extended in the area of transformative artificial Electromagnetic media.

Prof Seviour is currently active in the EPSRC college, STFC Industrial Partnership panel, and is an elected member of the Executive Committee in the NPSS of the IEEE. Previously she has been a member of the STFC PPGP panel, STFC Gravitational waves panel, and has acted on as a member on DoE review panels.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Particle accelerator applications (medical, security, energy)
  • Particle accelerator reliability
  • Electromagnetic wave propagation in; inhomogeneous media, periodic structures, strongly dispersive media
  • Particle/wave interaction mediated via metamaterial/photonic-crystals
  • Surface effects in RF breakdown phenomena (topology, chemistry, etc)
  • Novel Electromagnetic media (HTC proximity effect, metamaterials)
  • Electromagnetic research:  numerical, theoretical, experimental
  • Modelling RF structures

Research Degree Supervision

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Research Expertise and Interests

  • Optics
  • Photonics
  • Solid State Physics
  • Experimental Physics
  • Electromagnetics
  • Scattering
  • Waveguides
  • Photonic Crystals
  • Metamaterials
  • Computational Electromagnetics
  • Microwave
  • Electromagnetism
  • Accelerators
  • Microwave Applications
  • Atmospheric Plasma
  • MCNPX

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Projects

Research Output

  • Mode Profile Shaping in Wire Media: Towards An Experimental Verification

    Boyd, T., Gratus, J., Kinsler, P., Letizia, R. & Seviour, R., 1 Aug 2018, In : Applied Sciences. 8, 8, 11 p., 1276.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Report: K-nearest neighbors matching applied to SNS accelerator pulses

    Seviour, R. & Rescic, M., 18 Jan 2018, (Unpublished)

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

  • Wakefield acceleration in planetary atmospheres: A possible source of MeV electrons. The collisionless case

    Arrayas, M., Cubero, D., Montanya, J., Seviour, R. & Trueba, J. L., 1 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics. 172, p. 69-74 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Accelerators and their ghosts

    Rescic, M., Seviour, R. & Blokland, W., May 2017, Proceedings of the 8th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC '17). Joint Accelerator Conferences Website (JACoW), p. 1975-1978 4 p. TUPIK109

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
  • Activities

    • 2 Oral presentation
    • 1 Poster presentation

    Metamaterial Based RF Source

    Simon Foulkes (Speaker), Rebecca Seviour (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
    13 Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Metamaterial Based RF Source

    Rebecca Seviour (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Simon Foulkes (Speaker)
    25 Jun 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPoster presentation

    File

    Metamaterial Based RF Source

    Simon Foulkes (Speaker), Rebecca Seviour (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
    10 Sep 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation