The HackScience Team

A team of engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs dedicated to accelerating research
Ali Afshar

Ali Afshar

Co-Founder

Ali is a PhD researcher in the Department of Chemistry at Imperial who hates doing things by hand and dreams of an automated lab! He’s also a hardware enthusiast, having previously founded a hardware startup.

Jame Bannock

Jame Bannock

Automation Guru

James is an exceptional Chemist with a flair for hardware bringing with him years of lab automation experience developed at Imperial College. He leads the development of the HackScience kits.

Jonathan Nwosu

Jonathan Nwosu

Technical Product Management Intern

Jonathan holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from Surrey University and has experience building software products through his time at Google and building his own startup Sentview.

Ignacio Willats

Ignacio Willats

Co-Founder

Ignacio is a serial entrepreneur, with a passion for lean methodology. He’s also experienced as a product manager, having worked at DueDil, and prides himself on rigorous user testing early.

James Cunningham

James Cunningham

Hardware Design Engineer

James holds an MSc in Biomedical Engineering from Imperial and has domain expertise in design and manufacturing.

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Henry Miskin

Henry Miskin

Lead Engineer

Simply put, Henry is a fearless engineer who can take on any challenge. He holds an MSc in Computer Science from Imperial college and a rather handy BSc in Mechanical Engineering!

Sabin Marcu

Sabin Marcu

Web Developer

Sabin is an incredible web developer who always works at the bleeding edge. He looks after software development at HackScience.