Fouzia Ouali

Fouzia Ouali

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

School of Science & Technology

Staff Group(s)
Physics and Mathematics


Dr Fouzia Ouali is Course Leader and Admission Tutor for the MRes Medical and Materials Imaging masters.

She is Module Leader for:

  • Matter: Evidence for Quantisation (PHYS12113)
  • Workshop (PHYS12622)
  • The Quantum World (PHYS22111)
  • MRes Research project (PHYS49622)

She also teaches on the following modules:

  • Advanced Modern Physics (PHYS32162)
  • Medical Imaging (PHYS32521/PHYS42522)

Career overview

Dr Ouali obtained a PhD in Physics from the University of Nottingham.

Previous academic and industrial positions:

  • Senior Scientist, Bookham Technology (Formally known as Marconi Optical Components)
  • Lecturer in Physics, School of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Nottingham
  • Research Fellow, School of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Nottingham

Research areas

Research into wetting phenomena and capillarity. Areas of interest include:

  • Evaporation of liquid droplets and ring stain deposits
  • Capillary flow in micro-channels
  • Colloidal Self-Assembly
  • Capillary Origami

In addition, Dr Ouali has an extensive experience, both academic and industrial, in the physics, optical properties and technology of III-V semiconductor devices including photonic devices, resonant tunnelling diodes, superlattices and high mobility transistors.

Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil/PhD exist in all the areas identified above and in associated interdisciplinary areas. Further information may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School.

External activity

Sponsors and collaborators

Recent research has been carried out with support from the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council and the Nuffield Foundation.



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