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Malini Vieyra  PhD

Dr Malini Vieyra



Research Development Officer

+44 29208 79198
McKenzie House, Room Floor 6, 30-36 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0DE


I am a Research Development Officer for the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering (CPSE), working in Research and Innovation Services (RIS). My role involves supporting the academic community in enhancing and increasing both research capacity and income for CPSE for the University. 

My experience post PhD broadly ranges from working in Research and Development (R&D) as a Senior process engineer in the semiconductor industry (Read/write heads for computer discs) and, as a senior project leader in an Engineering consultancy company to lead on and deliver technical outputs for the European Framework 7 and InnovateUK projects. 



Oct’04 - Aug’08:   PhD, Wolfson Centre for Magnetics, Cardiff University, UK

Jun’00 - May’01:  B.Ed (Physics and Mathematics), India. 

Jul’97 - May’99:   M.Sc (Physics): Distinction with Honours, India. 

Jul’92 - May’95:   B.Sc: First Class, India.


Apr’18- Present: Research Development Officer (CPSE)- Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK

Process Engineer: Jan'18-Apr'18- IQE Silicon, Cardiff, Wales, UK

May'13-Jan'18: Senior Project Leader- TWI Ltd. Technology Centre, Port Talbot, Wales, UK

Nov’08 – Jan’12: Senior Process Engineer- Seagate Technology, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK









Professional memberships

Chartered Engineer since 2016 with the Institute of Physics (IoP)

Member of the Institute of Physics (MIoP) since 2006

Research themes