Welcome to the Software Sustainability Institute's Fellows page, where we proudly showcase the diverse and accomplished individuals who contribute to the vibrant ecosystem of software sustainability. Our fellows are passionate professionals from various domains, united by a common goal: advancing the sustainability of software in research and beyond.

Fellowship 2022 collage

These exceptional individuals represent a spectrum of expertise, ranging from software development and data science to research and academia. As fellows of the Software Sustainability Institute, they embody a commitment to fostering best practices, collaboration, and innovation in the ever-evolving landscape of scientific software.

Explore the profiles of our esteemed fellows to discover their impactful contributions, insights, and the valuable role they play in shaping the future of sustainable software. Together, we are building a community that empowers and supports the long-term viability of software in research, enabling breakthroughs and discoveries that benefit us all.

2023 Inauguration

Alex ColemanAlex SouthgateAman GoelAndrea Sanchez Tapia

Alex Coleman

Research Software Engineering  
University of Leeds

Alex Southgate

Physics & Astronomy  
Cardiff University

Aman Goel

Research Software Engineering, Open Science  
University of Manchester

Andrea Sánchez Tapia

Ecology/Biodiversity Informatics  
Global Fishing Watch

Aoife HughesDeborah LeemFelicity Anderson

Aoife Hughes

Science research / software development
The Alan Turing Institute

David Young

Queen's University Belfast

Deborah Leem

Digital Humanities
University College London (UCL)

Felicity 'Flic' Anderson

Research Software Engineering Research
University of Edinburgh

Gaurav BhaleraoGeorgia AitkenheadKasia BanasKieran Didi

Gaurav Bhalerao

University of Oxford

Georgia Aitkenhead

Participatory Science
The Alan Turing Institute

Kasia Banas

Data Science for Health and Social Care
University of Edinburgh

Kieran Didi

AI for Biology/Bioinformatics
Cambridge University

Lincoln CollingLoic LannelongueMagesh Chandramouli100,000 Profile placeholder Vector Images | Depositphotos

Lincoln Colling

Cognitive Science
University of Sussex

Loïc Lannelongue

Green computing, biomedical data science
University of Cambridge

Magesh Chandramouli

Computer Graphics, Virtual Reality
Purdue University NW

Melissa Black

Open science, open education

Michael TsoNadine SpychalaReina Camacho ToroSamuel Forbes

Michael Tso

Environmental data science, hydrology, geophysics
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

Nadine Spychala

Computational & Theoretical Neuroscience
University of Sussex

Reina Camacho Toro


Samuel Forbes

Developmental Psychology
Durham University

Sarah JaffaSaranjeet Kaur BhogalStephen KluszaUgur Yilmaz

Sarah Jaffa

Research Software Engineering
University College London

Saranjeet Kaur Bhogal

Statistician, Community Builder, Open Source and Open Science Advocate
RSE Asia Association

Stephen Klusza

Developmental genetics
Clayton State University

Ugur Yilmaz

Square Kilometre Array Observatory

2022 Inauguration

Annie JefferyBastian Greshake TzovarasChristina LastConnah Kendrick

Annie Jeffery

University College London

Bastian Greshake Tzovaras

Citizen Science
Inserm, Université de Paris

Christina Last

Machine Learning
The Alan Turing Institute

Connah Kendrick

Computer Graphics, 3D data
Manchester Metropolitan University

David WilbyGemma TuronGeorgina Al-BadriGinestra Ferraro

David Wilby

Best Practice in Research Software
University of Sheffield

Gemma Turon

AI and Machine Learning Tools
Ersilia Open Source Initiative

Georgina Al-Badri

Mathematical and Computational Modelling
University College London

Ginestra Ferraro

Research Software UI/ UX Designer
King's College London

James Byrne Profile PhotoJannetta SteynJesper DramschKim Martin

James Byrne

Multi-Scale Software
British Antarctic Survey

Jannetta Steyn

Bioinformatics and Research Software Engineering
Newcastle University

Jesper Dramsch

Machine Learning in the Sciences

Kim Martin

Biomedical Science
Stellenbosch University

Luke AbrahamMeag DohertyMike WalmsleyNilani Ganeshwaran

Luke Abraham

Chemistry-Climate Modelling
University of Cambridge

Meag Doherty

Research Experience and Open Data
National Institutes of Health

Mike Walmsley

Applied Deep learning in Astrophysics
University of Manchester

Nilani Ganeshwaran

Software and Digital Development
University of Manchester

Peter SchmidtRiva QuirogaSadie BartholomewSam Harrison

Peter Schmidt

Research Software Engineering
Freelance Podcaster (Code for Thought)

Riva Quiroga

Corpus Linguistics, Computational Methods
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Sadie Bartholomew

Computational Science for Research
University of Reading

Sam Harrison

Environmental Geospatial Modelling
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

Sarah AmesSarah ForresterSophia BatchelorTom Russell

Sarah Ames

Digital Scholarship
National Library of Scotland

Sarah Forrester

Biology and Bioinformatics
University of York

Sophia Batchelor

University of Leeds

Tom Russell

Sustainable Infrastructure Systems
University of Oxford

Valentin DanchevValerio Maggio  

Valentin Danchev

Computational Social Science
Queen Mary University of London

Valerio Maggio

Data Science and Machine Learning
Anaconda, inc.


2021 Inauguration

Abhishek DasguptaAlison ClarkeChris JochemColin Sauze

Abhishek Dasgupta

Research Software Engineering
University of Oxford

Alison Clarke

Research Software Engineering
Durham University

Chris Jochem

Spatial Demography
University of Southampton

Colin Sauze

Research Software Engineering, HPC
National Oceanography Centre

Daniele ProcidaDave HorsfallDominik KrzeminskiEli Chadwick

Daniele Procida

Open-Source Software Development

Dave Horsfall

Research Software Engineering
Newcastle University

Dominik Krzemiński

RSE in Neuroscience
University of Cambridge

Eli Chadwick

Computational Science and RSE
The Carpentries

Emma KarouneHannah WilliamsIain BarrassKaty Brown

Emma Karoune

Archaeological Sciences
The Alan Turing Institute

Hannah Williams

Infectious Disease Modelling
Public Health England

Iain Barrass

Research Software Development, HPC
University of Glasgow

Katy Brown

Bioinformatics, Virology
University of Cambridge

Leontien TalboomMateusz MalentaMatthew BluteauMichael Berks

Leontien Talboom

Digital Preservation
Cambridge University Libraries

Mateusz Malenta

HPC, Machine Learning
University of Manchester

Matthew Bluteau

Research Software Engineering, Training
UK Atomic Energy Authority

Michael Berks

Medical Image Analysis
University of Manchester

Simon WaldmanThibault LestangYadira Sanchez 

Simon Waldman

Marine and Offshore Renewable Energy
University of Hull


Thibault Lestang

RSE, Code Review
Imperial College London

Yadira Sánchez

Software Development, Liberatory Technologies
University of Southampton


2020 Inauguration


Alex Clarke

Astronomy, Machine Learning
Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics

Anna-Maria Sichani

Media History, Historical Data Modelling
School of Advanced Study, University of London

Diego Alonso Álvarez

RSE, Training
Imperial College London

Edward Palmer

Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
University College London

Emily Bell

Digital Humanities
University of Leeds

Emily Lewis

Machine Learning in Nuclear Applications
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory - STFC - UKRI

Emma Rand

Biology and Bioinformatics
University of York

Jez Cope

Research Data Services
British Library

Pablo BernabeuPhil McAleer

Jon Massey

Research into Antimicrobial Resistance
University of Oxford

Leonardo Uieda

Universidade de São Paulo

Pablo Bernabeu

Psycholinguistics and Cognitive Psychology
UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Phil McAleer

University of Glasgow

Philipp Boersch-SupanSarah GibsonTarek AllamWill Furnass

Philipp Boersch-Supan

Quantitative Ecology
British Trust for Ornithology

Sarah Gibson

Open Source Infrastructure
The International Interactive Computing Collaboration (2i2c)

Tarek Allam

Astrophysics, Scientific Computing

Will Furnass

Research Software Engineering
University of Sheffield

Will HulmeYasir Noori profile picture  

Will Hulme

Statistics, Observational Health Data
EBM DataLab

Yasir Noori

Electronic and Photonic Technologies
University of Southampton


2019 Inauguration

Andrew StewartAnna KrystalliBenjamin KriklerCatherine Smith

Andrew Stewart

Neuroscience, Human Language Processing
University of Manchester

Anna Krystalli

RSE, Reproducible Research
University of Sheffield

Benjamin Krikler

Particle Physics, Software Development
University of Bristol

Catherine Smith

Humanities, Language Analysis
University of Birmingham

Daniel HobleyFrances CooperGergana DaskalovaIsla Myers-Smith

Daniel Hobley

Computer Simulations, Modelling Tools
Cardiff University

Frances Cooper

Software Engineering

Gergana Daskalova

Global Change Ecology
University of Edinburgh

Isla Myers-Smith

Global Change Ecology
University of Edinburgh

Jessica WardLaura JamesLeandro LiborioLucy Whalley

Jessica Ward

Quantitative Ecology
Newcastle University

Laura James

Engineering, Sustainable Technologies

Leandro Liborio

Computational Modelling
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory - STFC - UKRI

Lucy Whalley

Computational Materials Science
Northumbria University

Malvika SharanMozhgan Kabiri chimehPatricia HerterichRachael Ainsworth

Malvika Sharan

Bio-Computation, Community Building
European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Mozhgan Kabiri chimeh

GPU Developing, Community Building

Patricia Herterich

Reproducibity and Fair Data Practices
Open Life Science

Rachael Ainsworth

Radio Astronomy, Inclusive Research Culture
The University of Manchester

Sorrel Harriet   

Sorrel Harriet

Software Development, Continuous Learning Culture


2018 Inauguration

Adam JacksonAdam TomkinsAlejandra Gonzalez-BeltranAlexander Morley

Adam Jackson

Computational Research
Science and Technology Facilities Council

Adam Tomkins

Computational Neuroscience
University of Sheffield

Alejandra Gonzalez-Beltran

RSE, Data Science
University of Oxford

Alexander Morley

University of Oxford

Becky ArnoldBrigitta SipoczEike muellerGeraint Palmer

Becky Arnold

Astrophysics, Star Clusters
University of Sheffield

Brigitta Sipocz

Institute of Astronomy

Eike Mueller

Scientific Computing
University of Bath

Geraint Palmer

Mathematics, Stochastic Simulations
Cardiff University

Martin DonnellyMatt WilliamsMatthew Upson profile pictureReka Solymosi

Martin Donnelly

Open Science, Data Management
University College London

Matt Williams

University of Bristol

Matthew Upson

Data Science, Digital Services
Mantis LNP Limited

Reka Solymosi

Data Science, Quantiative Methods
University of Manchester

Richard AdamsSammie Buzzard Profile PictureStephan DruskatStuart Grieve

Richard Adams

Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Cranfield University

Sammie Buzzard

Mathematics, Meteorology
Northumbria University

Stephan Druskat

Humanities, Software Sustainability
German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Stuart Grieve

University College London

Tania AllardYo Yehudi  

Tania Allard

RSE, Teaching
University of Sheffield

Yo Yehudi

RSE, Open Source Software
Open Life Science


2017 Inauguration

Alice HarpoleAndy SouthArchibald BlairCyril Pernet

Alice Harpole

University of Southampton

Andy South

Software Tools, Ecology
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Blair Archibald

Functional Programming, Computer Systems
University of Glasgow

Cyril Pernet

Neurobiology Research Unit, Rigshospitalet

Danny WongEdward FisherEdward SmithEilis Hannon Profile Picture

Danny Wong

Medicine, Anaesthesia
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust & King's College London

Edward Fisher

Microelectronics, Measurement Systems
University of Edinburgh

Edward Smith

Mechanical Engineering
Imperial College London

Eilis Hannon

University of Exeter

Gary LeemingHans FangohrKrishna KumarLaurence Billingham

Gary Leeming

Health Informatics
University of Liverpool

Hans Fangohr

Computational Modelling
University of Southampton

Krishna Kumar

Computational Engineering
University of Cambridge

Laurence Billingham

Reproducible Research, Machine Learning
British Geological Survey (NERC)

Lawrence HudsonNikoleta GlynatsiRobin LongSanjay Manohar

Lawrence Hudson

RSE, Open Science
Natural History Museum

Nikoleta Glynatsi

Game Theory, Machine Learning
Cardiff University

Robin Long

Particle Physics, Programming
Lancaster University

Sanjay Manohar

Neuroscience, Neurology
University of Oxford

Thomas EtheringtonThomas Robitaille  

Thomas Etherington

Geography, Ecology
Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research

Thomas Robitaille

Scientific Software


2016 Inauguration

Caroline JayCraig MaclachlanDavid Perez-SuarezHeather Ford

Caroline Jay

Computer Science, RSE
University of Manchester

Craig MacLachlan

Climate Science
Met Office Hadley Centre

David Perez-Suarez

Solar Physics, Open-Source Software
University College London

Heather Ford

Collaborative Platforms, Digital Methods
University of Leeds

Iza RomanowskaJames harold davenportJon HillManuel corpas

Iza Romanowska

Computer Science, Simulation Techniques
University of Southampton

James Harold Davenport

Mathematics and Computer Science
University of Bath

Jon Hill

Environmental Modelling
University of York

Manuel Corpas

Bioinformatics, Genomics
Cambridge Precision Medicine

Mark StillwellMelodee Helene BealsOlivia GuestBecca Wilson

Mark Stillwell

HPC and Cloud Distributed Systems
Cisco Meraki

Melodee Helene Beals

Digital History
Loughborough University

Olivia Guest

Cognitive Modelling, Categorisation
Radboud University

Rebecca Wilson

Privacy Preserving data tools and methodologies
University of Liverpool

Robert Paul DaveyRoss MounceSteve HarrisTerhi Nurmikko-Fuller

Robert Paul Davey

Data Infrastructure and Algorithms
Earlham Institute

Ross Mounce

Content Retrieval, Extraction and Re-Use, Data Sharing
University of Cambridge

Steve Harris

Anaesthesia and Critical Care
University College London Hospital

Terhi Nurmikko-Fuller

Digital Humanities
Australian National University

Vincent Knight   

Vincent Knight

Mathematics, Operational Research
Cardiff University


2015 Inauguration

Alys BrettBethan DaviesBoris AdryanClaire Donoghue

Alys Brett

Software Development, Fusion Research
Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

Bethan Davies

Glacial Geology
Royal Holloway University of London

Boris Adryan

Computational Biology
University of Cambridge

Claire Donoghue

Machine Learning and Imaging

Dominic OrchardJames BakerJames SpencerJoe Parker

Dominic Orchard

Computer Science
University of Kent and University of Cambridge

James Baker

Digital Humanities
University of Southampton

James Spencer

RSE, Quantum Chemistry

Joe Parker

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 

Larisa BlazicNatalie StanfordOliver LaslettRichard Johnston

Larisa Blazic

Open Source Software, Media Arts
University of Westminster

Natalie Stanford

Data management, Life Sciences
Capgemini Engineering

Oliver Laslett

Computational Engineering

Richard Johnston

X-ray Microtomography
Swansea University

Robert HainesRobert PattonRussell GarwoodSarah Mount

Robert Haines

University of Manchester

Robert Patton

Clinical Psychology
University of Surrey

Russell Garwood

Digital Visualisation, X-ray and CT Scanning
University of Manchester

Sarah Mount

Computer Science, Programming Languages
University of Wolverhampton

Susheel Varma Profile PictureTom PollardTorsten Reimer profile picture 

Susheel Varma

Scientific Workflows
Information Commissioners Office

Tom Pollard

Computational Physiology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Torsten Reimer

Digital Humanities, Library Services
University of Chicago


2014 Inauguration

Alexandra SimperlerDerek GroenFarah AhmedJane Charlesworth

Alexandra Simperler

Computational Chemistry
Simperler Consulting

Derek Groen

Simulation and Modelling, HPC
Brunel University London

Farah Ahmed

X-ray Microtomography
Natural History Museum

Jane Charlesworth

Evolutionary Biology
The Life Coach School

Laurent GattoLeanne Mary WakeLiberty ForemanMark Basham

Laurent Gatto

Computational Biology
de Duve Institute, UCLouvain

Leanne Mary Wake

Geography, Sea-Level Change
University of Northumbria

Liberty Foreman

Biophysics, Spectroscopy
University College London

Mark Basham

Software Science
Diamond Light Source

Michael FischerOlexandr KonovalovPhilip FowlerRobyn Grant

Michael Fischer

Anthropological Sciences
University of Kent

Olexandr Konovalov

Computational Algebra
University of St Andrews

Philip Fowler

Computer Simulation, Cell Science
University of Oxford

Robyn Grant

Biology, Behavioural Science
Manchester Metropolitan University

Stephen EglenStuart DunnTom Crick Profile PhotoYannick Wurm

Stephen Eglen

Computational Neuroscience
University of Cambridge

Stuart Dunn

Humanities, Crowd-Sourcing
Kings's College London

Tom Crick

Computing Science, Code Optimisation
Swansea University

Yannick Wurm

Queen Mary University London

2013 Inauguration

Adam CrymbleAlex ChartierAllen PopeAnna Powell Smith

Adam Crymble

History, Historical Textual Sources
King's College London

Alex Chartier

Imaging Science, Ionospheric Forecasting
University of Bath

Allen Pope

University of Cambridge

Anna Powell Smith

Software Development

Barry RowlingsonCaitlin BentleyCefn HoileJames Hetherington

Barry Rowlingson

Statistics, Epidemiology
Lancaster University

Caitlin Bentley

International Development
Royal Holloway University of London

Cefn Hoile

Digital Objects, Prototyping
Lancaster University


James Hetherington

Scientific Software Development
University College London

Kayla LacovinoMelody SandellsMike CroucherNick Pearce

Kayla Lacovino

Volcanology, Experimental Petrology
NASA Johnson Space Center

Melody Sandells

Snow and Soil Moisture, Satellite Data
CORES Science and Engineering Limited

Mike Croucher

RSE, Programming
University of Sheffield

Nick Pearce

Social Science
University of West London

Richard AbelRobin WilsonStephan Lautenschlager 

Richard Abel

CT Scanning, 3D Imaging
Imperial College London

Robin Wilson

Data Science, Software Development

Stephan Lautenschlager

University of Birmingham


2012 Inauguration

Aleksandra PawlikColin SempleElisa Loza ReyesHeather Packer

Aleksandra Pawlik

Scientific Software Development
The Open University

Colin Semple

MRC Human Genetics Unit

Elisa Loza Reyes

Statistics, Genomics
NHS Blood and Transplant

Heather Packer

Ontologies, Semantic Web
University of Southampton

Kathryn RoseKristy RevellLaura MossNorman Morrison

Kathryn Rose

Glaciology, Glacial Geomorphology
Venner Shipley LLP

Kristy Revell

Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs

Laura Moss

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
University of Glasgow

Norman Morrison

Precision Health

Simon ChoppinVanesa Magar  

Simon Choppin

Biomechanics, Electronics
Sheffield Hallam University

Vanesa Magar

Fluid Mechanics, Seabed and Shoreline Evolution
Centre for Scientific Research and Postgraduate Education of Ensenada (CICESE)



Sarah Butcher   

Sarah Butcher