Ben Coldrick

Phone number

0121 204 3565



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I am currently studying for my PhD at Aston as part of the Biomedical Engineering Research Group, although I am also closely linked to the Ophthalmic Research Group and ARCHA. 

I started my PhD in July 2010, after completing my Mechanical Engineering degree in June 2010, also at Aston University. As part of my degree I spent a year at SolidSolutions Management Ltd as a technical support engineer for SolidWorks, a world class computer aided design piece of software.

Qualifications & Education

  • BEng with First Class Honours in Mechanical Engineering, Aston University 2010


  • 2010 – date: PhD Student

  • 2008 – 2009: Technical Support Engineer, SolidSolutions Management Ltd

Research interests

  • Finite element analysis (FEA) of the human lens

  • Accommodation

  • Presbyopia

Membership of Professional Bodies


Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research