Sarah Haigh.

Sarah Haigh is a Professor of Materials Characterisation at the University of Manchester, UK. She is director of the Electron Microscopy Centre with 26 electron microscopes and over 450 users. Her research interests centre on improving our understanding of nanomaterial properties by developing and applying advanced transmission electron microscope (TEM) imaging and analysis techniques. She has a particular interest in developing methods for atomic resolution imaging and analysis in liquids and gases and holds an ERC Starter Grant in this area.

She has published over 140 research papers, most in the last 5 years. She completed undergraduate and doctorate degrees in Material Science at the University of Oxford, worked as consultant application specialist to JEOL UK and moved to the University of Manchester as a Lecturer in 2010. She was awarded the IoM3 Rosenhain Medal in 2017, the RMS Medal for Innovation in Applied Microscopy in 2016 and the IoM3 Silver award in 2015.