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Mari Napari

Dr Mari Napari

Technical Manager (Cleanroom)


Mari Napari is the Cleanroom Manager in the Department of Physics. She has a varied background in fabricating and characterising materials for electronic device applications, and she specialises in thin film fabrication using atomic layer deposition.

Jan 2023 – present, Technical Manager (Cleanroom), (former title Cleanroom Engineer), Department of Physics, King’s College London

2019 – 2022 Research Fellow, School of Electronics and Computer Science & Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics, University of Southampton

2017 – 2019 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge

2017 PhD, Department of Physics, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland


  • Overseeing daily cleanroom activities and experiments
  • Training and supporting PhD students, researchers and external clients to specify and deliver their fabrication needs
  • Providing safety advice, risk assessments, and COSHH for the safe operation of the facilities and instruments
  • Managing maintenance of both scientific instruments and surrounding plant equipment.