Professor Iseult Lynch is the Chair of Environmental Nanosciences of the at the University of Birmingham and the Project Coordinator of NanoCommons. She is also member of the Coordination Team of the EU NanoSafety Cluster.
She is an Associate Editor for Environmental Science: Nano, and Deputy director for the Facility for Environmental Nanomaterials Analysis and Characterisation (FENAC) at the University of Birmingham. Her research focuses on the environmental interactions of nanoparticles and nanostructured surfaces with biological entities from macromolecules to organisms.
She has a very broad overview of all aspects of nanomaterials safety assessment and the data requirements, having served as Chair of the EU Nanosafety Cluster Working Group (NSC WG) on databases for two years (and as co-Chair of the Hazard WG prior to that), as well as being theme editor for the Materials and classification section of the NSC Vision2020 research roadmap. She is currently co-authoring and editing the EU – US Nanoinformatics 2030 Roadmap.