Prof. Konstantin Kamenev

Chair of Extreme Conditions Engineering

School of Engineering

Research Interests 

Design, construction and testing of novel instruments, which provide sample environment at the extremes of pressures, temperatures, electric and magnetic fields.  Deveolopment of high-pressure equipment used for diffraction, spectroscopy, magnetic and eletric transport measurements in-house and at large scale neutron and synchrotron facilities.  Computer moedeling of stresses and deformations as well as temperature and field gradients in materials and equipment performing in extreme conditions.  Studies of magnetic, electronic and structural properties of materials at high pressure.


Email Address 


Centre for Science at Extreme Conditions, The University of Edinburgh, Room 3802, Erskine Williamson Building, Peter Guthrie Tait Road, The King's Buildings Edinburgh, EH9 3FD


+44 (0)131 651 7232


+44 (0)131 651 7049