Kyprianos Georgiou


Faculty:Faculty of Science and Engineering

School:Life Sciences

Location: Cambridge

Research Supervision:Yes

Kyprianos’ work focuses on understanding the chemical interaction between latent finger marks, chemical treatments and recycled/non-recycled surfaces.


Kyp joined the Biomedical and Forensic Science department in September 2015. He previously taught at Middlesbrough College and Teesside University teaching subjects such as Crime Scene Investigation, Collection and Packaging of Evidence, Analysis of Evidence, Forensic Management and Legal Issues in Forensic Science.

Kyp completed his MSc at Teeside University where he was involved in projects such as 3D scanning of footwear impressions, chemical enhancement of fingerprints and enhancement of fingerprints from bags contaminated with decomposing meat. He is currently working on his PhD at Teesside University in the field of fingerprint development from recycled and non-recycled plastic bags.

Research interests

  • Fingerprint development
  • Crime scene examination and preservation of evidence
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
  • Enhancement, recovery and analysis of footwear impressions

Areas of research supervision

  • Crime scene examination
  • Fingerprint development


Kyp is currently teaching on the courses BSc (Hons) Forensic Science and BSc (Hons) Crime and Investigative Studies.


  • MSc Forensic Investigation (University of Teesside)
  • BSc Criminology (University of Chester)