Current research activities: ceramics science and engineering: ceramic synthesis from precursors; ceramic and metal powder processing and forming; mathematical modelling of powder forming; sol-gel processing of ceramics and glasses; polymer science and technology: interests include heterogeneous polymer systems, polymer processing, filled systems, oriented polymers, synthesis and properties of polyurethanes; power and aerospace materials: aim to relate composition, processing and service parameters to mechanical properties of metallic alloys and polymer composites; composites research includes finite element analysis of high-impact composites and polyamide ceramer interlayer composites; Rubber Process Engineering Centre: rubber mixing, microstructure and properties of rubber blend compounds, equipment development, application of finite element analysis to rubber processing; surface and interface engineering: focus on electrode position, anodising, polymer surfaces and interfaces; also on environmental aspects of metal finishing.
Good degree or equivalent experience.
EPSRC; EU; British Council; industry.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|EngD||Full-time||October 2016||-||4 years|
|PhD||Full-time||October 2016||-||3 years|
|PhD||Part-time||October 2016||-||5 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||October 2016||-||2 years|
|MPhil||Part-time||October 2016||-||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Loughborough University||Loughborough||LE11 3TU||East Midlands|
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