Meet the Department
Meet the academics – from both fashion business and technology and materials science and engineering – who help make the Department of Materials what it is.
Meet the Department 8th April 2020
Head of the Department of Materials Prof William Sampson shares the news of college Dr Colin Leach’s passing.
Meet the Department 5th July 2019
Dr Liu’s research explores functional fashion and wearable devices – and could drastically improve the lives of disabled people and the elderly. Find out more.
Meet the Department 2nd April 2019
Learn more about Ping Xiao, Professor of Materials Science at Manchester and Rolls-Royce/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Advanced Coating Technology.
Meet the Department 26th March 2019
The new MIDAS programme led by Prof Michael Preuss aims to make nuclear power safer and cleaner by researching cladding materials in nuclear reactors.
Meet the Department 9th October 2018
The School of Materials has welcomed three new academics in recent months. Read on to find out more about them.
Meet the Department 22nd June 2018
This week, we spoke to Marie O’Brien, a Histologist and the Human Tissue Authority Person Designate at the School of Materials.
Meet the Department 8th May 2018
The School of Materials is pleased to welcome our new Lecturer in Polymer Science, Dr Charles Darko.
Meet the Department 26th February 2018
For today’s #MondayMaterials, we’re grabbing a few minutes with Dr Simeon Gill – lecturer in Fashion Technology Management. He describes his ongoing search for the perfect fit, and how applying engineering processes could provide the answer. Please can you describe your research, for the layman, in 10 sentences or less? I explore how we can […]
Meet the Department 12th February 2018
In today’s #MondayMaterials, we’re talking to biomaterials research experimental officer Louise Carney about the work she does in the School. Please can you describe your role within the School of Materials, for the layman, in 10 sentences or less? I work as an experimental officer within the biomaterials research grouping, and our research aims are […]
Meet the Department 29th January 2018
This week, we’re talking with Dr Chamil Abeykoon, lecturer and eLearning Lead for the School of Materials. Here he gives us an insight into his research, and tells us about his love of nature and the great outdoors. Please can you describe your research, for the layman, in 10 sentences or less? My research spectrum […]