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M3, EEE & Physics TOUR OPTION 11.35 M3 - Wolfson Materials Building by David Grant, Paul Brown,Mike Clifford. 12.00 EEE - 12.00 - 12.15 George Green Institute.

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1 M3, EEE & Physics TOUR OPTION M3 - Wolfson Materials Building by David Grant, Paul Brown,Mike Clifford EEE George Green Institute by Trevor Benson Tour of PRFEG by Eric Larkins, Ian Harrison Physics - Physics tour by Bryan Gallagher Return to M3, room C22 for lunch – LUNCH & CLOSE Civil & Built Environment OPTION –12.25 Room C22 Civil Engineering Intro to School of Civil Engineering by - Kim Elliott Discussion on areas of mutual interest Pre-Cast and Risk/Management courses - Kim Elliott, Walid Tizani Built Environment:Structures - Dimitris Theodossopoulos Facade Technology - Mauro Overend NSC OF TAIWAN VISIT 21 st Nov Coffee UNIMAT Presentation National Science Council of Taiwan Presentation

2 University of Nottingham Institute for Materials Technology (UNIMAT) University of Nottingham Institute for Materials Technology

3 Total Funding of Materials Related Research : –£10M p.a –20% of which Industry Sponsored Research Statistics Academics Many More Researchers 14 Schools University of Nottingham Institute for Materials Technology

4 Mechanical, Materials, Manufacturing Engineering (M3) Physics Chemistry Pharmacy Mathematics Civil Engineering Biological Sciences (Food Science) University of Nottingham Schools Active in Materials Research Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) Chemical, Environmental and Mining Engineering (SChEME) Humanities (Archaeology) Built Environment Medical and Surgical Sciences Human Development Biomedical Sciences University of Nottingham Institute for Materials Technology

5 Biomaterials Composites and Textiles Modelling Analysis Alloys Particulates Surface Engineering Nanotechnology Construction Materials Electronics and Photonics Glasses and Ceramics Key Areas of Expertise: University of Nottingham Institute for Materials Technology

6 Aims of UNIMAT To promote an interdisciplinary approach to Materials Research: -within the University -with industry and international research institutes -in research proposals To enhance our interactions with industry -marketing our expertise -understanding of the needs of industry -increased level of collaborative research University of Nottingham Institute for Materials Technology

7 Activities  Events: Internal: Cross-disciplinary breakout sessions External: Launch, Sector specific seminars The web site: Business Development: Sourcing relevant expertise Developing collaborative programmes with industry Commercialisation of technologies. Co-ordinated responses to major initiatives: e.g. Basic Technology, EU Framework 6, DTI Micro Nano Technology, international collaborations University of Nottingham Institute for Materials Technology

8 Case Study: Surface Engineering Collaborations across: M3, Chemistry, Pharm Sci, Physics Research Areas: –Thin film coatings (HVOF, ESAVD, CGDS, CVD, PVD etc) –Laser surface treatment –Self assembly techniques –Epitaxy (electronic materials) –Electrochemistry Collaborations: –Ford group –Hitachi –Sharp –Goodrich –Smith and Nephew University of Nottingham Institute for Materials Technology

9 Case Study: Particulate Materials Collaborations between: SChEME, M3, Physics, Civil Engineering, Chemistry Research Areas: –Minerals Processing –Fuel Technology –Powder Processing/Thermal Spray –Multi-phase flow dynamics –Granular Dynamics –Particle shape, size, counting Collaborations: –Oil and mineral companies –Aerospace (Rolls-Royce etc) University of Nottingham Institute for Materials Technology

10 Case Study: Modelling and Simulation Collaborations between: Mathematics, Medical School, M3EM, EEE, Physics, Chemistry, Pharm Sci/Biomed Sci Research Areas: –Solid State Diffusion/ Semiconductor Materials –Mechanics of Composites –Cell-Material Interactions –Photonic Integrated Circuits Collaborations: –Bookham, Nortel –Ford (Europe and US) –Smith and Nephew University of Nottingham Institute for Materials Technology

11 Case Study: Biomaterials University of Nottingham Institute for Materials Technology Collaborations between: - M3, Mathematics, Medical School, Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacy, Chemistry Research Areas: –Cell-Material Interactions –Devices, stents, urology –Tissue engineering –Degradable composites and scaffolds Collaborations: –Smith and Nephew GRC –Plasma Biotal Ltd –Corinthian Medical Ltd –Boston Scientific –Uniqema –Molecular Profiles Ltd –DTI / EPSRC/M4 Technologies Ltd.

12 Biomaterials Composites and Textiles Modelling Analysis Alloys Particulates Surface Engineering Nanotechnology Construction Materials Electronics and Photonics Glasses and Ceramics Key Areas of Expertise: University of Nottingham Institute for Materials Technology

13 Future Priorities Multi-disciplinary approach to developing key areas of expertise in materials research. For example the recent Nottingham Nanotechnology Centre. Coordinated response to changes to national and international funding Help develop collaborations with industry and international research institutes and materials research at Nottingham University of Nottingham Institute for Materials Technology

14 M3, EEE & Physics TOUR OPTION M3 - Wolfson Materials Building by David Grant, Paul Brown,Mike Clifford EEE George Green Institute by Trevor Benson Tour of PRFEG by Eric Larkins, Ian Harrison Physics - Physics tour by Bryan Gallagher Return to M3, room C22 for lunch – LUNCH & CLOSE Civil & Built Environment OPTION –12.25 Room C22 Civil Engineering Intro to School of Civil Engineering by - Kim Elliott Discussion on areas of mutual interest Pre-Cast and Risk/Management courses - Kim Elliott, Walid Tizani Built Environment:Structures - Dimitris Theodossopoulos Facade Technology - Mauro Overend Coffee UNIMAT Presentation National Science Council of Taiwan Presentation


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