New Group members

Katy Ainsworth joined the group over summer as a Metals DTC Student, she will be working on silver nanowires for transparend conductor applications. Halil Yilmaz has joined having just finished an Advanced Engineering Materials MSc project. He will be looking at the mechanical properties of bcc nanowires. Two new students are co-supervised with Ian Kinloch, they are Marayam Saeed who will be studying the CVD of graphene on liquid substrates and Samir Al-Hilfi who will be investigating CVD graphene on Cu and Cu-Ni substrates. Full Bios to follow.

Monday, November 25th, 2013 Uncategorized No Comments

Vietnam Cycle Ride

Not too long ago we heard of the sad news of Matt Barwick passing away after suffering from brain cancer. Matt completed his PhD in the School of Materials and was married to Oriel Barwick nee Goodman, who was a former member of the Derby Group. Oriel’s Phd work characterised damage on glass surfaces using SAM and nanoindentation. Oriel will be cycling around Vietnam to raise money for the hospice that looked after Matt during his final days. Please donate generously!


Oriel using the Scanning Acoustic Microscope during her PhD

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Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009 Uncategorized No Comments

Welcome to the Derby Group website

Welcome to the Derby Group website. This site is still under construction. Please visit again soon.

Friday, October 31st, 2008 Uncategorized No Comments