Materials Science and Engineering Industry Open Day – Sheffied University

Published on: 11th December 2014

Tuesday 24th March 2015 – The Turner Museum of Glass, Sir Robert Hadfield Building

This open day is aimed at industry representatives who have an interest in, and knowledge of, advanced materials, and is an opportunity to learn about collaborative research or development opportunities within The Department of Materials Science & Engineering.

To register your attendance for the event please complete the online registration form.

For more information on the event please click here



10:30 Coffee in the Turner Museum
11:00 Welcome | Prof. Mark Rainforth, Head of Department
11:10 Lightweight, high strength alloys | Dr. Martin Jackson
11:20 MEng student projects | Dr. Martin Jackson
11:30 Biomaterials | Prof. John Haycock
11:40 Natural materials | Dr. Chris Holland
11:50 Materials characterisation | Prof. Ian Reaney
12:00 Materials modelling | Prof. John Harding
12:10 Sustainable electroceramics | Prof. Derek Sinclair
12:20 Nuclear materials | Prof. Neil Hyatt
12:30 Lunch and posters
13:15 and 14:00 Guided tours

Guided tours will include:

Surface coatings laboratory
Nuclear waste immobilisation laboratory
Electro-ceramics facilities
Quarell Laboratory + Mercury Centre for Advanced Manufacturing
Polymers and polymer composites
DIAMOND- new undergraduate teaching building (TBC closer to the date)
Sorby centre for microscopy and analysis

For enquiries about the day, please contact Dr. Neil Lowrie.

Tel: +(0)114 222 5506