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Functional Materials for a Sustainable Future

Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Sheffield

Monday, 15 May 2017 from 10:00 to 16:30 (BST)

Functional Materials for a Sustainable Future

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This workshop will explore recent developments in the area of functional materials, particularly electroceramics, with a view to mapping out future challenges that industry face in this area.

10:00 Coffee and registration

10:30 Sustainable Functional Materials - an industry perspective - Dr Jonathan Booth, Johnson Matthey

10:50 Field assisted processing of functional ceramics - new opportunities - Prof Michael Reece, QMUL/Nanoforce

11:05 Dial a ceramic: Charging ahead with modelling - Dr Julian Dean, University of Sheffield

11:20 Hybrid Life Cycle Analysis - How sustainable is sustainable? - Prof Lenny Koh, University of Sheffield   

11:35 Coffee

11:55 Magnetocalorics - it’s a cool science - Dr Nicola Morley, University of Sheffield

12:15 Materials modelling - a lab on a silicon chip! - Dr Colin Freeman, University of Sheffield

12:30 Redox-active oxygen and its impact on functional materials used in energy storage and generation, Prof. Tony West, University of Sheffield

12:45 Lunch including posters

13:45 Opportunities and Challenges in the Solar Industry - Chris Moore, Dyesol

14:05 Development of perovskite-based thermoelectric oxides - Prof. Derek Sinclair, University of Sheffield

14:20 Biotemplating complex oxides: the shape of things to come - Dr Rebecca Boston, University of Sheffield

14:35 Future challenges in materials: beyond 5G - Prof. Ian Reaney, University of Sheffield

14:50 Functional polymer nano-composites: An organic future - Dr Biqiong Chen, University of Sheffield    

15:10 Coffee

15:20 Future Challenges and funding opportunites- KTPs, ICASE, CASE Conversion, Innovate UK, EPSRC, IAA - Dr Neil Lowrie/Prof Ian Reaney

16:05 Close

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Halifax Hall
Endcliffe Vale Road
S10 3ER Sheffield
United Kingdom

Monday, 15 May 2017 from 10:00 to 16:30 (BST)


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Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Sheffield

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is one of the largest Materials Science centres in the UK. As such the department has a wealth of research expertise across the entire materials field from metallurgy to biomaterials.

We were rated in the top 5 in the UK for research excellence and top 10 for research output in materials science in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework

http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/materials

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