Studied BEng Forensic Engineering at Sheffield Hallam University including a 1 year placement year as part of MERI. As part of my degree I was awarded the Armourer and Brasiers Award for Academic Excellence as well as the IET Manufacturing Engineering Student for distinction shown at Sheffield Hallam University.
Working as part of the core consultancy team and the Centre for Corrosion Technology since 2011, helping to deliver on research projects and consultancy work.
In addition to this I am currently studying part time for an MPhil. The title of the project "A study in the formation of patination on copper containing antifouling marine coatings" in association with International Paints.
I have range of expertise in
- Sample Preparation, including chemical etching
- Macro photography
- Advanced investigatory techniques including
Non Destructive Testing
Infinite Focus Microscopy
Scanning Electron Microscopy
Energy Dispersive X-ray analysis
Focused Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscopy
- Mechanical Testing, including
Macro, micro hardness
- Corrosion testing data interpretation
Accelerated corrosion testing
Open Circuit Potential
Zero Resistance ammetry