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Enterprise related events (Impulse, etc)

Maxwell - NanoDTC-Impulse Innovation Seminar Series

We are delighted to host Dr Alex Shard as speaker in our monthly Innovation Seminar Series.

About this talk

He will be speaking to us about 'Argon cluster ion analysis of functional organic materials: a case study of how measurement and standardisation turns innovation into impact'.


About the Speaker

Alex Shard obtained his PhD in surface modification and analysis from Durham University in 1992 and has been active in surface chemical analysis since then, working at the University of Nottingham and Daresbury Laboratory, and then as a lecturer at the Robert Gordon University and senior lecturer at the University of Sheffield. He joined NPL in 2006 and is now a Principal Research Scientist and Knowledge Leader for the Analytical Sciences Division. Alex has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and he regularly presents at national and international conferences. Alex is chair of the British Vacuum Council, and is on the organising committee of the UK Surface Analysis Forum and co-chair of the 21st International SIMS conference, which will be held in Krakow in 2017. Alex is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.



Venue: Maxwell Centre Seminar Rooms, JJ Thomson Avenue, CB3 0HE



About the Seminar Series

This series of seminars happens monthly and speakers will present their ideas and experiences on how innovation impacts their endeavours.

We have a varied list of speakers, from academics turned in to entrepreneurs all the way to established companies.

The format is a 45 minute talk, followed by Q&A, and drinks and nibbles immediately after.

Attendance is free but spaces are limited so do register today.

We look forward to welcoming you.



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Thursday, 24 January, 2019 - 16:15 to 18:30