Prof. Andrew Slark

EPSRC Manufacturing Fellow

University of Sheffield

Prof Andrew Slark is an EPSRC Manufacturing Fellow in the Department of Chemistry, University of Sheffield. He has over 25 years’ R&D experience (ICI, National Starch, Henkel & De La Rue) developing new polymer technology and products for various adhesives and coatings applications – including automotive, construction, textiles and packaging. He was awarded a £1.5M EPSRC Manufacturing Fellowship in 2018 (I-CARE) and is investigating new polymers to enable the recycling, re-use and remanufacture of valuable materials. Being experienced in both polymer chemistry and physical polymer science, he is skilled at designing new polymers by correlating polymer structure with basic material properties and application performance.

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