Prof. Gary Critchlow
Professor of Surface & Interface Science
- Gary has worked for Loughborough University since January 1987; initially as a member of the Surface Analysis Group of Loughborough Consultants Ltd located within the Physics Department. In 1990 this group became the Institute of Surface Science and Technology (ISST) and was later integrated within the Institute of Polymer Technology and Materials Engineering (IPTME) now the Department of Materials. Gary is currently the Professor of Surface and Interface Science at Loughborough University. He was Head of the Department of Materials from July 2017 until July 2020. His research interests encompass materials and process development for key industrial sectors, including: aerospace; space; defence; electronics, and civil engineering.