The Cutting Edge

To ensure that everyone attending Surfex has access to the latest in development and innovation, a 2-day programme of university-based achievement has been introduced in 2020.  The Cutting Edge features 6 universities presenting their latest achievements suitable to be adopted for industry applications. The universities include Birmingham, Nottingham, Plymouth, Salford, UCL & Warwick.

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20 October

Seminars

09:30 - 10:00

Controlling Surface Oxidation of Plasma Nitrided UHMWPE Using α-tocopherol.

Speaker

10:00 - 10:30

Surface Modification Using Plasma Laser Technologies

Speakers

14:00 - 14:20

Robust and Multifunctional Nanoengineered Surfaces

Speaker

14:20 - 14:40

Optical Coatings for Healthcare and Energy Applications

Speaker

14:40 - 15:00

Mesoporous Coatings for Self-cleaning, Antireflection and Sensing Applications

Speaker

16:00 - 16:20

Accessing the Expertise and Cutting Edge Technology at Warwick

Speaker

  • View full profile for Dr Ian HancoxDr Ian Hancox Operational Manager of the Research Technology Platforms (RTPs) - University of Warwick

16:20 - 16:40

Attracting Graduate Talent – How to Sharpen Your Approach

Speaker

16:40 - 17:00

Presentation by University of Warwick

21 October

Seminars

09:30 - 09:50

09:50 - 10:10

New Applications of Pulsed Electron Irradiation in Surface Engineering

Speaker

  • Dr James Murray Research Fellow, Faculty of Engineering - University of Nottingham

10:10 - 10:30

Icephobic Coatings and Surfaces

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  • Dr Xianghui Hou Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering - University of Nottingham

11:20 - 11:40

Smart Coating System to Monitor Strain and Fracture

Speaker

14:00

Innovation Framework and the Journey of Disruptive Technology

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If you are working in a University and want to be included, or know a University department that you feel should be included, please contact
Victoria Emerton at Step Exhibitions on 01892 518877