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- Job title:
- School of Science & Engineering
- Research institute:
- Technology Futures Institute
About Simon Hodgson
Professor Simon Hodgson research interests include:
- sol-gel and chemical processing of inorganic and organic-inorganic nanocomposite materials
- ceramic and metallic foams and coatings via sol-gel routes
- developing novel materials and designs for manufacturing electrical, optical and electromagnetic devices.
- biotechnological approaches for materials processing
- materials for ecologically sustainable design and manufacture.
- Leverhulme Trust Visiting Research Fellowship for visit of Jaroslaw Koniarek, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland (2007) - Biologically derived magnetic nanomaterials.
- LG, Philips, Masonlite and DTI (2005-08) - Sol-Gel nanocoatings for design and development of new generation subminiature fluorescence lamps.
- DTI, Rolls Royce, Newage, Goodrich (2005-07) - Thermally stable sol-gel nanocomposite wire insulating coatings, Advanced Electric Machines through Materials network.
- Epichem, Attiger and DTI (2005-07) - Laser Processing of Smart Materials via Sol-Gel intermediates.
- East Midlands Development Agency Innovation Fellowship (2004) - Low Cost Metal Foam Technology via a Sol-Gel process.
- LG-components (2002-05) - Development of direct ceramic casting (sol-gel) techniques for electronic components.
- European Commission, Fifth Framework programme, Quebec Metal Powders (Germany), AMES (Spain), M2P (France), Mikroma (Poland), Dyson (UK) - Dielectromagnetic based micromachines, components and materials, GIRD-CT (2001-05).
- Philips Components and EPSRC CASE studentship (2001-04) - Design and manufacturing process development for high efficiency emitter.
- EPSRC and RAIS project (2001) - New Generation Tungsten Base Cathodes for CRT's via sol-gel routes.
- Zarlink Semiconductors (2001) - Sol-Gel Inks for Printed photonic components.
- Leverhulme Trust (2000-02) - New generation hybrid photovoltaic cells.
- Philips Components and EPSRC (1999-2001) - Development of the integrated cathode.
- British Council and KBN (1998-2001) - Dielectromagnetic materials research collaboration award with Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland.
- Thermica Ltd and DTI Teaching Company Scheme (1998-2000) - Materials development for thermal barrier coatings.
- Philips Components (1998-2000) - Low cost manufacturing processes for the enhanced thermionic cathode.
- Philips Components and EPSRC (1997-98) - Novel Materials for Cathode Applications.
In the news
- Cafe hosting science talks
Evening Gazette, 13/10/2012, p.7
Cafe Scientifique Stockton, based at Arc on Dovecot Street, will present Professor Simon Hodgson, dean of Teesside University's school of science and engineering, who will talk about the challenge of developing the next generation of engineered materials and products with higher performance but reduced environmental impact.