M2A
Due to the ongoing uncertainty with regards to Covid-19 we are following Swansea University policy and the M2A team are currently working from home. The M2A remains open and can be contacted via the usual phone number, email and social media channels. If you have applied for one of our projects the interview schedule may be affected. We will contact applicants in due course with further information.

Conferences

James Grant Dr Amit Das Development of novel coatings for the reduction of high temperature oxidation in carbon steel tubes. 3rd Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy. London, UK, 25th February 2020.

James Lelliot Dr Douglas Figueroa-Gordon, Prof Neil McMurray and Dr Elizabeth Sackett. Effect of microstructure and test parameters on hydrogen permeation in ultra-high-strength steels. 3rd Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy. London, Uk, 25th February 2020.

Rebecca Dewfall Dr Soran Birosca and Dr Vladimir Basabe Blister formation in high strength steels during hot rolling (POSTER). 3rd Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy. London, UK, 25th February 2020.

Caroline Norrish Dr Richard Underhill, Mr Carlos Llovo-Vidal, Prof Cameron Pleydell-Pearce and Prof Nicholas Lavery. Using rapid alloy prototyping to understand the effects of residual elements on a low alloy steel (POSTER). 3rd Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy. London, UK, 25th February 2020.

Daniel Stewart Prof Andrew Barron Rapid, accurte metallic iron analysis for ironmaking materials (POSTER). 3rd Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy. London, UK, 25th February 2020

Benjamin Cummings Patient specific bone phantom models for pre-surgical planning and education (POSTER) Future Materials Conference, Leeds, 17th December 2019

Liam CottonDr Shahin Mehraban, Dr Tom Dunlop and Professor Cameron Pleydell-Pearce An Industrial Study Of The Change In Behaviour Of Microporous Insulation In Teeming Ladles. UNITECR, Tokyo, Japan, 12-17th October 2019.

Gethin Llewellyn Low-Pressure Microcellular foaming of polypropelene through Chemical, Physical, hybrid foaming agents. SPE Foams, 2-3rd October 2019, Valladolid, Spain.

Potts, S.-J Phillips, C., & Claypole, T. High speed imaging of ink separation in screen-printing. Proceedings of 46th International Research Conference of Iarigai, Stuttgart, 15-18 September 2019. Page 8

Caitlin McCallJames Claypole, Alex Holder, Amy Winters, William Ray and Tim Claypole Inorganic printed LEDs for wearable technology. International Research Conference of Iarigai, Stuttgart, 15th 18th September, 2019.

Jebin JestineR Johnston, C Pleydell-Pearce, R Mitchell, B Tordoff Linking Microstructures and Performance of Functional Coatings and Engineering Materials through Multiscale and Correlative Microscopy Methods (POSTER). TOSCA (Tomography for Science Advancement) UK and Europe Conference 2019- Southampton: 11-13/09/19

William BeardR Lancaster, J Adams and D Buller Fatigue Performance of Additively Manufactured Stainless Steel 316L for Nuclear Applications. International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Texas, 12th-14th August 2019

Jordon RosserM. Megahed, H.-W. Mindt, N.P. Lavery, S.G.R. Brown Computational Modelling and Experimental Validation of single and overlapping IN718 and IN625 line tracks in Laser Powder Bed Fusion. 30th international Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium - An Additive Manufacturing Conference. 12-14th August 2019
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Daniel ButcherA. Philo1, C.J. Sutcliffe, S.G.R. Brown, N.P. Lavery Validated Computational Modelling Techniques for Simulating Melt Pool Ejecta In Laser Powder Bed Fusion Processing. 30th international Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium - An Additive Manufacturing Conference. 12-14th August 2019

Jordan RosserJ. Rosser, M. Megahed, H.-W. Mindt, S.G.R. Brown, N.P. Lavery Computational Modelling and Experimental Validation of Single IN625 Line Tracks in Laser Powder Bed Fusion. Solid Freeform Fabrication 2019: Proceedings of the 30th Annual International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium – An Additive Manufacturing Conference. Austin Texas 12th-14th August 2019.
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Marcin OrzechF Mazzalia, L Jacksona, A Adomkeviciusa and S Margadonnaa In Situ study of Novel Sustainable Dual Carbon Sodium-Ion Battery. ECS , Glasgow, Uk, 21st-26th July 2019
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Marcin Orzech Prospects and practical issues of large scale organic anode-free sodium-ion batteries. RSC2019. Birmingham, UK 8th - 11th July 2019.

Nikolay LitovArpan Pal and Amit Mehta Ring Resonator Metamaterials for Radar Cross Section Reduction. IEEE APS/URSI 2019 Conference in Atlanta.

Eleanor Lewis P.Douglas, R.G.Charles, G.Liversage, D.Bates-Moss Evaluation of Methods for Sampling and Analysis of Copper when Present in High Weight Percent in Recycled Material. HERAKLION 2019. Greece 26th-29th June 2019.
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Caroline Norrish C. Llovo-Vidal, R. Underhill, C. Pleydell-Pearce, N. P. Lavery Using Rapid Alloy Prototyping to Investigate Property Trends of DP800 steel with Residual Element Additions (POSTER) National Student Conference in Metallic Materials, University of Sheffield 24-25th June 2019

Rebecca Dewfall V. Basabe, S. Birosca The Effect of Chemical Composition on Oxidation Rates in High Silicon and Manganese Steels (POSTER). National Student Conference. Sheffield UK, 23rd - 26th June 2019

R SaidJ Rosser, S G R Brown, N P Lavery Multiscale and Multiphysics-based approach for Predicting Manufacturability, CAD confirmity, and Residual Stress in Powder Bed Fusion Parts. NAFEMS World Congress 2019, Quebec Canada, 18th June 2019
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Z Parekh C Davidson, M Davies, I Baikie, S Jain Understanding the differences between MABiI3 and MAPbI3 under an advanced Kelvin Probe system. HOPV2019, Rome, Italy, 12th-15th May 2019.
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Amar Malla;J.Sullivan, N.Cooze, N.Wint, B.Salgin, S.Mehraban, T.Savil Aesthetic and performance enhancement of ZMA coated steel. 2nd Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy, Materials Processing Institute, London, 2019.

James LelliotN.McMurray, E.Sackett, G.Williams, D. Figueroa-Gordon Hydrogen embrittlement of automotive ultra-high-strength steels - Generation and diffusion of atomic hydrogen (Poster). 2nd Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy, Materials Processing Institute, London, 2019.

James AyresD.Penney, T.Minster-Blondeau Galvanised UHSS for automotive BIW applications (Poster). 2nd Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy, Materials Processing Institute, London, 2019.

Stephen Jones;E Jewell, R Brockin, D.J.Wentink Surface Texture and visual appearance of packaging steel. 2nd Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy, Materials Processing Institute, London, 2019.

Daniel Stewart;A.R. Barron, D.Thomson The single-stage production of low zinc pig iron nuggets from basic oxygen furnance dust using blast furnace dust as a reductant. 2nd Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy, Materials Processing Institute, London, 2019.

Darren Kappala-Ramsamy Thermomechanical and corrosion aging of Inconel Structures used in Industrial Processes (POSTER). IoM3 High Temperature Materials Degredation Workshop, Grantham, UK 2019

Marcin OrzechF Mazzalia, S Margadonnaa In Situ Metal Electroplating for High Energy Anode Free Sodium Battery. AiMES 2018 Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, 30th Septemnber - 4th October 2018
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Michael O'Reilly Evaluating the Suitability of Partial Recrystallisation as a Strengthening Method for Thin Gauge, High strength Non-Orientated Electrical Steel; International Conference on Magnetism 2018, San Fransisco, USA.
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Robbie Sutton Upscaling of a thermochemical storage system for building integration; UK Energy Storage 2018, Mar 2018, Newcastle, UK.

Rebecca Bolton SVET-TLI: a novel combination of scanning vibrating electrode technique and time-lapse imaging for studying the localised corrosion of sacrificial zinc coatings.; IOM3 Annual Postgraduate Research Symposium on Ferrous Metallurgy; 27th Feb 2018, London, UK.

Ebrima SallahC Pleydell-Pearce and S Kubal Clogging Phenomena in the Production of Clean steel (POSTER) Magnet Symposium - Steel in the 21st Century, Port Talbot, 6th February 2018

Rebecca Bolton SVET-TLI: A NOVEL COMBINATION OF SCANNING VIBRATING ELECTRODE TECHNIQUE AND TIME-LAPSE IMAGING FOR STUDYING THE LOCALISED CORROSION OF SACRIFICIAL ZINC COATINGS ; 11th International Conference on Zinc and Zinc Alloy Coated Steel Sheet (Galvatech 2017); 12-16 Nov 2017, Tokyo, Japan.
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Callum Gallagher IN-SITU TIME-LAPSE MICROSCOPY TO ELUCIDATE THE CORROSION MECHANISM OF ZN-4.8WT.%AL GALVANISING METALLIC COATING; SURFACE AND CUT-EDGE; 11th International Conference on Zinc and Zinc Alloy Coated Steel Sheet (Galvatech 2017); 12-16 Nov 2017, Tokyo, Japan.
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Rhys Falukner Static Immersion Testing of Laser Clad Coatings for Journal Bearing Applications; 11th International Conference on Zinc and Zinc Alloy Coated Steel Sheet (Galvatech 2017); 12-16 Nov 2017, Tokyo, Japan.

Donald Hill Enhancing the lubricity of automotive steels using carboxylic acid coatings; 11th International Conference on Zinc and Zinc Alloy Coated Steel Sheet (Galvatech 2017); 12-16 Nov 2017, Tokyo, Japan.

James Edy In Situ Scanning Kelvin Probe Study of Cathodic Disbondment on Trivalent Chromium Coated Steel; 2017 ACA Corrosion and Prevention Meeting, Sydney, Australia .
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Rebecca Bolton A novel in-situ integration of Time-Lapse Imaging with a Scanning Vibrating Electrode Technique (SVET-TLI) for the study of sacrificial zinc coatings in salt solution; Erocorr 2017; 2-7 Sep 2017, Prague, CZ.

Callum Gallagher In-situ time-lapse microscopy to elucidate the corrosion mechanism of Zn-4.8wt.%Al galvanising metallic coating; surface and cut-edge; Eurocorr 2017; 2-7 Sep 2017, Prague, CZ.

Rhys Charles P. Douglas, M.L. Davies. Sustainable Solar Energy Storage for Rural Africa. 10th international Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Protection (SEEP2017), Bled, Slovenia, 27-30th August 2017.
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Rhys Charles Sustainable Solar Energy Storage for Rural Africa. 10th International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Protection (SEEP2017), Bled, Slovenia, 2017
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Andrew Allman Understanding the post-retort adhesion of BPA-non intent lacquers on novel packaging steel substrates (POSTER),; 13th International Conference on Materials Chemistry (MC13); 10-13 July 2017, Liverpool, UK.

Robbie Sutton Optimising the discharge cycle of a thermochemical storage system involving hydrated salts (POSTER); UK Energy Storage 2016, Nov 2016, Birmingham, UK.

Rhys Charles P. Douglas, M.L. Davies. Third Generation Photovoltaics – Early Intervention for Circular Economy and a Sustainable Future; Global Congress & Expo on Materials Science and Nanoscience 2016, Dubai, 2016. (RC Acted as official moderator for the conference).

Alistair Barnes; Jordan Marinaccio; C. Glover, R. Subramanian; J. Sullivan; G. Williams; J. Elvins. Rapid Processing of Multi-Layered Iron Electrodes for Low-Cost Alkaline Batteries. Prime 2016.
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Rhys Charles M.L. Davies, P. Douglas. Third Generation Photovoltaics – Early Intervention for Circular Economy and a Sustainable Future; Electronics Goes Green 2016+ (EGG2016+), Berlin, 2016.
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Rebecca Bolton Comparing the corrosion behaviour of hot-dip zinc-alloy coatings with physical vapour deposited zinc-magnesium layers using Time-Lapse Photography combined with Scanning Vibrating Electrode Technique (SVET); 57th Corrosion Science Symposium 2016; 5-6 Sep 2016, Swansea, UK.

Ashley Hill The development of Glass Film development in grain orientated electrical steel (POSTER). Society of Glass Technology Centenary Conference, Sheffield UK, 4th-8th September 2016

Robbie Sutton Characterising the discharge cycle of a thermochemical storage system involving the hydration of chemical salts; Sustainable Energy Technologies 2016, Jul 2016, Singapore.. (AWARDED BEST PRESENTATION).

Charles Mortished; J. Sienz; P. Benzie. A Comparison of Response Surface Methodologies to Represent Crushing Behaviour of Thin-Walled Tubes. Acme 2016.
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Amir Jalalian-Khakshour. Evaluation of wind power output intermittency through a simulation method. ACME-UK 2016.
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David Shaw. Nano-materials deposition and the morphology changes induced by the deposition process. Nanotexnology 2016.
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Andrew Evans; A. Das; N. Croft. Implementing Digital Image Correlation for Determining the Tensile Characteristics of Post-Processed Thin Sheet Metal. Numiform 2016.
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David Richards. New Insights into Modern, Nanostructured PV Technology. The Latest Thermal, Infrared and GCMS Analysis in Hyphenated Systems. HOPV16 (POSTER)

Tim Wilderspin. A Simple Method to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Encapsulation Materials for Perovskite Solar Cells. HOPV16 (POSTER).

Alexander Riches. Exploring Kesterite-Perovskite Tandem Cells. HOPV16 (POSTER)

Emily Speller. Photo-Oxidation of the Electron Acceptor PCBM. HOPV16 (POSTER)

Michael Newman. Probing Degradation of Organic Solar Cells by Raman and Photoluminescence Spectroscopy. HOPV16 (POSTER)

Ben Smith. Laser Ablation and Novel Titanium Dioxide Blocking Layers. HOPV16 (POSTER)

Charles Mortished; P. Benzie; J. Sienz. Crushable frame springs for concept vehilce design. NAFEMS UK 2016.
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Tom Dunlop. Production of Higher Manganese Silicide films on silicon substrates. Sustainable Functional Materials 2016, Scarborough, UK.
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Rhys Charles. M.L. Davies, P. Douglas. Third Generation Photovoltaics – Early Intervention for Circular Economy and a Sustainable Future. Electronics Goes Green 2016+ (EGG2016+), Berlin, 2016.
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Rhys Charles Third Generation Photovoltaics - Early Intervention for Circular Economy and a Sustainable Future. Global Congress & Expo on Materials Science and NanoScience, Dubai 2016.

Rhys CharlesP. Douglas, T. Watson, D. Penney. From E-Waste to Green Energy: Waste as a Critical Material Source for Photovoltaic Technologies through Industrial Symbiosis (POSTER); Renewable Chemicals from Waste – securing the molecular value of waste streams, 20th November 2015, Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, London, UK. (presented short flash presentation of this work also)

Rhys CharlesP. Douglas, T. Watson, D. Penney. From E-Wast to Green Energy: Waste as a Critical Material Scource for Photovoltaic Technologies through Industrial Symbiosis. Renewable Chemicals from Waste - securing the molecular value of waste streams (Poster), 2015

David Shaw. IDTechEx 2015 – Berlin. Materials deposition for coating augmentation

Ron Clark; A. Laferrere; R. Burrows; L. Picco In-situ imaging of corrosion processes in nuclear fuel cladding. Eurocorr 2015, Austria conference paper.
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Robbie Sutton Material selection for the storage of solar thermal energy using thermochemical methods (POSTER); Sustainable Energy Technologies 2015, Aug 2015, Nottingham.

Jordan Marinaccio;I. Mabbett; C.F. Glover. ICNTREE 2015: 17th International Conference on Nuclear, Thermal and Renewable Energy Engineering, Prague. Rapid processing techniques applied to sintered nickel battery technologies for utility scale applications
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Robbie Sutton Material selection and characterisation for thermochemical storage; Chemistry in Energy Conference 2015, Jul 2015, Edinburgh, UK.

Robert J. Sutton; J. Elvins; S. Casey; E. Jewell; J.R. Searle. 17th International Conference on Nuclear, Thermal and Renewable Energy Engineering – Prague. The Optimisation of Salt Impregnated Matrices As Potential Thermochemical Storage Materials.
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Des Brennan; I. Mabbett; J. Elvins; N. Lavery; D. Worsley. A mathematical framework for predicting the thermal behaviour of a spectrally selective coating within an industrial near infrared furnace. European Journal of Computational Mechanics Volume 25, 2016 - Issue 3 ACME - UK 2015 Conference.
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Des Brenan; I. Mabbett; J. Elvins; D. Worsley. Mathematical framework for predicting the thermal behaviour of spectrally selective coatings within coatings within industrial near infrared furnaces. ACME-UK 2015.
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Joel Troughton; Daniel Bryant; M.J Carnie; B. O Regan; P.Barnes; T. Watson; D. Worsley. 2015 IEEE 42nd Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2015,14 December 2015, Article number 7355675. Identifying recombination mechanisms through materials development in perovskite solar cells
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Rhys Charles;P. Douglas; T. Watson; D. Penney. The Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment 2015. From E-waste to green energy: waste as a critical materials source for photovoltaic technologies: a case study for industrial symbiosis
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Lewis J. Berry; C. H. Phillips; D. J. Penney. Analysis of Oxide Defect Formation on GI Exposed Outer Body Automotive Panels During Continuous Hot Dip Galvanizing. Galvatech 2015 Toronto
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Lewis Berry Evaluation of electrochemical characteristics and corrosion performance of arrowhead defect on ZODIAC GI Full Finish; Galvatech 2015, Toronto.
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Lewis Berry Analysis of oxide defect formation on GI exposed outer body automotive panels during continuous hot dip galvanizing; Galvatech 2015, Toronto.
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N. Cooze; C. Gallagher; T. Lewis;T. Prosek; J.H. Sullivan; D. Thierry. 17th Topical Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, St. Malo. The use of a novel time-lapse microscopy technique to compare the corrosion
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J. Short;C. Barnes; M Evans; P. Prickett; R. Grosvenor. Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on the Science and Technology of Steelmaking, ICS 2015 Development and application of a process diagnostic system for the desulphurisation process
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Rhys CharlesM. L. Davies, P. Douglas. Sustainable Design of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Opportunities in the Context of Circular Economy. (POSTER); Printed photovoltaics: From Materials to Manufacture, Swansea, UK. 20th April, 2015.

Ben Smith; K. Hooper; J. Baker; P. Greenwood; T. Watson. Spray PEDOT:PSS coated perovskite with a transparent conducting electrode for low cost scalable photovoltaic devices 2015 Photovoltaic Science and Technology Conference (PVSAT11), Volume 19, 2015 - Issue 7
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Rhys Charles; P. Douglas; T. Watson; D. Penney. From E-Waste to Green Energy: Waste as a Critical Material Source for Photovoltaic Technologies: A Case Study for Industrial Symbiosis. The Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment 2015.
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Des Brennan 23rd UK Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering, 8-10 April 2015. Mathematical framework for predicting the thermal behaviour of spectrally selective coatings within industrial near infrared furnaces
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Andrew Evans; N. Croft; A. Das. An alternative method for beverage can parameter screening ACME-UK 2015
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Lewis J. Berry; C.H. Phillips; D. J. Penney Evaluation of the Electrochemical characteristics and corrosion performance of the arrowhead defect on ZODIAC GI Full Finish. Galvatech 2015 Toronto.
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Robbie Sutton The long-term storage of solar thermal energy via thermochemical storage methods; UK Energy Storage 2015, Nov 2015, Warwick, UK.

Rhys Charles.M. Davies, P. Douglas. Sustainable Design of Photovoltaics: Issues and Opportunities. South Africa - UK Scientific Seminar: Functional Coatings for a Sustainable World, Swansea, UK.

Rhys CharlesM. Davies, P. Douglas. Sustainable Design of Photovoltaics: Issues and Opportunities; South Africa – UK Scientific Seminar: Functional Coatings for a Sustainable World. Swansea, UK, 14th-16th January 2015.

Rhys Charles.P. Douglas, M. Davies. Sustainable Design of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Opportunitied and Problems. 5th EUCheMS Chemistry Congress, Istanbul, Turkey.

Rhys CharlesP. Douglas, M.L. Davies. Sustainable Design of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Opportunities and Problems. 5th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress, Istanbul, Turkey. 31st August – 4th September 2014.

Adam J. Slee;J. Stobbart; D.T. Gethin; S.J. Hardy. SME 2014 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, PVP 2014; Anaheim; United States; 20 July 2014 through 24 July 2014; Code 109176. Case study on a complex seal design for a high pressure vessel application
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Adam Slee. 2014 SIMULIA Community Conference, Rhode Island Innovative high pressure vessel seal design and optimisation

Steven Geary;N. McMurray; A. C. A. de Vooys. International 222nd Meeting of the Electrochemical Society. High Resolution Characterisation of Pitting Corrosion using a Novel Environmental SVET and White Light Interferometry
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Szymon Kubal. UNITECR - 2013 (Canada). Post -mortem analysis of BOF Tyres

Marc Holmes; S. Brown. DEM6, Colorado 2013. DEM Prediction of Burden distribution patterns in a blast furnace bell-less top charging system
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Jon Davies. SVC Conference 2013. Alteration of the optical properties of evaporated coatings by corrosion induced nanoscale roughness

C. Gowenlock. Intl Conference Materials Science, metal & Manufacturing 2012. The use of NIR primers to optimize the NIR cure of polyester coil coatings

Lance Thomas; Liam Cassemis;J.H. Sullivan; D. Power. International 222nd Meeting of the Electrochemical Society. A Novel Technique of Quantifying Micro Insulation Defects on Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel coatings using the Scanning Vibrating Electrode Technique
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J. E. Board. Aluminium Science & Technology 2012. Localized Corrosion of Brazed, Clad Aluminium Sheet Characterized Using Height Scanning SVET

Michael Ryan. AIST 2012. The effect of hot rolling process variations on the final through coil properties of hot-rolled steels

Peter Greenwood. ISOPHOS (6th Intl School on Organic Photovoltaics) 2012. An introduction to my research and research activities at Specific

Daniel Bryant;M. J. Carnie; T. Watson; D. Worsley. Photovoltaics for the 21st Century 7 - 220th ECS Meeting; Boston, MA; United States; 9 October 2011 through 14 October 2011; Code 88570. Electrochemical characterization of the UV-photodegradation of dye-sensitized solar cells and usage in the assessment of UV-protection measures
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