Chemistry

Department staff

Dr Mark Platt

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Mark Platt is a Senior Lecturer within the Department of Chemistry, Loughborough University. His research aims to synthesis, assemble and characterise nanomaterials leading to new analytical technologies. From fundamental research into fluidic reactors and the creation of bespoke particle analytics, to transformative nanopore sensors. Current research projects include the monitoring of heavy metals within waste streams, screening blood samples for disease and developing rapid bioassays to screen for toxins.

He is also a founding member and director of the materials characterisation company Nanoquantix.

Teaching responsibilities:

  • Module Leader CMA104 Spectroscopy and Analysis
  • Lecturer for CMA104 Spectroscopy and Analysis
  • Lab Demonstrator for CMB015
  • Lead Investigator for a CMC026 research project
  • Lecturer for CMD032 Advanced Analytical Chemistry
  • Lecturer for CMP064 Innovations in Analytical Science
  • Lecturer in CMD119 New Techniques and Technologies in Chemistry
  • Module Leader for CMP065 Sensors
  • Lecturer for CMP065 Sensors
  • Lab demonstrator for CMP057
  • Module leader for CMP056 Research Training Projects

Departmental Responsibilities:

  • Part B Coordinator
  • Erasmus Exchange Coordinator
  • Industrial Placements Coordinator