School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering


Dr David Hutt BSc ARCS PhD

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Reader in Electronics Packaging Materials


  • Degree (1988) and PhD (1992) in Chemistry from Imperial College, University of London.
  • Research Associate at University of Warwick, University of Nottingham and Loughborough University.
  • Took up position of lecturer in November 1999.

Research Interests and Activities

  • Electronics manufacturing including:
    • Novel substrate manufacture
    • Flip-chip assembly
    • Fluxless soldering
    • Metallisation of substrates
    • Polymer encapsulation
  • Surface chemistry, especially Self-assembled Monolayers (SAMs) with applications in:
    • Oxidation protection and preservation of metallic surfaces
    • Ink jet printing
    • Surface activation

External Activities

  • Member of the editorial advisory board of Circuit World journal
  • Senior Member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member of the Technical Committee of the IEEE, Electronics Packaging and Technology Conference (EPTC)
  • Referee for IEEE Transactions on Electronics Packaging Manufacturing, Electrochimica Acta, Journal of Applied Physics