Media Centre


Dr Simon Martin

Senior Lecturer in Materials and Director of Studies

Areas of expertise

Expertise: Plastics and polymers; materials for prosthetics; materials for additive manufacturing; responsive materials; responsive coatings; neutron scattering; X-ray scattering.


Simon is an expert in characterising materials – particularly plastics and polymers – and in developing materials to meet new challenges.

This ranges from antimicrobial nano-scale coatings to new materials for prosthetics.

Interview booking

Please call the press office on 01509 223491 to arrange an interview with Dr Simon Martin. Bookings can also be made online at

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