Materials Innovation Factory announces new academic appointments

The University’s Materials Innovation Factory (MIF) has announced a number of new appointments who will deliver its academic programme. The £68 million facility, due to open in 2017, will revolutionise materials chemistry research and development by drawing together world-leading, multi-disciplinary research expertise, unparalleled technical facilities and a dynamic support infrastructure. Professor Ronan McGrath, Head of the School of Physical Sciences, said: We are delighted to welcome these new staff to the University. This recruitment process has been very successful and we focused on recruiting researchers with complementary skill sets. These new appointments will add to our already very strong academic base in the area of Advanced Materials and will help to take the Materials Innovation Factory forward in new and exciting directions.” Read more on new appointments