Prof Brian Derby

Professor of Material Science

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Research interests

  • Fundamental aspects of fluid/substrate interactions in ink jet printing.
  • Manufacture of structural and functional components by inkjet printing.
  • Fabrication of tissue scaffolds by novel 3-Dimensional manufacturing methods.
  • Deposition and patterning of living cells and biological molecules by inkjet printing.
  • Mechanical properties of nanostructured materials.
  • Manufacture of nanostructured materials using nanoporous anodic alumina templates.
  • Characterisation of the mechanical properties of tissues using nanoindentation.
  • Characterisatio of the mechanical properties of tissues using acoustic microscopy.

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