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Dr Fred Davis

Dr Fred Davis, Associate Professor in Organic Chemistry and Examinations Officer
  • Associate Professor in Organic Chemistry
  • Examinations Officer.

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227

Building location

Chemistry

Areas of interest

Dr Davis's research interests centre upon the synthesis and characterisation of polymeric materials for the development of new properties and behaviours. The research involves a mixture of synthetic chemistry together with structural determination using for example X-ray and neutron scattering techniques.

He is particularly interested in polymer orientation and electrospinning to generate polymer fibres with sub-micron diameters and is organiser with the Institute of Physics of the series of conferences "Electrospinning, Principles, Possibilities and Practice".

In addition, he is interested in the application of polymer characterisation techniques to food science. For example, he is currently involved in a project to produce sustainable polymeric fibres from food waste material.

Read more about Dr Davis's research interests

Learn about supercapacitors

Learn about the electrospinning project

Research centres and groups

Dr Davis is part of the Soft Matter research group.

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Professional bodies/affiliations

Publications