Thomas Galligan Johnson

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Postgraduate Research Student


Research Title: Multifunctional nanostructured hybrid sol-gel coatings for surface protection

  • Started in CREST in 2015 as an undergraduate student
  • In 2016 completed final year thesis investigating "The adhesion properties of silanes on hard to bond plastics"
  • Worked as a Chemical Engineer for 2 ½ years
  • Commenced a postgraduate in CREST in August 2019
  • Collaborating with a surface coating manufacturer in exploring Hybrid Sol-gel coating properties and evaluating the exhibited results for morphology on the surface protection of the coating

Bullet point skills

  • BSc in Science with Nanotechnology
  • Surface Coating Analysis
  • Sol-gel Processing
  • Industrial collaborations 
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