Solid State Growth of Piezoelectric Single Crystals
Prof A J Bell
30 April 2019
Piezoelectric materials are at the heart of a £20bn p.a. industry in sensors and actuators, providing the functional heart of devices such as ultrasound medical imaging transducers, naval sonar and automotive fuel injection systems.
Energy storage for large biomass plant flexibility
Prof T Cockerill, Prof P Taylor
25 March 2019
While large scale biomass fired thermal plant can play an important part in future electricity production, they must be able to respond to an increasingly dynamic electricity system.
Tackling antimicrobial resistance through non-invasive diagnostics
Prof N Kapur, Prof C Wälti
31 March 2019
As our understanding of treatment protocols becomes more sophisticated, for example, in personalising medicine to match a patient’s response to a drug or in prescribing appropriate drugs for an evolving disease, the requirement to monitor continuously a patient becomes essential.