The Route to Graphene Commercialisation

Sheffield Metallurgical and Engineering Association
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29 Sep 2014

This evenings lecturer, James Baker, joined the National Graphene Institute, The University of Manchester from BAE Systems. to develop potential applications for "Graphene - the so called "wonder material" that could change the world with what seems endless applications and capabilities. Graphene was isolated by for the first time by Andre Geim and Kostya Novoselov at Manchester in 2004, and they received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2010.  The EU plan to invest 1 billion Euros on Graphene in the next 10 years and major international companies are racing to exploit its potential.  James will describe some of the major practical challenges in developing and commercialising real sensors, structures and membranes for a range of applications. 

The lecture is on Tuesday the 21st October 

The event is at the Holiday Inn, Royal Victoria – Sheffield.

Coffee and Biscuits at 5.30, presentation at 6.00.

Non-Members are most welcome.