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Prizes and Awards

2010, BEPS Outstanding Young Scientist Award awarded by the BioEnvironmental Polymer Society

2009, International Materials Science Prize awarded by Scientific Committee of PolyCHAR World Forum on Advanced Materials

2007, Imperial College Excellence in Science Award (£150k joint with Profs S.G. Kazarian, A.G. Livingston, P.F. Luckham and Kang Li)

2007, Runner-Up Brian Mercer Award for Innovation, Royal Society

2006, 1 of 6 £1m EPSRC Challenging Engineering Awards

2005, Inaugural Imperial College London Rector’s Award

2004, Bruce Hartmann Young Investigator Award at PolyChar-12, Gimaraes, (Portugal, 6-9 January 2004) awarded by Scientific Committee of PolyCHAR World Forum on Advanced Materials

2000, Georg-Manecke-Preis of the Berliner Verband für Polymerforschung e.V. (Berlin Society for Polymer Research) (BVP) for outstanding doctoral thesis

Editorships & Membership of Editorial Boards


Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, European Editor

Reactive and Functional Polymers, Editor

Editorial Boards

Nanocomposites (Manley)

Springer Series on Polymer & Composite Materials

Polimery, Member of the Editorial Board

Composite Science and Technology, Member of the Editorial Board

express Polymer Letters, Member of the International Advisory Board

Service to the academic community

European Society of Composite Materials, Member of Scientific Board, 2010-

BioEnvironmental Polymer Society, Vice 2011/President 2012/Past President 2013

EPSRC, Review Board

PolyCHAR, Member of Scientific Board

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