Clive Ponton

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PhD projects

Clive Ponton has published over 150 research papers in the field of metallurgy and materials science. He is a co-inventor on six patents (two with Rolls-Royce plc) and has given conference presentations nationally and internationally (including invited talks) in Europe, USA and Japan. Dr Ponton's main research themes are:

Nano- and micro-scale science and technology
Synthesis/colloidal processing of non-metallic and metallic nanoparticles
Fabrication of micro- and nano-particulate-based structures
High temperature oxidation resistant coating systems for metallic alloy and intermetallic systems (with Professor Hugh Evans)