Professor David Grant
Professor David Grant, Head of theAdvanced Materials Research Group, University of Nottingham
Professor Grant has a wide portfolio in Biomaterials, Coatings and Energy. In Biomaterials and coatings he currently has multiple research projects on new organic and inorganic materials micro and nano-structures, biomaterial surfaces, orthopaedic and anti-microbial coatings investigating both fundamental and translational outputs into industry. He has a number of active collaborations with industrial partners worldwide and in 2009 was awarded the Biocompatibles prize for work with industry by the UK Society of Biomaterials. In 2010-11 Professor Grant spent two years on secondment from his academic role to work with a major international company. He has six current EPSRC grants, two UK-innovate, an impact accelerator and an i4i project where developing new materials and processing routes for manufacturing in the biomaterials area is an important aspect.