I am a materials scientist, with special interest in the study of the microstructure, composition and properties of engineering materials at the atomic level. I have led the development of new experimental techniques for the observation of solid materials in three dimensions on the atomic scale. I am author or co-author of 2 books and over 280 scientific papers, and have given presentations about my work at more than 100 scientific conferences and 150 laboratories around the world. From 2000 - 2005 I was Head of the Oxford University Department of Materials, which is the top UK university department in this field, with over 160 active researchers, and 100 undergraduate students.
Materials Science and Engineering Seminar, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
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