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Coatings for the Hydrogen Economy

Webinars 07 June 2023


NIC Webinar: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities: Coatings for the Hydrogen Economy

This webinar will consider the evolving landscape surrounding the energy transition, specifically the materials challenges and the need for protective and barriers coating. Recent developments will be highlighted together with the challenges that will come from the progression to industrial adoption and scale-up. 

Meet the team

Dr Alan Taylor FRSC FIMMM - Technology Fellow - Functional Coatings and Resins

Dr Alan Taylor FRSC FIMMM

Technology Fellow - Functional Coatings and Resins

Alan is a Technology Fellow at TWI, he is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. He holds a PhD in sol-gel chemistry from Warwick University and has over 25 years of experience of industrial R& D experience in the field of advanced coatings. He has participated in over 175 industrially focused projects including 30 large national and international collaborations. He has 20 patents and over 40 published articles to his name. He is an expert reviewer for the European Commission’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme and the UKRI’s Future Leaders Fellowship scheme.

Alan sits on the Surface Engineering Leadership Forum and his primary interests are related to the development and characterization of high performance, durable functional surfaces. He has mentored 14 PhD candidates and his interests include history and Manchester United.

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