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|Tel:||+44 (0)20 7882 7575 / 2792|
|Location:||Mile End, Eng E403, & Joseph Priestley 2.06|
|Research Keywords:||Synthesis and Characterisation of Polymer Nanocomposites, Conductive Polymer Composites, Smart Textiles, Bioinspired Materials, Bacterial Cellulose Composites, Nano-Mechanical Tests|
Emiliano Bilotti graduated cum laude in Materials Engineering from “Federico II”, University of Naples. In 2004 joined Queen Mary for his PhD studies, under the supervision of Prof. Ton Peijs. His research focused on Thermoplastic Polymer / Clay Nanocomposites and the study of new environment friendly flame retardant materials, in the frame of a European STRP project: Nanofire. During his doctorate he developed expertises in different fields of polymer processing and characterisation. He also acquired knowledge in the area of nano-mechanics and nano-objects manipulation using state-of-the-art Scanning Probe Microscopy facilities. He was successively employed as a Research Assistant at QMUL on Inteltex, a project supported by the EC through the Sixth Framework Programme. The overall objective of the project was the development of intelligent multi-reactive textile fibres, via incorporation of conductive nano-fillers in non-conductive polymeric matrix. The conductivity of such fibres varies with external stimuli, such as strain, temperature and vapours in the atmosphere, imparting sensing properties to the fibres.
Since September 2010 he is holding the position of Lecturer in Materials in SEMS and Research and Technology Manager of Nanoforce, a spin-out company of QMUL.
Created: 23:15 Sunday 19th May 2013