Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd and the International Institute for Nanocomposites Manufacturing at the University of Warwick Extend Research Collaboration

Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd. is delighted to announce they will continue to collaborate with Professor Tony McNally and colleagues at the International Institute for Nanocomposites Manufacturing (IINM) WMG, University of Warwick through the funding of a Warwick Industry Fellowship. The funding will support a PhD Scholarship for the next 3.5 years focusing on the inclusion of graphene nanoplatelets manufactured using Thomas Swan high pressure homogenisation technology, into polymers, to produce composites for light-weighting applications in electrical vehicles.

Michael Edwards, Business Director – Advanced Materials at Thomas Swan, said: “The research, expertise and insightful direction that Professor McNally and his Institute offer us is outstanding, and we are extremely pleased to be continuing this relationship with the University of Warwick”.

Professor Tony McNally, Director of the IINM – WMG, University of Warwick, said: I am delighted to able to continue to work with Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd, a real innovator in graphene synthesis and scale-up technology with a global presence. Our work over the last 4 years has proven to be mutually beneficial with tangible outcomes at every step, something we will also bring to the next phase of the collaboration.