Dr Hywel Jones

Thursday, March 5 2020 at 8:00PM

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7 Market Hill
S70 2PX


Dr Hywel Jones

What's the talk about?

Research into advanced materials has played a key role in the development of lightweight, highly effective armour products for the protection of military and emergency service personnel.
This talk will describe the wide range of materials used in body armour and how they make the defeat of knives and bullets possible.

Dr Hywel is a principal research fellow in the Materials and Engineering Research Institute. He works across traditional disciplines to create solutions to industrially relevant problems through the use of his materials science knowledge. He has been a co-founder and director of 2 spin out companies, XeraCarb Ltd and Mikana Innovations Ltd to exploit his research outputs.