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Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group


David studied physics at Loughborough University 1998-2002 including a years placement with Siemens in Nuremburg on applied digital signal processing.

David joined the PCS/SMF Group as a post graduate student in 2002 and obtained his PhD in 2006; Deformation and fracture of a polmer bonded composite and its simulants.


David is predominantly an experimentalist with an interest in

  • Structure property relations
  • Polymers
  • Rate effects
  • Wettability and Adhesion
  • Fracture
  • Visualisation
  • High-speed imaging and other high-speed diagnostics
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dr David   Williamson
Not available for consultancy