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CAMS 2024

CAMS2024 Plenary Speakers

Professor Phil Withers


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Philip Withers read Natural Sciences (82-85) at Cambridge before doing a PhD in metal matrix composites (85-89) and then becoming a lecturer there (89). He then took up a Chair at the University of Manchester (98). He became the inaugural Director of the $100m bp International Centre for Advanced Materials in (2012). In 2016 he helped to set up the Royce Institute for Advanced Materials becoming its first Chief Scientist. The Royce is a national institute that brings together capabilities at the Universities of Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds, Liverpool, Cambridge, Oxford, Strathclyde, Cranfield and Imperial College as well as the National Nuclear Labs, and the UK Atomic Energy Authority at Culham.
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