Dr Ian Major (PhD Polymer Engineering) is a Principal Investigator in the Materials Research Institute, AIT where he is developing a PET based continuous fibre thermoplastic composite for an EI funded Commercialisation Fund project. He has a BEng in Chemical with Polymer Engineering and PhD in Polymer Engineering from The Queen’s University of Belfast. Previously, he was a R&D Engineer in the Polymer Processing Research Centre (UK) developing chemical protective materials for the Defence industry. Dr Major has a broad experience working on thermoplastic composite projects, including nanocomposite and PVC composite materials. Over the last several years he has also developed an expertise in the compound extrusion and injection moulding of biocompatible composites for implants and medical devices.
Dr Major’s research interests in ICOMP are fibre based thermoplastic composite, including material development and processing.
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