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Lee Edwards Edwards

Dr Lee Edwards Edwards

Research Associate (with Prof Thomas Wirth)

School of Chemistry

Main Building, Room 1.107, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT


Research Associate, Energetic Materials, Cardiff University                                                   Mar 2022 – Current

Focus on organic batch and flow chemistry with energetic materials.

Technical Manager for Haydale Ltd, Ammanford                                                                       Sept 2019 – Mar 2022

As the Technical Manager, I led the Plasma Team in developing and optimising new surface chemistries for nanomaterials and surfaces.I led grant funded and commercial projects and provided technical input to other areas of Haydales interests.

Post Graduate Research Associate for Cogent Power Ltd, Newport                                       Oct 2016 – July 2021

My PhD was industrially sponsored with Cogent Power Ltd leading research on electrical steel tension coatings.  The PhD was based at Cardiff University School of Chemistry, Cardiff University School of Engineering and at the sponsor site Cogent Power Ltd.  I successfully achieved the main objective of my PhD and developed hexavalent chromium free tension coatings. My primary  role was conducting my PhD but in addition I supported Cogent Power Ltd  in analysing materials and providing support for pilot trial and line trials.

BSc (Hons)  Chemistry, Cardiff University                                                                                  2012-2016 

Final Year Dissertation: Routes Towards Novel Naphthoquinone Derived N-heterocyclic Carbenes.

Professional memberships

Member of the Institute of Physics - MInstP

Member of the Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining - MIMMM

Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry - MRSC

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