Details of research interests
My research focuses on hierarchical composites, developing novel nanoscale reinforcers with carbon fibres specialising in the synthesis of carbon nanoforms including carbon nanotubes and carbon aerogels. I particularly like to develop equipment and I have designed and commissioned a continuous chemical vapour deposition (CVD) reactor for carbon nanotube synthesis on carbon fibres, as well as designing electrical and small coupon jigs for composite characterisation and mechanical testing.
I currently work at Imperial College London and when I am not, I'm trying to cycle around the crowds in town or I tend to be watching the Formula 1.
I have provided links to my current project and publications, if you have any enquires please feel free to contact me.
A selection of paper highlights with links to publishers.
DB Anthony, H Qian, AJ Clancy, ES Greenhalgh, A Bismarck, MSP Shaffer
Vol: 28, Number: 30, Page: 305602
JJ Blaker, DB Anthony, G Tang, SR Shamsuddin, G Kalinka, M Weinrich, A Abdolvand, MSP Shaffer, A Bismarck
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Vol: 8, Pages: 16351-16358
R Menzel, S Barg, M Miranda, DB Anthony, SM Bawaked, M Mokhtar, SA Al-Thabaiti, SN Basahel, E Saiz, MSP Shaffer
Advanced Functional Materials
Vol: 25, Pages: 28-35