Chair of the Postgraduate Development Committee
Dr Mike Johnson is Associate Professor in Engineering Design and Polymer Composites at the University of Nottingham. Mike's principal research is in the field of polymer composites in relation to processing efficiency, with more recent research into the development of lightweight structures and adhesive bonding of lightweight structures. As Chair of the Hub Postgraduate Development Committee, Mike coordinates between the Industrial Doctorate Centre, the Researcher Network, and the Hub Core Projects. Mike oversees the training and progression of research personnel, the development of the IDC taught programme, the management of cohesion between PhD and EngD students along with postdoctoral Researchers, and the delivery of the International PhD Exchange. Mike is currently leading the recently awarded Hub funded Feasibility study "Incremental sheet forming of fibre reinforced thermoplastic composites".