Oxford Advanced Surfaces Group, a technology developer targeting a number of global markets including consumer and industrial displays, solar panels, eyewear and the electronics and adhesion markets, has announced a key addition to its Technical Advisory Board .
Professor Steven Abbott has joined Professor Mark Moloney on the OAS Technical Advisory Board. He brings with him a wealth of industrial, scientific and commercial knowledge from both research posts and a long commercial career at ICI and MacDermid Autotype covering all areas of the OAS market focus. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and an independent consultant to global tier 1 industrial partners.
Abbott is Visiting Professor at the School of Engineering at the University of Leeds. He has worked many years in the high-tech coating industry and along the way developed an interest for computer models that could give real-world insight to complex scientific issues such as precision coating or polymer/nanoparticle solubilities. He is an independent consultant at Steven Abbott TCNF Ltd where he continues to develop software apps on solubility, surfactancy, adhesion, diffusion and advises internationally on topics as diverse as cosmetic/pharma skin delivery, organic photovoltaics, packaging films and "green" surfactant design.