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Professor Alan Windle FRS

Professor Alan Windle, FRS

Professor of Materials Science in the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy

Director of the Pfizer Institute for Pharmaceutical Materials Science


Office Phone: +44 01223 334321

Biography:

Alan Windle is Emeritus Professor of Materials Science in the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy. His research team is based around the creation and exploitation of carbon nanostructures in materials science. He was closely involved in the founding of Cambridge Molecular Design, a materials software company, and of the Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis at Cambridge. Professor Windle is Director and CSO of Q-Flo, a company designed to exploit the spinning of carbon nanotubes into fibre directly from the reaction zone at 1250°C.

Research Interests

Alan's research team is based around the creation and exploitation of carbon nanostructures in materials science. In addition he is Director of the Pfizer           Institute for Pharmaceutical Materials Science, he have overall responsibility for a wide range of pharmaceutically related materials projects.

Hi interests include Carbon nanotubes and Sequence-controlled self assembly

Autocollapsed double-wall carbon nanotubes of a high-performance fibre
Autocollapsed double-wall carbon nanotubes of a high-performance fibre