SMART Alumni


Michael Barwood B.Sc M.Sc PhD

Bowles and Walker Ltd.

Michael completed his undergraduate and doctoral studies at Sheffield Hallam University, focusing on polymer material science. He specifically carried out investigations into novel shape memory polymers which could be used for various industrial applications. Michael started at Loughborough in January of 2013, joining the Centre for Sustainable Manufacturing and Recycling Technologies (SMART) and worked on the Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Industrial Sustainability (CIMIS) grand challenge project ‘Zero-Waste, Zero-Emissions’.

Michael is currently Technical and Quality Manager at Bowles and Walker Ltd. in Norfolk.