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Dr Alan Hughes

Chemist

alan.hughes@bangor.ac.uk

Bangor University

Research Interest

My area of interest is polymer synthesis and characterisations as well as hydrogels.

Services offered by Dr Tai’s lab at Bangor University

• Isolation of biopolymers from natural resources, such as plants and algae
• Polymer synthesis and polymer modifications by functionalization/grafting/blending
• Characterisation and analysis of synthetic and natural polymers by GPC, NMR, FTIR, DSC and TGA

Instrumentation

Agilent PL-50 GPC, NMR, FTIR, DSC and TGA

Background

2009 BSc (Hons) Chemistry with Bio-molecular Science (Bangor University).
2014 PhD Chemistry (Bangor University)

Recent Professional Appointments

2014-2015 Polymer Technologist/Chemist-Biocomposites Centre Bangor University

Memberships

Member of Royal Society of Chemistry