Dr Fengge Gao

Dr Fengge Gao

Director of Nanscience Laboratory

Nottingham Trent University

Dr. Gao is currently a Reader in Nanotechnology and the Director of Nanoscience Laboratory at Nottingham Trent University UK. He has more than 30 years of research experience in fibre composites, carbon science, polymers and nanocomposite materials. His interests in recent 20 years were focused on developing filler enhanced polymer composites for mechanical reinforcement, improving barrier properties, fire retardancy, dielectric performance and foam stability. His other areas of research include non-leaching type of antimicrobial materials, hydrogel and hydrated gel for healing applications, ultra-lightweight materials and stress sensitive materials.

In addition to his university duty, Dr Gao is served as a member of UK Research Council EPSRC Peer Review College, European Science Foundation ESF College of Expert Reviewers, Ex-Executive Committee of IET (formal IEE) Microsystems and Nanotechnology Professional Network. He was the winner of the Food and Drink Forum Innovation Champion 2009 and CenFRA Award for Most Innovative Research.

Speaker sessions:

What is the Best Way for Mechanical Reinforcement – Nano, Mircro or Something Else? at 10:00 on 10th October 2017