Kenn Hodd
Medical Polymers Ltd

Areas of Expertise

  • Materials Selection
  • Monomer/polymer synthesis (inc.photopolymerisation.)
  • Polymer Characterisation (esp.TA)
  • Rheology
  • BioMedical Materials

Broad expertise in polymer synthesis photocuring and polymer materials science and technology
plastics formulation and polymeric materials for high performance and composites applications.

Experience includes:

Organic synthesis for the preparation of polymer intermediates, and organic and inorganic polymers.
Extrusion of polyolefins (ICI (Plastics) Welwyn Garden City, UK)
Epoxy resins and inorganic polymers (General Electric Co)
Research on coronary thrombosis and obesity (St. George's Hospital, London, UK)
Teaching materials science and technology (Southbank & Brunel Universities, London, UK)
Development of novel elastomers for the manufacture of cataract replacement lenses (intraocular lenses) (Pfizer Groningen, NL, & Vista Optics, Widnes, UK)
Thermal analysis
Rheology of polymer fluids.

Consulted or retained at various times by:
MoD's Army, Air Force, and Navy Defence Research Agencies, ICI (Advanced Materials), Dowty International, Taylor Woodrow International, Smith & Nephew, the Laboratory of the Government Chemist, & many smaller organisations.
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