Erik has a scientific background in Chemistry and Biochemistry, graduating with a 1:1 Dual honours BSc from Keele University in 2012. He then secured a position as a Research Formulation Engineer at the University of Birmingham, where he worked on the development of a range of medical materials with industrial sponsors TWI Ltd. As part of this post, Erik worked toward an Engineering Doctorate (EngD) qualification, graduating from the University of Birmingham in 2018. Erik has working extensively with a number of industrially relevant materials, including polymers, ceramics and composites. His expertise in chemistry, experience with a variety of materials and proficiency with a number of physiochemical analysis methods (e.g. FTIR, Raman spectroscopy, XRD, µ-XRF, SEM, failure testing) makes Erik an accomplished biomaterials chemist. In his current post, Erik continues to formulate and add value to a number of raw materials with his research focusing on the development of new healthcare technologies for the regeneration of hard tissues.
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