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Dr Keith Hallam

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  • Dr KR Hallam obtained a 1st class honours degree in chemistry from the University of Bath in 1986. His PhD
  • completed in 1990
  • was undertaken through the Council for National Academic Awards as a period of research within the Spectroscopy Section at the then Central Electricity Generating Board's Berkeley Nuclear Laboratories. He started post-doctoral studies at the Interface Analysis Centre
  • University of Bristol in 1990 and became a Research Fellow with particular responsibility for x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy within this University of Bristol research centre. In 2001
  • Dr Hallam was appointed to the role of Commercial Manager
  • IAC and in 2002 became Project Manager for the Materials Centre South West (a Centre of Excellence established in recognition of the complementary materials science capabilities of the Universities of Bristol and Exeter) within the Division of Research and Enterprise Development at the University of Bristol. His research career covers the development and application of surface and bulk analysis to investigations of material surface compositions and chemistries
  • embracing metals and minerals
  • catalysts
  • stonework and cements for energy and the environment. In addition he has addressed residual stresses in a range of materials and more recently fracture of quasi-brittle graphite. Dr Hallam has published ~80 refereed journal articles and co-authored ~50 conference presentations/posters. He sits on the committee of the United Kingdom Surface Analysis Forum as Honorary Treasurer and has previously been Honorary Secretary of the Royal Microscopical Society Materials Section.