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James Coombs OBrien

James completed his undergraduate MChem degree in Chemistry at the University of Leicester, graduating in July 2013. His final year masters project was looking into and creating new renewable biodegradable composites based on starch. He enjoys cycling, playing sports such as squash and rugby league as well as socialising with friends.

  • Processing, forming and modifying cellulose to produce sustainable materials and composites with Professor Janet Scott, Dr Davide Mattia, Dr Laura Torrente Murciano and Dr Paul Murray; International Partners: University of São Paulo and The Ohio State University – PhD project
  • Identification of natural materials for tissue engineering with Dr Ram Sharma and Professor Janet Scott — 2nd MRes project
  • Composite materials from renewable polymers with Professor Janet Scott and Professor Matthew Davidson — 1st MRes project