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Matthew Cullen

Matthew graduated from Clemson University in the United States in 2017 with a BSc in Chemistry and a double minor in Physics and Engineering. He then completed an MSc in Green Chemistry and Sustainable Industrial Technology at the University of York, graduating in 2022 with a first. His research project was with Dr Tom Farmer studying the synthesis and properties of novel, bio-based, polyester ionomers for applications in the packaging industry. Matthew then spent six months as a Teaching Laboratory Facilitator in the University of York’s chemistry teaching labs before starting at the University of Bath in Spring 2023.

Outside of work, Matthew is an avid footballer who also loves to spend time bouldering, reading fantasy novels, gaming, and petting cats he finds on the street.


  • Chemical Recycling of Mixed Feedstock Plastics with Professor Matthew Davidson and Professor Matthew Jones — PhD Project


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