Dr Olly Duncan
Manchester Metropolitan University
Lecturer

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Equipment:
- computer-aided engineering software - material testing devices - cameras - including high-speed & digital image correlation software - instrumented drop tower impact rigs - bespoke sports equipment test rigs - engineering workshops and additive manufacturing devices

Scientific focus and expertise:
I develop and characterise new materials and structures for impact protection, typically for sports.

Materials class:
Polymers, smart materials, foams, lattices

Application:
Protective equipment, sports equipment and prosthetics.

Market Sector:
Sports and Healthcare

Organisation:
Academia
ECR (Early Career Researcher)


Special Interest Group(s):
Acoustic Metamaterials
Active Metamaterials
Flexible and Conformable Metasurfaces
Manufacturing and Scale Up
Mechanical Metamaterials
Modelling and AI-Design


Forum(s):
Early Careers
Horizon Scanning and Disruptive Concepts
Industry / KTN
Outreach and Education