Interaction of biochemicals with ceramics. 3-D scaffolds for tissue engineering. Development of hierachically controlled structures. Mechanical properties of natural materials. Self-inflating tissue expanders.
CBI/Toshiba Year of Invention, winner of University section, 1993
APAX/ Oxford University Business Plan Competition, 2004
Chemical Engineering Research and Design, Most cited author 2006-2009
Founding Scientist of Oxtex Ltd 2011
OBN Award for Best Emerging Medical Device Company 2011