Amir Khamsehnezhad
TWI
Section Manager - Novel Polymer Technologies
Amir is currently managing activities in Novel Polymer Technologies section within  Polymer and composite technologies group at TWI. He is a polymer technologist/scientist with a chemical engineering background and significant knowledge on industrial development and application of thermoplastic polymers and thermoplastic reinforced composites in various industry sectors. He has been involved and worked with different teams focusing on activities with different technology readiness levels starting from fundamental science to market ready applications. He has completed a PhD on Polymer processing following his master’s degree on polymer science/engineering and degree on chemical engineering.  He has expertise and experience in welding of thermoplastics, processing and characterisation, material selection and life time assessment and acceptance criteria. In addition to his daily job, he is also involved in review activities for number of journals on polymer related topics and is member of the reviewer panel for public funded research proposals in the UK.