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Welcome to the ACCIS MMT Website!

The group focuses on next generation smart materials and structures that take inspiration from nature, to achieve functionalities that are currently unachievable using conventional materials and manufacturing methods.

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Self-Healing Materials

Prof Ian Bond introduces his self-healing research within the ACCIS Multifunctional Materials & Technologies group.

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Bio-Inspired Materials

Dr. Richard Trask introduces his bio-inspired research within the ACCIS Multifunctional Materials & Technologies group.

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Nacre-Inspired Body Armour

Modern body armour relies on dense plates of brittle ceramics fracturing under ballistic impact loads to protect personnel from ballistic […]

Shape-Change Camouflage

Traditionally, military camouflage is designed around fixed disruptive colouration patterns for a specific environment and geometry, and as a result, […]

Join Rafael and Jack at ECCM16

ACCIS Multifunctional researchers, Rafael Luterbacher and Jack Cullinan, are presenting their latest research at this year’s European Conference on Composite […]

Congratulations to Dr Richard Trask!

Congratulations to Dr Richard Trask who has been awarded an EPSRC Engineering Fellowship for Growth. Richard’s research on Morphogenesis Manufacturing: […]