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Rebecca Hartwell

Rebecca Hartwell

PhD Research Student

Supervisor: Dr Mauro Overend


Rebecca joined the Glass and Facade Technology research group in 2017. She graduated in Material Science and Engineering (MEng) at the University of Manchester in 2015; including a 1-year placement at Siemens Magnet Technology, Oxford. Subsequently, Rebecca continued to work as a research assistant at the the International Centre for Advanced Materials - University of Manchester, to develop research in understanding the role of microstructure in the failure of insect cuticle using X-Ray Computed Tomography. In 2016, she joined the Future Infrastructure and Built Environment (FIBE) CDT at is supervised by Dr. Mauro Overend.

PhD Topic: Regenerative approach to facade engineering with a focus on end-of-life challenges