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Rebecca Hartwell

Rebecca Hartwell

PhD Research Student


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