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Biography

Dr. John Graves is a Research Fellow in the Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Faculty Research Centre. He received his first degree in Applied Chemistry from Leicester Polytechnic in 1988 and went on to obtain a Ph.D. in Electrochemistry from Southampton University in 1991. John joined Shipley Europe Ltd. (now part of Dow Electronic Materials) in 1992 where he worked as a chemist formulating products for the electronics manufacturing industry. In 1998 he became European Research Manager for metallization products. John has worked at the Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at Loughborough University on preparation and applications of nanoparticles and subsequently in the Sonochemistry Centre at Coventry University. He has published 11 papers, 10 patents, has 2 Ph.D. completions and is a longstanding Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Area of Expertise:

Electrochemistry, Metallization, Ultrasound

Research Interests

Sonochemistry ; Smart Materials; Nano Technology ; Metal Deposition ; Electrochemistry ; Particle Dispersion; Printed Electronics

Vision Statement

Nanotechnology has the ability to create many new materials and devices and it is leading to a technological revolution which benefits society both today and continuing into the foreseeable future. The world of nanotechnology brings together many scientific disciplines and it is this miniature world that inspires my research from the search for new non-precious metal catalyst systems for electronics manufacturing through to particle manipulation for delivering targeted substances.

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Research Output 2001 2017

Additive process for patterned metallized conductive tracks on cotton with applications in smart textiles

Wills, K. A., Krzyzak, K., Bush, J., Ashayer-Soltani, R., Graves, J. E., Hunt, C. & Cobley, A. J. 19 Jun 2017 In : The Journal of the Textile Institute. (in press), p. (in press) 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plating
Cotton
Catalysts
Textiles
Copper
2 Citations

Optimization of Ti/Ta2O5–SnO2 electrodes and reaction parameters for electrocatalytic oxidation of methylene blue

Shestakova, M., Graves, J., Sitarz, M. & Sillanpää, M. 11 Jan 2016 In : Journal of Applied Electrochemistry. 46, 3, p. 349-358

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxidation
Electrodes
Degradation
Water treatment
Electrolysis
5 Citations

Ultrasound assisted dispersal of a copper nanopowder for electroless copper activation

Graves, J., Sugden, M., Litchfield, R. E., Hutt, D. A., Mason, T. J. & Cobley, A. 24 Oct 2015 In : Ultrasonics Sonochemistry. 29, p. 428-438

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ultrasonics
Copper
Powders
Sonochemistry
Agglomeration
1 Citations

Functionalised copper nanoparticles as catalysts for electroless plating

Litchfield, R. E., Graves, J., Sugden, M., Hutt, D. A. & Cobley, A. 2014 Proceedings of the 16th Electronics Packaging Technology Conference, EPTC 2014. IEEE, Vol. Article number 7028381, p. 235-240

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Catalysts
Electroless plating
Nanoparticles
Copper
Substrates

Ultrasonically enabled low temperature electroless plating for advanced electronic manufacture

Cobley, A. J., Graves, J. E., Kassim, A., Mkhlef, B. & Abbas, B. 2013 46th International Symposium on Microelectronics, IMAPS 2013. IMAPS-International Microelectronics and Packaging Society, p. 183-187 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

Electroless plating
Plating
Deposits
Temperature
Metallizing

Activities 1997 1998

  • 2 Participation in conference

EIPC Convention

Graves, J. (Speaker)
1 Sep 1998

Activity: Participation in conference

IPC Conference

Graves, J. (Speaker)
1 Apr 1997

Activity: Participation in conference