Professor Nigel Mellors

Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research & Enterprise

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As Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research & Enterprise my key responsibilities are Research Councils, industrial partnership at regional, national and international level. I am passionate about the role and the contribution the University can make in partnership with industry and the private sector and the pursuit of research discovery & the application of new ideas.


External examiner at the Manchester Business School

External examiner at the University of Sheffield

Research Interests

My research interests are in the area of new technologies to increase energy efficiency with applications within the built environment.  My second area of interest is in the area of nano materials including the fabrication of nanowires and the determination of their physical and material properties.

Qualifications and Memberships

PhD, BSc Physics

Member of the National Refurbishment Centre Board

Member of the Low Carbon Hub AGMA Board

Member of the Travis Perkins Technology Advisory Board