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Alex Melichar-Eastwood

Alex Eastwood

A PhD Analytical Sciences student with interests in both Chemistry and learning and applying new concepts or techniques. Training includes DNA analysis, Electrochemistry, fingerprinting, ICP, IR, Raman, spectrophotometry, UHPLC, and VSC - paired with understanding of analytical, investigative, statistical, and forensic concepts.

Interests include Spectroscopy, Light interactions, Energy, Materials, finding useful applications for knowledge or techniques, new approaches, and finding new ways to easily share scientific information.


  • 2022 - Present: Microstructural related residual stress distributions in solid state ceramic battery electrolytes processed by low energy methods, Supervisor Dr. Claire Dancer:
  • 2020: Biophysical Chemistry Group, Supervisor Dr Nikola P. Chmel:
    • Data Analysis: Principal Components Study of 2017 ARBRE Circular Dichroism Benchmarking Exercise Data
      A study of circular dichroism data cross multiple sites in the ABRE-Mobieu network multi-site study of circular dichroism data quality of University of Warwick provided samples across a variety of laboratory sites, protocols and instruments.
    • Review: Barriers to Quantitative Application of Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy
      An introduction to Raman and Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy, and overview of key influencing factors in research and procedures including their effects on progress in quantitative research in the field.

Higher Education:

  • 2022 - Present, PhD Warwick Analytical Science CDT with Warwick Manufacturing Group (Chemistry)
  • 2020 - 2020, Biophysical Chemistry Group, University of Warwick (Chemistry)
  • 2019 - 2020, MSc Analytical Science and Instrumentation, University of Warwick (MOAC)
  • 2016 - 2019, BSc Analytical Chemistry and Forensic Science, Coventry University (Health and Life Sciences)
Contact Information:

LinkedIn: Alex Melichar-Eastwood
Email: alex dot melichar-eastwood at warwick dot ac dot uk
Ceramics Group (Current)
Biophysical Chemistry Group (2020)

Phone number available on request