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National Plastics Processing Centre Team


Professor Ton Peijs

Director - National Polymer Processing Centre

Email: T dot Peijs at warwick dot ac dot uk

Vannessa Goodship

Dr Vannessa Goodship

R&D Lead - Plastics Engineering
Email: V dot Goodship at warwick dot ac dot uk
Vannessa has spent her entire career working with plastic materials. She came to WMG in 1997 direct from the plastics industry having obtained both a BA and BSc by distance learning. Vannessa became a Principal Research Fellow in 2009. Her areas of specialism are plastics materials, their processing, and recycling. She has undertaken many research projects across this scope, most recently looking at multifunctional materials.
Gordon Smith

Professor Gordon Smith

Engineering Support, Emeritus Professor
Email: Gordon dot Smith at warwick dot ac dot uk
Profile | Recent Publications
Professor Smith is Emeritus Professor at WMG with many years’ experience as a key member of WMG’s Materials Group. He is a chemist who specialises in research on material processing and product usage with an emphasis on the application of advanced materials. He has worked with major automotive suppliers on the introduction of material innovations e.g. highly structural polymeric composite components such as safety critical subframes, wheels and wishbones.