Mr Nigel Somerville Roberts

Biography

Nigel has worked in the field of powder processing for 18 years. He is a chemical engineer with a MEng from Cambridge. His work has included a wide range of powder processes including agglomeration, coating, roller compaction, extrusion, spray-drying, fluid bed drying, elutriation and powder handling, blending and mixing. He acts as a company trainer for powder handling/processing and intellectual property for nonlawyers.

He has also worked on the processing of polyvinyl alcohol films, encapsulation via microreactors and plasma deposition of fluorocarbons onto fabrics. He has a particular interest in intellectual property with multiple patents and patent applications. He currently works at P&G´s Newcastle Technical Centre in the upstream Process Breakthrough group as a Principal Engineer.

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