Jane Blackford

Research Themes: 

Research Interests

Ice and Snow Mechanics

  • Fundamentals of ice mechanics to develop material surfaces to give controlled friction on ice and snow
  • Avalanches mechanics
  • Snow sintering
  • Low temperature scaning electron microscopy

Sports Engineering Sports

  • Mountaineering skiing and curling


  • Processing/microstructure/property relationships in metals and alloys casting forming heat treatment
  • HIPping high temperature alloys intermetallics and coatings metal foams
  • Engineering particularly in relation to materials and winter sports
  • Embedded sensors and data acquisition and analysis to provide diagnostics of performance

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20/12/2013 - 09:55
Jane Blackford
Jane Blackford

Academic Title: 

Senior Lecturer

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