Arctic Coating is excited to welcome Dr.Branson Belle to its board of directors. In addition to him serving on the board, Branson will also function as a technical advisor to the company.
Branson is an avid technologist with a strong background in Nanotechnology and material science. Branson completed an Meng in Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Manchester, U.K. where he finished top of his year in every year. He subsequently completed his PhD at the same institution where his research focused on nanotechnology, specifically the fabrication and characterisation of magnetic nano-structures. Having completed his PhD, he then carried out research for 5 years as a research associate, firstly continuing his research of magnetic structures but then moving into graphene and other 2-D material research working under the guidance of Nobel laureates Sir Prof Andre Geim and Sir Prof Kostya Novoselov. He then co-founded 2-DTech Ltd (acquired by Versarian PLC), a graphene material and device company where he was Director and CTO. Branson then moved to Oslo Norway, first working as Director, Research Programmes and Technology Insourcing at Thinfilm Electronics ASA. He now works as a Senior Scientist at SINTEF, working on a number of printed electronics and graphene related projects.