A Global Research Institute of Queen's University Belfast

Advanced Composites Research Group

Mr. Ravi Chitwan

PhD student

Postgraduate Students

Mr. Ravi Chitwan was born in Kanpur, India and graduated from Swansea University, UK with a MSc in Materials Engineering (2014) and a BEng (Hons) in Aerospace Engineering (2012). Mr. Chitwan joined ACRG at Queen’ University Belfast in February 2014 as a PhD student. He is currently conducting research on the interlaminar fracture toughness of nano-enhanced carbon fibre reinforced polymer composites using various carbon nanotube assemblies. He gained experience in producing carbon nanotube-modified composites using compression moulding, autoclave and resin infusion processing. He is proficient in mechanical testing and characterisation of polymer composites.