Dr Rawlings is a Lecturer in Physics. Where he teaches on the undergraduate Physics courses at NTU. He currently teaches on the modules:
- PHYS19003 Year 1 Labs
- PHYS12913 Mathematical Techniques
- PHYS12622 Workshop
- PHYS22514 Digital Techniques (Image Processing)
- FORE30004 Ballistics & Firearms (Experimental Ballistics)
His research interests are primarily in soft matter, environmental physics and mathematical modelling.
2021 - Present: Nottingham Trent University, Lecturer in Physics
2021: University of Birmingham, Research Fellow in Ionospheric Physics
2020: Nottingham Trent University, Research Fellow in Soft Matter
2016 – 2020: Nottingham Trent University, PhD Physics & Physical Chemistry
2015 – 2016: Nottingham Trent University, MRes Medical & Materials Imaging
2012 – 2015: Nottingham Trent University, BSc (Hons) Physics
Dr Rawlings research interests include:
- Soft matter: colloids, gels, foams and wetting
- Nanocomposite materials
- Environmental physics
Member of the Institute of Physics
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Committee member of the Printing & Graphic Science Interest Group
Member of the UK Fluid Network
Sponsors and collaborators
European Space Agency (ESA): Contract Number 4000130562/20/I-DT.
Rawlings, J.T, Radcliffe TCA, Hunter E, Robinson W & Gao F. The influence of clay exfoliation on its improvement to foam stability. Manuscript in preparation for submission to Soft Matter.
Kotova, D., Jin, Y., Spogli, L, Wood, A.G., Urbar, J. Rawlings, J.T., Whittaker, I.C., Alfonsi, L., Clausen, L.B.N., Hoeg, P. & Miloch, W.J. Electron density fluctuations from Swarm as a proxy for ground-based scintillation data: A statistical perspective. Under review with Advances in Space Research.
Wood, A.G., Alfonsi, L., Claussen, L.B.N., Jin, Y., Spogli, L., Urbar, J., Rawlings, J.T., Whittaker, I.C., Dorrian, G.D., Hoeg, P., Cesaroni, C., Cicone, A., Miedzik, J., Gierlach, E., Wojtkicwicz, P., Shahtahmassebi, G. & Miloch, W.J. Variability of Ionospheric Plasma: Results from the ESA Swarm Mission. Space Science Reviews, 218, 52, 2022. DOI: 10.1007/s11214-022-00916-0
Rawlings, J.T. 2020. Developing novel nano-structured dielectric materials using gel coating nanotechnology for energy applications (Doctoral dissertation, Nottingham Trent University).