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Michael Newton

Michael Newton

Associate Professor

School of Science & Technology

Staff Group(s)
Physics and Mathematics


Associate Professor and Reader in Experimental Physics

Dr Newton is the chair of the College Research Degrees Committee. He teaches on the physics degree courses and is module leader for the module Laboratory Interfaces and Control.

Research areas

Dr Newton is a member of the Imaging, Materials and Engineering Research Centre.

Areas of research interest include:

  • Applications of acoustic wave devices
  • Magnetic resonance based sensors
  • Honeybee monitoring systems
  • Applications of Superhydrophobic surfaces

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Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil / PhD by research exist in all the area identified above and in interdisciplinary research areas (e.g. Biosensors). Further Information may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School.

External activity

Sponsors and collaborators

Current and recent research is being conducted with the collaboration, funding and / or support of:

Research funding in the period since 2014 includes:

  • Innovative Thermostatic Composites for Hyperthermic Eradication of Varroa Mites from Honey Bee Colonies. Innovate UK (2019)
  • Soni-Join – Induction Assisted Ultrasonic joining and repair of ballistic composites. DSTL Defence and Security Accelerator (2019)
  • B-GOOD European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 817622 (2018)
  • Dynamic Dewetting: Designing and Breaking Novel Morphologies of Liquid Films EPSRC EP/R042276/1 (2018)
  • Functional Surface Coatings for Medical Devices which are utilised in the Treatment of Cancer Innovate UK 132883 (2017)
  • Lubricating channel and tube flows - fluid sheathing using textured walls, EPSRC EP/L026341/1, (2014)


Selected publications

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