Dr Matthew Andrews
Matthew (UK) joined MSIAC on 23 July 2013 as the Energetic Materials TSO.
From 2002-2013 he has spent his career at Cranfield University located at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom. He completed his PhD (2005), and a year’s post-doctoral research position, in the field of detection and analysis of secondary organic explosives. He subsequently moved into the Formulations Research Group (2006) and has been involved with the research and development of booster and main charge formulations. More recent research has focused on particle morphology and characterization of secondary explosives materials.
Along side his research he has been involved in lecturing at the Defence Academy supporting several MSc courses. These have included managing modules on Testing and Evaluation of Explosives and Forensic Investigation of Explosives. He has also delivered a range of lecture materials on testing, manufacturing, formulations, and detection of explosives to (UK) MOD and industrial clients.