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polymer engineering researcher

Philip David Coates, British polymer engineering researcher. Deacon Moortown Baptist Church, Leeds, 1981-1989. Fellow Institute Mechanical Engineering, Institute Materials (chairman polymer processing and engineering group, Silver medal 1982, 87), Royal Academy Engineering.

Background

Coates, Philip David was born on September 20, 1948 in Leeds, England. Son of Frank and Elsie (Tyreman) Coates.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, Imperial College, London, 1970. Master of Science, University Leeds, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Leeds, 1976.

Career

Schoolmaster Temple Moor School, Leeds, 1971-1974. Postdoctoral research fellow SERC/Leeds University, 1976-1978. Temporary lecturer manufacturing systems engineering University Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, 1978—1980, lecturer manufacturing systems engineering England, 1980—1984, senior lecturer England, 1984—1989, reader in polymer engineering England, 1989—1990, professor polymer engineering England, since 1990, pro vice chancellor Research and Knowledge Transfer England, since 2003.

Board directors Polymer Science and Technology Board, IRC, United Kingdom, Polymer Center Industrial Collaboration, Cogent SSC Ltd, Medilink Ltd. Member United Kingdom Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and Department of Trade & Industry funding bodies, since 1989. Consultant in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee die drawing. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Deacon Moortown Baptist Church, Leeds, 1981-1989. Fellow Institute Mechanical Engineering, Institute Materials (chairman polymer processing and engineering group, Silver medal 1982, 87), Royal Academy Engineering.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: computing, playing musical instruments.

Connections

Son of Frank and Elsie (Tyreman) C. M. Jane Margaret McNab, July 3, 1971. Children: Emma, Charlotte, Laura, John.

father:
Frank Coates

mother:
Elsie (Tyreman) Coates

spouse:
Jane Margaret McNab

child:
Emma Coates

child:
Charlotte Coates

child:
Laura Coates

child:
John Coates