Ben Knappett, PhD, received his MChem degree from Durham University (UK), and completed a PhD in nanoparticle synthesis and characterisation at the University of Cambridge (UK).

Dr Knappett started working for Particle Works in 2016, developing nanoparticle and microparticle products using microfluidics technology. He moved into his current position as Head of Science and Applications in 2021, leading a team of scientists who specify and test new Particle Works systems, create content for applications and support customers with installation and training. Dr Knappett and his lab team also run proof-of-principle studies to demonstrate the capabilities of Particle Works’ systems with customer materials.