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  • Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

  • 1 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
20162019
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Biography

Dr Thomas Dooher is a Research Associate working as part of an EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie award in collaboration with several universities and companies throughout Europe in the field of renewable energy. Thomas’s research activities are directed toward incorporating carbon fibre into wind and tidal turbine blades. Prior to being appointed to his current position, Thomas worked in a variety of post-doctoral roles within the university including working with an industrial partner (AVX Ltd) to help refine the metallic inks used to produce capacitors and creating novel stitching yarns to improve the delamination performance of fibre reinforced polymer composites.Thomas has a degree in Physics with materials science (2002) and a Masters in opto-electronics with optical information processing (2003) from Queen’s University Belfast and a PhD in carbon nanotube/high temperature polymer composites from Ulster University (2011).

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Research Output 2016 2019

  • 1 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 2 Article
Nanoclusters
Peroxides
Palladium
Fracture testing
Mechanical testing
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
File
thermoplastics
composite polymers
yarns
sewing
mechanical properties

High-temperature Polymer Yarns for Through Thickness Reinforcement of Carbon Fibre Laminates

McGarrigle, C., Dooher, T., Dixon, D., Archer, E. & McIlhagger, A., 25 May 2016, Unknown Host Publication. 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Delamination
Carbon fibers
Laminates
Yarn
Reinforcement

Novel stitching yarn for improved delamination performance of carbon fibre composites

Dooher, T., McGarrigle, C., Dixon, D., McIlhagger, A., Harkin-Jones, E. & Archer, E., 26 Jun 2016, (Accepted/In press) Unknown Host Publication. 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Delamination
Carbon fibers
Yarn
Composite materials
Thermoplastics