Our International Scientific Advisory Board

  • Joseph G. Gho (Chairman of ISAB)
  • Professor Norman Billingham
  • Professor Emo Chiellini
  • Professor Nikos Katsaros
  • Dr. Graham Swift
  • Dr. David M. Wiles

Professor Norman Billingham

Professor Norman Billingham, an EPI consultant, has over 45 years experience in polymer science. Holding a PhD in Chemistry, Prof. Billingham has published over 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 4 books and numerous symposium papers, reviews and related publications. In recognition of his contributions to Polymer Science, Prof. Billingham was awarded the RSC Industrial award for Macromolecules & Polymers (1994) with specific citation for work in polymer degradation and stabilization He has lectured widely at meetings in Europe, America and Australia.  He has been secretary and Chairman of the Polymer Degradation Discussion Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry and a member of the organising committee of many international meetings.  He is Past-President and now Secretary of the Society for Polymer Modification, Degradation and Stabilisation (MoDeSt), formed to co-ordinate and organise activity in these fields.  He is Editor-in-Chief of the Elsevier Journal "Polymer Degradation and Stability” (a major international journal in the field, with the 11th highest impact factor of polymer journals in general and the highest impact factor of all specialist polymer journals) and a member of the Editorial Boards of “Polymer”, “European Polymer Journal” and “Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology”.  He is serving his third term as an elected member of the EPSRC Peer Review College for the Structural Materials programme and has served on several grant allocation panels.  He has organized many symposia and meetings for the polymer industry and academia.  He has served on several BSI and CEN working groups helping to define standards in the field of biodegradable polymers in Europe and the UK. Prof. Billingham brings to EPI the opportunity to promote and enhance TDPA® technology to government and industry alike.