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Prof. Joseph N. Grima [www] [e-mail]
A graduate of the University of Malta and the University of Exeter, UK. He is a Resident Academic in the Faculty of Science of the University of Malta where he lectures in physical chemistry. His research interests include systems which exhibit negative Poisson's ratio and / or negative thermal expansion.

Ruben Gatt, BSc(Hons), MSc, AMRSC [e-mail]
Ruben is a graduate of the University of Malta with a degree in  in Chemistry and Biology and an MSS in Chemistry. He is currently a part-time researcher with group working on the EU FP6 funded CHISMACOMB project and is also reading for a PhD in Auxetics with the University of Malta. 
Ruben has been working with the UoM's auxetic group since 2003.

Daphne Attard, BSc(Hons.)
Daphne is a graduate in Chemistry and Physics and is now a PhD student of the University of Malta. She has been working with the UoM's auxetic group since 2006.

Richard Cassar, BSc(Hons.)
Richard is a graduate in Chemistry and Biology and is now an MSc student of the University of Malta. He has been working with the UoM's auxetic group since 2007.

Brian Ellul, B.Eng(Hons.)
Brian is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering and is now a Master's student of the University of Malta with the auxetics group. He has been working with the UoM's auxetic group since 2008.

Elaine Manicaro, B.Sc.(Hons.), PGCE
Elaine is a graduate in Physics and Mathematics and is now a Master's student of the University of Malta with the auxetics group. She has been working with the UoM's auxetic group since 2008.

Elaine Chetcuti, B.Sc.(Hons.), PGCE
Elaine is a graduate in Physics and Mathematics and is now a Master's student of the University of Malta with the auxetics group. She has been working with the UoM's auxetic group since 2009.

Christine Zerafa LRSM
Christine is an undergraduate student reading for a degree in Chemistry and Biology. She has been working with the auxetics group since 2008. Christine is also an accomplished pianist.

Nigel Borg
Nigel is an undergraduate student reading for a degree in Chemistry and Biology. He has been working with the auxetics group since 2008.

    

Former Members
 

Lara Trapani, BSc(Hons) 
Lara is a graduate of the University of Malta with a degree in Chemistry and Biology. She now works with a leading pharmaceutical company in Malta.
Lara worked with the UoM's auxetic group in 2005-2006.

Sarah Borg Bonnici, B. A. & E. (Hons) 
Lara is a graduate of the University of Malta with a degree in Architecture and Civil Engineering. She now works overseas with a leading firm.
Sarah worked with the UoM's auxetic group in 2003-2004.

Jennifer J Williams, BSc(Hons) 
Jennifer is a graduate of the University of Malta with a degree in Chemistry and Biology. She continued to work on auxetics with the University of Exeter, UK where she is registered for a PhD.
Jennifer worked with the UoM's auxetic group in 2002-2003.

Michelle Wood, BSc(Hons)
Michelle is a graduate of the University of Malta with a degree in Chemistry and Biology. She now works with a leading pharmaceutical company in Malta.
Michelle worked with the UoM's auxetic group in 2002-2003.

Christian Caruana
Christian (k/a Riva) is graduate student of the University of Malta.  He worked with the UoM's auxetic group in 2006-07.

Jean-Pierre Brincat, BSc(Hons.)
Jean is a graduate student of the University of Malta and is reading for a doctoral degree in Chemistry at the University of Perguia. He worked with the UoM's auxetic group in 2006-07.

Trevor G. Chircop Bray,  BSc(Hons), MSc
Brian is a graduate of the University of Malta with a degree in Chemistry and Biology.  He is currently a part-time MSc student with the UoM's auxetic group where he has been working since 2004.

Brian Spiteri,  BSc(Hons), MSc
Brian is a graduate of the University of Malta with a degree in Chemistry and Biology.  He now works with a leading pharmaceutical company in Malta.

Victor Zammit  BSc(Hons), MSc
Victor is a graduate of the University of Malta with a degree in Chemistry and Biology and a Masters in Chemistry.  He worked as a researcher on the EU FP6 funded CHISMACOMB project.

Pierre S. Farrugia, BSc(Hons), MSc [e-mail]
Pierre-Sandre is a graduate of the University of Malta with a degree in Physics and Mathematics and an MSc in Physics. He worked with the group as researcher on the EU FP6 funded CHISMACOMB project.


 

 
 



Contact Details:
Auxetic Materials Research Group
c/o Prof. Joseph N. Grima
Dept. of Chemistry, University of Malta, Msida, MSD 06, MALTA
Tel: +356 2340 2274 / 5  or +356 2340 2552 -  Fax: +356 2540 1091
e-mail: auxetic@um.edu.mt
www: http://home.um.edu.mt/auxetic