Krzysztof holds a Chair in Composites Engineering at Cranfield University. As the Head of the Enhanced Composites and Structures Centre he is overseeing over 60 projects in advanced materials, composites engineering and manufacturing. Krzysztof’s career spanning polymer science, materials and nanotechnology, with engineering degree in Chemistry and PhD in Materials Science from Cambridge University. Over the past 20 years he has been pioneering development, implementation and manufacturing of carbon-based nanomaterials with specific focus on carbon nanotubes and graphene, leading EU programs on new generation lightweight high perfromance electric conductors, poised to replace copper and aluminium, developing novel functional carbon nanomaterials and multifunctional composite structures and BEIS funded large scale manufacture of sustainable hydrogen. Krzyszof graduated 18 PhD students, published over 150 journal papers and authored 16 patents.