Advanced Materials Research Group
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Dr Ifty Ahmed

Dr Ifty Ahmed is an Associate Professor within the Faculty of Engineering.

Room A65, Coates Building, University Park

+44 (0) 115 74 84675


Biomaterials Research


  • in-house fibre manufacturing facilities
  • composite manufacture
  • novel microsphere manufacturing capability  


  • reducing healthcare associated costs
  • addressing issues for a worldwide ageing population
  • improve patient quality of life outcomes

Research areas 

  • biocomposites
  • biomaterials
  • novel microsphere manufacture
  • tissue engineering
  • regenerative medicine
  • drug delivery
  • biosensing   


  • bone fracture repair
  • osteoporosis treatment
  • minimally invasive surgery
  • drug delivery for Oncology  


  • in situ polymerisation of bioresorbable composites
  • novel microspheres for cell delivery applications
  • new polymers for composite manufacture
  • resorbable coatings via physical vapor deposition (PVD) 
  • manufacturing resorbable composite rods
  • manufacturing porous polymer microspheres
  • resorbable fibre textile manufacture
  • novel fibre coupling and sizing agents
  • new phosphate-glass and fibre manufacture




Advanced Materials Research Group

Faculty of Engineering
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD