Miss Elizabeth Martin
Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2016)
I am a PhD student within the Centre of Doctoral training XM2 at the University of Exeter. In July 2016 I graduated with a BSc. Mathematics and Physics from the University of Exeter. In my undergraduate dissertation I investigated the effect various properties of acoustic strings had on the inharmonticity of the note.
My PhD project is titled Microfluidic metamaterials for lab on chip technology. This project aims to investigate the collective behaviour of multiple ferromagnetic particles linked together by an elastic coupling to form one continuous periodic structure, a magneto-elastic membrane. The membrane will be manipulated by a magnetic field for applications in microfluidic channels.