Paul took on the current role of Manger of The Centre for Electron Microscopy in 2006. The role involves managing the current support staff and equipment of the centre.
Paul has many years experience in electron microscopy having worked in the field previously whilst based in Zoology, Biological Sciences and Physiology at the University of Birmingham.
Paul moved to the Department of Physiology in 1990 to take responsibility for the electron microscopy facilities in the University of Birmingham Medical School. Paul stayed here until 1999 when the facilities were moved into the Biomedical EM Group in the Centre for Electron Microscopy.
In 2000 Paul initially took on the responsibility of the SEM area in Metallurgy and it’s associated analytical equipment.
Paul's range of experience covers TEM, SEM, CryoSEM and STEM for both material sciences and life sciences, as well as a wide range of preparative techniques including ultrathin sectioning, cryo sectioning and gold labelling.
Paul has many years experience with micro-analytical techniques including EDS, WDS and EBSD.