Frank Dangnan


A  PhD researcher in Mechanical engineering with a background in Chemical and Petroleum engineering. In-depth experience in vacuum deposition techniques with tailored speciality in physical vapour deposition (PVD) and plasma-enhanced chemical vapour deposition (PECVD) methods which include, deposition on sensitive substrates such as moulded and 3D printed polymers.

Research interests

- Plasma coating systems and characterisation in polymer and Si based applications.

- PVD applications 

-CVD and PECVD Coating synthesis 

- Nano – fabrication techniques in 3D Applications 

- Material Characterisation



  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds
  • MEng in Petroleum and Chemical Engineering