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David Cotton

Manager, Laboratory & Technical

David has been with LMRC for over 16 years and plays a key role in managing LMRC laboratories and providing technical support for staff. His background is in industrial electronics & process automation, the latter in a range of process industries including food processing, power generation, oil & gas, petrochemicals and pulp & paper.

This invaluable background experience has enabled David to design, set-up and operate LMRC’s research laboratories on a daily basis. Required skills include workflow patterns, laboratory infrastructure requirements, Health & Safety, and other legislative requirements.

David's extensive knowledge and expertise in electronics to component level; electrical & mechanical; general workshop skills, CAD design & 3D printing help the LMRC team to achieve their project goals that are often unusual and highly specific sometimes requiring specialised hardware to be constructed in-house.