About Dr Charlene Smith
Charlene Smith leads Life-Friendly Chemistry Research and Application at Materiom. She received her doctorate in Chemistry from The University of Manchester, specialising in the formulation and analysis of single-molecule magnets, through to the applications of nanotechnology. She now divides her time between freelancing at creative design labs and chemistry consulting at material innovation studios. An integral part of her work is to advocate STEAM agendas and Circular Economies through design led initiatives. Charlene is a visiting researcher at the Royal College of Art, working on cross disciplinary projects in collaboration with the School of Design, CERN and Burberry.