Dr David Armitage is a Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Technologies in the School of Pharmacy, De Montfort University. Following graduation from the University of Bristol with an honours degree in Physics and the University of Liverpool with a Masters degree in Materials Engineering he gained his PhD from the University of Nottingham.
He was awarded a prestigious Marie Curie Fellowship which enabled him to experience working for a medical device manufacturer in Belgium. Dr Armitage then undertook postdoctoral research at the School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham and the Eastman Dental Institute, University College London. In 2007 he was appointed as Lecturer in Mechanics of Materials at Leicester University prior to taking his current post in 2008.
His current research interests are centred on application of surface modification and surface analytical techniques in the pharmaceutical and biomaterials sectors.He has researchinterests in the development of novel PAT tools for powder flow measurement.
He is admissions tutor for Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Science (PCS) and teaches across PCS and the Pharmacy programme.