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Georgina Cuckston

Georgina Cuckston

PhD student

Office Phone: 330144


George is a first year PhD student who joined the University in January 2016. Her research includes the quantification of soft-solid layers of food residues in terms of their interactions with substrates and surfactant containing aqueous solutions. She did her MChem at York University (with industrial experience) graduating 2013. She worked as a chemist at Infineum researching novel fuel economy additives for diesel engine oils from 2012-2015. In her free time she enjoys reading, watching musical theatre and going to the cinema.


Research Topic: Quantification of Soft Solid Layers of Food Residues in Terms of Interaction with Substrates and Aqueous Solutions and their Removal in Terms of Interfacial Phenomena, Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics.

  • [2016-Present] PhD Student in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (Supervisor: Prof. D.I.Wilson, Sponsor: P&G, EPSRC)
  • [2012-2015] Industrial Chemist at Infineum UK 
  • [2009-2013] MChem in Chemistry with a Year in Industry (First Class Honours) from York University 


  • food
  • fouling
  • material characterisation
  • cleaning
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