Queen Mary University of London
School of Engineering and Materials Science
Mile End Road
London England E1 4NS
Biographical Sketch: Dr Busfield has been the Head of the Rubber Research Group in the Department of Materials at QMUL since 1994. The group has investigated the strength and fatigue life of elastomer components, investigated the friction and abrasion of elastomers, they dynamic behaviour of elastomers, the reinforcing effect of carbon blacks, clays and silica filler in elastomers, the use of nano-structured fillers, fibre reinforced elastomer systems, rubber recycling initiatives and smart rubber materials.