Dr Paul Woollin

Research Director, TWI

Paul Woollin is Research Director at TWI, responsible for setting the technical direction of the £70m Research, Consultancy and Training business. His technical work at TWI concentrated on the performance of welded stainless steel and included many weld failure investigations and research and development programmes to find solutions to the underlying problems. Specific subjects have included avoiding cracking of duplex stainless steels under cathodic protection, weldability and stress corrosion cracking resistance of supermartensitic stainless steels and corrosion fatigue behaviour of carbon manganese steels and stainless steels. Paul is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineers, The Welding Institute and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.