Prof. Robert Hill

– Chair in Dental Physical Sciences, Research Director

– Professor Robert Hill is a Materials Engineer with a Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College. In his early career he worked with Alan Wilson on Glass Ionomer Cements (GIC)s and in 1988 was part of the Group that won the Queens Award. He was formerly Professor of Biomaterials at Imperial College.

– In 2013 he won the Alan Wilson prize for Dental Materials and led the group that won  the Armourers and Brasiers Venture Prize.

– In 2014 he founded BIoMin Technologies Ltd (see www.biomin.co.uk)  a Queen Mary Spin out company based on key patents filed on Fluoride Containing Bioactive Glasses.

– He is a member of TC4 of the International Congress of Glass that deals with Medical and Dental Glasses and TC7 that deals with Glass-ceramics.

– Professor Hill teaches Dental Materials to BDS, DClin and MSc Students at Queen Mary University of London, UK.

– Professor Hills research interests include Bioactive Glasses, Glass Ionomer Cements, Apatites, Composite Fillings, Varnishes  Adhesives Bone Grafts, Bone Substitutes and Glass-ceramics.

– Professor Hills research  is very multidisciplinary ranging from the fundamentals of glass structure  and glass in glass phase separation to how cells interact with materials. He has published over 250 refereed papers and filed more than twenty patents.

– He has supervised over 50 Ph.D students  many of whom are now University lecturers or Professors or have senior positions in industry. He is currently supervising 7 Ph.D students and 3 DClin Students.

Bioactive glasses in dentistry… and beyond

Prof. Robert Hill

– Chair in Dental Physical Sciences, Research Director

– Professor Robert Hill is a Materials Engineer with a Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College. In his early career he worked with Alan Wilson on Glass Ionomer Cements (GIC)s and in 1988 was part of the Group that won the Queens Award. He was formerly Professor of Biomaterials at Imperial College.

– In 2013 he won the Alan Wilson prize for Dental Materials and led the group that won  the Armourers and Brasiers Venture Prize.

– In 2014 he founded BIoMin Technologies Ltd (see www.biomin.co.uk)  a Queen Mary Spin out company based on key patents filed on Fluoride Containing Bioactive Glasses.

– He is a member of TC4 of the International Congress of Glass that deals with Medical and Dental Glasses and TC7 that deals with Glass-ceramics.

– Professor Hill teaches Dental Materials to BDS, DClin and MSc Students at Queen Mary University of London, UK.

– Professor Hills research interests include Bioactive Glasses, Glass Ionomer Cements, Apatites, Composite Fillings, Varnishes  Adhesives Bone Grafts, Bone Substitutes and Glass-ceramics.

– Professor Hills research  is very multidisciplinary ranging from the fundamentals of glass structure  and glass in glass phase separation to how cells interact with materials. He has published over 250 refereed papers and filed more than twenty patents.

– He has supervised over 50 Ph.D students  many of whom are now University lecturers or Professors or have senior positions in industry. He is currently supervising 7 Ph.D students and 3 DClin Students.

Bioactive glasses in dentistry… and beyond