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Dr Daniel Zabek

Dr Daniel Zabek

Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow

School of Engineering

Room W1.35, Queen's Buildings - West Building, 5 The Parade, Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 3AA

Dr Daniel Zabek is a material scientist and a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow (2019 - 2024) working on the next generation of functional and smart materials and fluids, which includes:

  • Ferromagnetic and ferroelectric phenomena in solids and liquids;
  • Thermal-, pyroelectric- and dielectric properties of polymers, ceramics and composites;
  • Two-phase energy systems (solid-liquid-vapour); and
  • Waste heat recovery and thermal energy harvesting.


  • 2016, PhD, University of Bath, United Kingdom.
  • 2012, MSc with Distinction, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom.
  • 2011, BSc, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany.