Dr Eifion Jewell has a BEng and PhD in Mechanical engineering from Swansea University. Following many years as a post doctorate researcher in WCPC, he joined SPECIFIC in 2011 with the responsibility for pilot coating processes. He joined the academic staff in 2015 as a Coleg Cenedlaethol Cymraeg Lecturer with responsibility for the delivery of engineering classes through the medium of Welsh. He is Mechanical engineering portfolio director, overseeing development of the BEng and Masters programmes.
He is Director at SPECIFIC IKC with responsibilities for transforming laboratory science into energy technologies for the build environment. Eifion research interests are in coatings to steel and their characterization, printed electronics, PV manufacture and thermochemical heat storage. He maintains an active group of research staff and postgraduate students working in these fields.