Professor Brian Darvell directed the Dental Materials Science Laboratory in the Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, from 1980 to 2009, personally supervising 5 MPhil and 19 PhD candidates. He then spent 4 years at Kuwait University where he headed the Department of Bioclinical Sciences.
He has some 200+ peer-reviewed papers (H-index 35). Both his PhD and DSc were earned at the University of Birmingham. Prof. Darvell holds Fellowships of the Royal Society of Chemistry; the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining; the Royal Statistical Society; and the Academy of Dental Materials; and is a Chartered Chemist and Chartered Scientist. He is the author of the textbook Materials Science for Dentistry, now in its 10th edition (Elsevier/Woodhead, Cambridge).