Meet Our Team – Michael Hopkins Jnr

Michael is a Dr. of Polymer engineering and has vast experience working in the polymer sector through the national polymer processing research centre, Applied Polymer Technologies (APT) before joining ROSS in January 2020.


Michael has managed hundreds of small, medium and long-term specialty projects for clients which resulted in various licencing and technology transfer opportunities with well-established polymer processing companies within the sector. Throughout his career he has spearhead the development of various innovative injection moulding processes, which include in mould technology for machine learning, real time viscosity analysis of the moulded material, and novel tool designs foe medical device component manufacture, which in turn, will help ROSS provide cutting edge solutions for the medical device sector amongst others  in Ireland.