Author Archives: John Ddungu


My name is John and I am a Product Technical Specialist at Malvern Panalytical. I joined the company in 2019 and I am enjoying the experience! I would describe myself as calm, patient and thoughtful. I’m inclined to attribute that to my favourite past time of karate. In a sparring match, it helps to keep a cool head and wait for the perfect chance to strike or counter your opponent. My main activities at work are complementary to the sport. Just as there are stages to the method development of good laser diffraction sample measurements, there are stages of method development to the best strategies for success on the tatami (matted rings). On the opposite side of this self-thought collected personality, my friends often think that my hobby makes me a crazy, hyperactive karate kid, which I do find hilarious

Published 1 Sep 2020

Determining the particle size distribution of metal powders

Wet and dry dispersion on the Mastersizer 3000 If we look at some of the most interesting and inspiring innovations in modern engineering, Additive Manufacturing (AM), in my opinion, has to be up there with the best. For metallic products,…READ MORE >

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Published 13 Feb 2020

Around the world in 80 particles – Warm up with a cuppa

Welcome to the first Around the world in 80 particles blog of the new decade! I’m John, a recent addition to the team of Product Technical Specialists here at Malvern Panalytical. The first months of the year always bring some…READ MORE >

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