Kyprianos’ work focuses on understanding the chemical interaction between latent finger marks, chemical treatments and recycled/non-recycled surfaces.
Kyp joined the Biomedical and Forensic Science department in September 2015. He previously taught at Middlesbrough College and Teesside University teaching subjects such as Crime Scene Investigation, Collection and Packaging of Evidence, Analysis of Evidence, Forensic Management and Legal Issues in Forensic Science.
Kyp completed his MSc at Teeside University where he was involved in projects such as 3D scanning of footwear impressions, chemical enhancement of fingerprints and enhancement of fingerprints from bags contaminated with decomposing meat. He is currently working on his PhD at Teesside University in the field of fingerprint development from recycled and non-recycled plastic bags.