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Dr. Oscar Ces

  • Chemistry
  • Reader
  • Application and development of additive manufacturing technologies for the construction of drug delivery systems, bioreactors, biomembrane structures and artificial cells


Professor David Dye

  • Materials
  • Professor of Metallurgy
  • Interested in defect formation, microstrcuture and properties in AM metallics; particularly aerospace, nuclear and gas turbine materials (Ti, Ni superalloys, Zr)

Dr. Catrin Mair Davies

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Characterising the failure behaviour of AM components (e.g. tensile, fatigue, creep and fracture toughness behaviour)
  • Simulating the AM process and predicting the material properties and residual stresses in components
  • Developing tools to optimise the AM process for the required material properties

 Dr. Mazdak Ghajari

  • Dyson School of Design Engineering
  • Lecturer 
  • Computational modelling of AM parts to enable optimal and robust design for structural applications
  • Novel energy absorbing structures
  • Individualised personal protective equipment

 Dr. Robert Hewson

  • Aeronautics
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Mulitdisciplinary Optimisation and 3D printing of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • Multiscale modelling of hierarchical printed structures
  • Topology optimisation of 3D printed cooling vanes in Adsorbed Natural Gas tanks.

 Dr. Paul Hooper

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Research Fellow
  • In-situ process monitoring and integrity
  • Process-microstructure-performance relationships
  • Simulation of AM processes
  • New process development
  • Lattice structures and design for AM

 Dr. Jonathan Jeffers

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Senior Lecturer

Dr. Mirko Kovac

  • Aeronautics
  • Lecturer
  • 3D printing with aerial vehicles for building manufacturing and infrastructure repairs
  • Additive manufacturing of robotic systems
  • Additive manufacturing to enable multi-functionality of robot components


Dr. Jing Li

  • Dyson School of Design Engineering
  • Post-doc research associate
  • AMN Network manager
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Nanotechnology in oil and gas industry
  • Carbon capture and storage

 Dr. Qianqian Li

  • Aeronautics
  • Lecturer
  • Produce composites with different reinforcements e.g. nanoparticles using additive manufacturing (AM) and study the properties and microstructure of such composites, in connection with different AM production parameters.
  • AM for the production of the composites by in-situ formation of reinforcing phase.
  • Investigate the potential advantages granted by the extreme local cooling rates achieved during processing

Dr. Connor Myant

  • Dyson School of Design Engineering
  • Lecturer 

  • Development of specialised design methodologies for optimised additive manufactured products
  • Developing next generation CAD and smart design tools for additive manufactured products
  • Optimising a material’s tribological (topography, wear rate, friction) characteristics through controlled print parameters

Dr. Francesco Montomoli

  • Aeronautics
  • Senior Lecturer

Dr. Ajit Panesar

  • Aeronautics
  • Lecturer
  • Design for additive manufacturing (including additive manufacturing of composites)
  • Topology optimisation and lattice structures
  • Multifunctional additive manufacturing: structures with embedded systems

 Dr. Andrew Phillips

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Structural Biomechanics and Bioinspired Structures
  • Computational and additive manufactured structural models of the human musculoskeletal system for use as frangible injury surrogates and to inform orthopaedic implant design
  • Optimisation of civil engineering structural and architectural design including built and construction phases

Dr. Minh-son Pham

  • Materials
  • Research Fellow
Process-Microstructure-Performance of additive manufactured materials with emphasis on:
  • Microstrucutral characterisation of AM materials by scanning/transmission electron microscopy and x-ray/neutron diffraction
  • Micro-mechanics modelling and simulations of AM
  • Additive manufacturing of metallic glasses
  • Mechanical integrity of AM materials

Dr Guy-Bart Stan

  • Bioengineering
  • Reader
  • Whole-cell modelling and optimisation of synthetic biology designs for improved growth and productivity of engineered cells
  • Design of de novo biomolecular feedbacks in living cells for improved performance and robustness
  • temporally and spatially controlling the production/secretion of materials by living cells so as to be able to manufacture new (bio)materials


Carlo Alberto Seneci

  • Department of Surgery & Cancer
  • Research Postgraduate
  • Design and construction of surgical robots
  • Construction of sensors
  • Material and production optimisation

 Dr. Billy Wu

  • Dyson School of Design Engineering
  • Lecturer 
  • Additive manufacturing of electrochemical devices
  • Advanced metrology of 3D printed parts
  • Lattice structures and functional grading