Imperial College London

Dr Billy Wu

Faculty of EngineeringDyson School of Design Engineering

Senior Lecturer



+44 (0)20 7594 6385billy.wu Website




Dyson BuildingSouth Kensington Campus




Teaching material

Teaching ethos

There are many opportunities to innovate within higher education. Check out my blog post below where I share some thoughts on ways we can structure our teaching and interactive modes of delivery.

DE1-Production and materials (PMat)

The overarching aim of DE1-PMat is to equip students with fundamental knowledge of material science, manufacturing and their linkages to design.

The below are the flipped classroom videos associated with this module. You can also find all of these at my Youtube channel.

How to select materials using Ashby plots and performance indexes

How to use phase diagrams and the lever rule to understand metal alloys

How to select the right steel by understanding equilibrium phase diagrams

What makes a metal stronger?