Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Materials

Professor in Structural Ceramics



+44 (0)20 7594 1249f.giuliani




RSM LM04DRoyal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus





Finn joined Imperial in April 2009 as Joint Lecturer within the Structural Ceramics Centre, a position shared between the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Materials. Prior to this he worked at Linköping University, Sweden where he was an Assistant Professor following a Post Doc. Finn received his PhD from the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge and has a BEng in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Bath.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Wang S, Gavalda-Diaz O, Luo T, et al., 2022, The effect of hydrogen on the multiscale mechanical behaviour of a La(Fe,Mn,Si)13-based magnetocaloric material, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Vol:906, ISSN:0925-8388, Pages:1-10

Emmanuel M, Gavalda-Diaz O, Sernicola G, et al., 2021, Fracture energy measurement of prismatic plane and Σ2 boundary in cemented carbide, JOM, Vol:73, ISSN:1047-4838, Pages:1589-1596

Diaz OG, Marquardt K, Harris S, et al., 2020, Degradation mechanisms of SiC/BN/SiC after low temperature humidity exposure, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Vol:40, ISSN:0955-2219, Pages:3863-3874

Bhowmik A, Britton TB, Lee J, et al., 2018, Deformation behaviour of [001] oriented MgO using combined in-situ nano-indentation and micro-Laue diffraction, Acta Materialia, Vol:145, ISSN:1359-6454, Pages:516-531

Sernicola G, Giovannini T, Patel P, et al., 2017, In situ stable crack growth at the micron scale, Nature Communications, Vol:8, ISSN:2041-1723

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