Materials: Processing and Design

The Materials: Processing and Design research subgroup is focused on studying the interaction of complex physical processes in manufacturing and metal-forming processes. It also assesses the development of new physically-based multiscale modelling methodologies for material characterisation and design.

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Areas of activity

  • Additive manufacturing of multi-layered materials;
  • Ultra-fine grain size and nano-crystallised metallic materials;
  • Thermomechanical processing of metallic materials;
  • Polymer and composite materials;
  • Lightweight structural materials;
  • Nano composites. 


PhD researchers

  • Shiva Babu
  • Nikita Chadha 
  • Charles Morgan
  • Mohammad Rabbani 


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