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Academics

Andrew West Professor of Intelligent Systems

Andy's main research focus has been on the lifecycle engineering of intelligent, distributed, component-based manufacturing control, monitoring & next generation intelligent manufacturing systems

Paul Conway Dean of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Professor of Manufacturing Processes Director, EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Embedded Intelligence.

Tom Jackson Professor of Information and Knowledge Management

Tom's research areas are Electronic Communication and Information Retrieval, and Applied and Theory based Knowledge Management, including his Natural Language Processing Email Knowledge Extraction system (EKE)

Will Whittow Senior Lecturer in Electronic Materials Integration

Will's current research interests include antennas; electromagnetics materials; inkjet printed antennas; RFID tags; wearable antennas and 3D-printing

Lisa Jackson Senior Lecturer

Lisa's research has focused on multi-objective optimisation applied to safety system design, fault diagnostic methods, enhancements in reliability assessment, and optimisation technique

Carmen Torres-Sanchez Senior Lecturer

Carmen’s research interest is in the manufacture of porous materials whose internal architecture can be tailored to meet specific requirements(i.e.structural and bio-mimetic materials)

Diana Segura Lecturer in ICT for Manufacturing

Diana's research interests span the fields of artificial intelligence, decision making, materials, sensors and modelling & simulation

David Hutt Senior Lecturer

Novel substrate manufacture, Flip-chip assembly, Fluxless soldering, Metallisation of substrates, Polymer encapsulation

Radmehr Monfared Senior Lecturer in Intelligent Automation

Radmehr's research focus is manufacturing automation, virtual engineering, production control and monitoring, and business analysis and simulation.

Mey Goh Senior Lecturer in Product Design

Meh's research is in the development of data and knowledge-driven models and methods to support through-life engineering of Product-Service Systems and advanced manufacturing

Ian Graham Lecturer in Engineering Design

Ian's research is in generative computer aided design, additive manufacturing for heritage restoration, and decision making within remanufacturing service systems

Daniel Engstrom Lecturer in 3D printing

Pedro Ferreira Lecturer in Manufacturing Systems

Pedro's research interests are driven by the vision of making intelligent, interconnected and self-adaptable systems which can integrate seamlessly in production environments.

Chris Hinde Emeritus Professor of Computational Intelligence

Chris’s research focusses on knowledge based systems and data mining, evolving the input spaces to basic data mining systems showing improvements to both accuracy and conciseness of representation

Bob Young Visiting Professor of Manufacturing Informatics

Bob is a recognized international expert in the area of Manufacturing Enterprise Interoperability and retains an active role in the International Virtual Laboratory for Enterprise Interoperability (INTEROP-VLab)


Research Associates

Paul Goodall Modelling & Simulation

Paul's research has included modelling and simulation for Industrie 4.0, data analysis of RFID traceability systems and energy monitoring of industrial processes

Johanna Leigh Optimisation & Process Modelling

Jo enjoys solving complex real world problems such as police dispatch and positioning and electric bicycle route optimisation. Her key research interests are vehicle routing, strategic decision making and location analysis.

Heinz Lugo Data Analytics & Machine Learning

Using data analytics, machine learning and Artificial Intelligence to promote and improve cycling keeps me going. Finding patterns and knowledge from datasets occupies a large part of my time.

Aaron Neal Product & Process Traceability

Sarogini Pease Wireless Sensor Networks

Gini has extensive knowledge of network performance improvement, cross-layer protocol design and real time and embedded systems

Romero Composite Materials

Richard Sharpe Cyber-Physical Systems

Richard's research focuses on the development of Cyber-Physical Systems, how to create products which can interact with these and the value the whole system gives to a business

Eleni Tsalapati Ontologies & Semantics

Eleni enjoys building ontologies and performing automated reasoning techniques on them. She is currently trying to apply these techniques to decision support and health monitoring. She also likes building her own automated reasoning tools


PhDs

Joel Earps

Joel's research involves the design and manufacture of an adaptive, personalised and smart next gen ebike with IoT and smart cities integration

Danis Kerasiotis

Dimitrios Pantazis

Lorenzo Stilo

James Tribe

James has experience in designing RFID tags to work on a variety of different surfaces including the human body.

Kate van Lopik

Kate's interests include human augmentation, user centered design and selection of appropriate support for end users through visualisation and interaction evaluation.