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UCL Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Sciences


Materials, Structures & Manufacturing

Materials, Structures & Manufacturing

Materials and structures underpin engineering: we use them to make everything from buildings to medical implants, from phones to airplanes, from clothing to ice cream.  Our group is dedicated to the understanding and development of new materials and structures, as well as sustainable methods of manufacture. We design and characterize the performance of these materials systems at different scales using a range of techniques from synchrotron X-rays to mechanical testing, from analytical modelling to AI methods, from prototyping to full scale implementation. We have strong industrial collaborations as well as strengths in cross disciplinary topics such as Materials and Manufacturing for Healthcare, Additive Manufacturing, Food, and Plastic Waste.

Academics working in this area

Adam Wojcik

Adam Wojcik

Admissions Tutor (Undergraduate) and Senior Lecturer

Ben Hanson

Ben Hanson

Senior Lecturer

Professor Peter Lee

Peter Lee

Professor of Materials Science

Mehran Moazen

Mehran Moazen

Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering

Mohan Edirisinghe

Bonfield Chair of Biomaterials

Paul Fromme

Senior Lecturer

Dr Manish Tiwari

Manish K Tiwari

Professor of Nanonengineering

Ali Abolfathi

Senior Teaching Fellow

Tim Baker

Professorial Teaching Fellow / Team Principal UCL Racing

Mark Miodownik

Professor of Materials & Society

Dr Federico Bosi, UCL Mechanical Engineering

Federico Bosi

Senior Lecturer

PJ Tan

PJ Tan

Senior Lecturer

Dr Huang

Jie Huang

Reader in Biomaterials

Dr Eral Bele - UCL Mechanical Engineering

Eral Bele

Senior Teaching Fellow and Deputy Departmental Tutor

Helge Wurdemann

Lecturer in Medical Devices

Will Newton

Senior Teaching Fellow | Year in Industry Tutor

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