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26 February 2021

Dr Nadimul Faisal, Robert Gordon University, UK

Residual stress analysis of thermal spray coatings

Dr Nadimul Faisal (FHEA, CEng MIMechE, MIMMM) is currently a Reader in Mechanical Engineering (Micromechanics & Surface Engineering) at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. Experience includes leading research funded by Scottish Funding Council (SFC), Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), Centre of Excellence for Sensor and Imaging Systems (CENSIS), The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). He is Member of IMechE, IMMM and CEng. He is Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA). He is EPSRC Full College member

27 November 2020

Joe Armstrong, Polytec, UK

3D surface metrology for advanced surface manufacturing operations

Joe has more than 25 years of experience within the surface metrology industry, this includes contact and non-contact technologies for both form and texture. Joe started as laser test engineer, moved in to applications, then onto sales and business development. Working in sales, Joe is now responsible for Polytech’s international customers.

30 October 2020

Prof Hari Upadhyaya, London South Bank University, UK

Materials engineering for affordable energy conversion technologies

Prof Upadhyaya joined London South Bank University in 2018 as Head of London Centre for Energy Engineering at the school of Engineering. Prior to a Chair in Solar Energy position in 2014 at Brunel University, he was Deputy Director of the Institute of Mechanical Process and Energy Engineering and Head of Energy Engineering Division at Heriot-Watt University (2011-14). Prof. Upadhyaya was instrumental in establishing the world class PV laboratory at CREST, Loughborough University (2005-2011), where he led the Thin Film and Excitonic Solar Cell group.

25 September 2020

Prof Richard Fu, Northumbrian University, UK

Smart thin films and coating designs for sensing, actuation and lab-on-chip applications

Prof Fu has extensive experience in smart thin film/materials, biomedical microdevices, energy materials, lab-on-chip, micromechanics, MEMS, nanotechnology, sensors and microfluidics. He has established a worldwide reputation from his pioneer research work on shape memory films, piezoelectric thin films, nanostructured composite/films for applications in MEMS, sensing and renewable energy applications.