The University of Nottingham

Organisation profile

The University of Nottingham is a leading research-lead academic institution, ranked 7th in UK in research power and in the top 1 per cent of all universities worldwide. The Manufacturing Research Division, within the Faculty of Engineering, has world-class facilities for manufacturing, design, assembly, measurement, testing and modelling as well as a proven track record in delivering high quality research, leading to numerous patents and high impact peer reviewed publications.

Relevant Expertise

The research team is well equipped to conduct the proposed research, with excellent equipment and technical support and many years of experience in laser ablation, demonstrated by several publications on the process, papers on modelling material removal and a patent. The team is also expert in materials characterisation at the nano, micro and macro scales and in the mechanical and wear testing of novel materials and surface-modified structures.