This theme considers the application of Modelling, Data and AI to challenges presented by the areas of materials and manufacturing


  • Research being conducted applying Modelling, Data and AI to diverse topics from new material design to process optimisation.


  • Research being conducted includes the development of robotics to support manufacturing processes, digital twinning, circular economy.

Our overall objective is to build a community, promote opportunities for collaboration and share our experience and knowledge.

Theme Leads

Professor Ben Evans

Professor, Aerospace Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Mark Whittaker

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 295573
Available For Postgraduate Supervision