MA (Hons), MSc, PhD, MIMA, Prof Grad IMMM, FHEA
Dr Nicholas Lavery is Director of the Materials Advanced Characterisation Centre (MACH1), and the lead academic of the Swansea Additive Manufacturing Research (SAMR) group.
Dr Lavery's research interests lie broadly in the use of material property measurement, computational modelling and experimental studies to develop novel industrial manufacturing processes and materials, with applications to engineering products in aerospace, medical, automotive and energy production.
Current research areas:
- Additive Manufacturing (specifically Laser Powder-bed Fusion)
- High Throughput Material Property Testing (MACH1)
- Computational modelling of various manufacturing processes (Additive Layer Manufacturing, Extrusion, Isostatic Powder Pressing, Sintering …)
- Rapid Alloy Prototyping
- Life Cycle Assessment
Over time spent in academic and industry, I have established a very wide range of international research collaboration demonstrated by the invitation to participate in and develop a number of EC FP7/H2020 proposals.
I am a recognised outstanding reviewer for the Journal of Alloys and Compounds, the Journal of Additive Manufacturing and the Journal of Applied Mathematical Modelling.
I have been an International reviewer for Additive Manufacturing proposals for the Canadian Innovation Foundation and the Singapore Science and Engineering Research Council.