Research Expertise
  • Metallurgical Transformations During Welding
  • Post-weld Properties
  • Improving Weld Process Robustness (increasing Manufacturability)
  • Effect Of Microstructure And Mechanical Property Hetrogenity On Weld Performance
  • Physical Simulation Of The Welding Process
  • Weld Defect Formation
  • Welding Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS)
  • Dissimilar Material Welding

Centre for Advanced Materials Joining (CAMJ)

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Joining; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Automotive crash and occupant simulation
  • Automotive crashworthiness
  • High-rate materials characterization
  • Impact biomechanics
  • Pipeline integrity
  • Trauma prediction

Impact Mechanics & Material Characterization Group

​Centre for Advanced Materials Joining

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Joining; Structure and Safety→Occupant Protection, Structural Crashworthiness; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Arc Acoustics in Gas Metal Arc (GMA) welding
  • Automatic end-of-arm and tool-centre-point calibration
  • Autonomous Navigation Using Artificial Neural Networks
  • Dynamic Seam Tracking for Robotic Welding
  • Neuro-Musculo-Skeletal Modelling of Human Locomotion
  • Walking Wobot Welder
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Automated Driving, Collaborative Driving; Lightweighting and Fabrication→Joining; E to H profiles
Research Expertise
  • Electronic packaging
  • Microfabrication
  • Microjoining processes
  • Sensor technology
  • Thermosonic and ultrasonic wire bonding
  • Ultrasonic Finite Element Models

Centre for Advanced Materials Joining

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Joining; I to M profiles
Research Expertise
  • Polymers, interfacial phenomena and surface chemistry
  • Advanced coating and adhesive bonding technology
  • Multifunctional "green" and "smart" materials and processes, additive manufacturing or 3D printing.

Surface Science and Bio-nanomaterials Laboratory

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Advanced Manufacturing, Composites and Polymers, Joining; T to Z profiles
Research Expertise
  • Diffusion brazing
  • Laser and resistance welding
  • Microjoining: wire bonding, laser and resistance microwelding, soldering, etc.
  • Nanojoining and nanofabrication

​Centre for Advanced Materials Joining

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Joining, Multi-memory Materials; Structure and Safety→Corrosion; T to Z profiles