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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Academics in the i-AMS centre

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Joseph Butterfield, Mech & Aero, QUB

Dr. Joseph Butterfield

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Centre for Intelligent Autonomous Manufacturing Systems (i-AMS)

E  j.butterfield@qub.ac.uk

T  +44(0)28 9097 4878

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Digital Manufacturing; Automated Design Methods; Through Life Engineering; Rotational Moulding; Supply Chain Modelling; Manufacturing Automation; Intelligent Autonomous Manufacturing Systems; Virtual Reality; Autonomous Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs).

Rao Fu, Mech & Aero, QUB

Dr. Rao Fu

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Centre for Intelligent Autonomous Manufacturing Systems (i-AMS)

E  R.Fu@qub.ac.uk

T  +44(0)28 9097 ????

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Yan Jin, Mech & Aero, QUB

Dr. Yan Jin

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace and Manufacturing

Centre for Intelligent Autonomous Manufacturing Systems (i-AMS)

E  y.jin@qub.ac.uk

T  +44(0)28 9097 4102

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Research interests include parallel kinematic machines, robotics, digital lean and green manufacturing, high performance machining, and production management.

Peter Martin, Mech & Aero, QUB

Dr. Peter Martin

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Head of Thermoforming Research Group

Advanced Materials and Processing

Polymer Processing Research Centre (PPRC)

Centre for Intelligent Autonomous Manufacturing Systems (i-AMS)

E  P.J.Martin@qub.ac.uk

T  +44(0)28 9097 4140

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Research interests include Polymer Materials and Polymer Processing, Thermoforming and Process Modelling.

Adrian Murphy, Mech & Aero

Professor Adrian Murphy

Deputy Director of i-AMS

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Centre for Intelligent Autonomous Manufacturing Systems (i-AMS)

E  a.murphy@qub.ac.uk

T  +44(0)28 9097 4095

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Research interests focus on predictive modelling, in particular developing methods to understand the influence of individual component and process parameters on product in-service performance and cost in the context of structural design and manufacturing, cost modelling and multi-physics simulations.

Beatrice Smyth, Mech & Aero, QUB

Dr. Beatrice Smyth

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Clean Energies

Centre for Intelligent Autonomous Manufacturing Systems (i-AMS)

E  beatrice.smyth@qub.ac.uk

T  +44(0)28 9097 4318

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Research interests include; Biogas, biomass and biofuels; Energy and carbon life cycle assessment; Sustainable energy systems; Resource mapping and quantification; Energy from waste; Land use and food vs fuel; Direct and indirect effects of biofuels; Energy, emissions and agricultural policy.

Danielle Soban, Mech & Aero

Dr. Danielle Soban

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace and Manufacturing

Centre for Intelligent Autonomous Manufacturing Systems (i-AMS)

E  d.soban@qub.ac.uk

T  +44(0)28 9097 4181

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