The future of designing and making

The Design and Manufacturing Futures laboratory is researching and creating the tools and technologies of tomorrow, providing game-changing capability for the design, manufacture, operation and disposal of next generation products and machines.

People

  • Ben Hicks

    Ben Hicks

    Professor, Director

  • Aydin Nassehi

    Aydin Nassehi

    Reader, Codirector

  • Chris Snider

    Chris Snider

    Lecturer

  • Jason Yon

    Jason Yon

    Lecturer

  • James Gopsill

    James Gopsill

    Lecturer

  • David Jones

    David Jones

    Research Associate

  • Owen Freeman Gebler

    Owen Freeman Gebler

    Research Engineer

  • Mark Goudswaard

    Mark Goudswaard

    Research Engineer

  • David Mathias

    David Mathias

    Research Engineer

  • Peter Rosso

    Peter Rosso

    Research Engineer

  • Andrew Ma

    Andrew Ma

    Research Engineer

  • Harry Felton

    Harry Felton

    Research Engineer

  • Lee Kent

    Lee Kent

    Research Engineer

  • Haihong Li

    Haihong Li

    Visiting Research Fellow

  • Yingxin Ye

    Yingxin Ye

    Visiting Postgraduate

  • Alumni

    Alumni

    Former Team Members

Recent Posts

  • Anarchic Manufacturing’s first journal publication

    Anarchic Manufacturing has its first journal publication! Andrew explains in-depth the mechanics of Anarchic Manufacturing and challenges the assumption that distributed systems are inherently more flexible than centralised systems in the International Journal of Production Research. Here is a link to the paper https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2018.1521534 Anarchic systems is going on a road show to the Cambridge […]

  • DMF Lab at the Transdisciplinary Engineering Conference in Modena

    Earlier this month Prof Aydin Nassehi and Mark Goudswaard travelled to Modena in Italy for the 25th International Conference on Transdisciplinary Engineering. Prof Nassehi, in conjunction with Prof Linda Newnes from Bath, ran a workshop exploring how Transdisciplinary Engineering will influence the future roles and requirements of design engineers.  Mark presented a paper  which explored […]

  • DMF Lab on tour in the US

    Following a number of successful UK events and meetings, Prof Hicks visited Autodesk, Apple and Google in the US. Many thanks to all our colleagues at Autodesk who put together a busy and very interesting schedule and we are looking forward to working together on a variety of teaching and research initiatives over the next […]