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.

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  • Ben Hicks

    Ben Hicks

    Professor, Director

  • Aydin Nassehi

    Aydin Nassehi

    Reader, Codirector

  • Chris Snider

    Chris Snider

    Lecturer

  • James Gopsill

    James Gopsill

    Lecturer

  • Jason Yon

    Jason Yon

    Lecturer

  • David Jones

    David Jones

    Research Associate

  • Mark Goudswaard

    Mark Goudswaard

    Research Associate

  • Owen Freeman Gebler

    Owen Freeman Gebler

    Research Associate

  • Reza Imani Asrai

    Reza Imani Asrai

    Research Associate

  • Andrew Ma

    Andrew Ma

    Research Engineer

  • Peter Rosso

    Peter Rosso

    Research Engineer

  • Harry Felton

    Harry Felton

    Research Engineer

  • Lee Kent

    Lee Kent

    Research Engineer

Recent Posts

  • Project Clean Access Launches

    Project Clean Access has offcially launched on the DMF website. Please head over to the Project Clean Access page on our site for more information, and see the launch e-mail below. Dear All, The Design and Manufacturing Futures Lab at the University of Bristol is proud to launch Project Clean Access (https://dmf-lab.co.uk/project-clean-access/): a global initiative […]

  • Clean Access Challenge 4: Hackspaces – Coming Soon (July 2020)

    Problem The Hackspace, once exclusively synonymous with electronics and model airplane enthusiasts, has grown to become a globally acknowledged hub for social innovation and enterprise. Appealing to an emergent cultural ethos of autonomy and shared knowledge, pop-up hackspaces have taken shape over the past decade in everything from railway arches to city office blocks, boasting […]

  • Clean Access Challenge 2: Rural Gates and Stiles

    Problem A well-known piece of countryside etiquette is to take nothing but photos and leave nothing but footprints.  With the coronavirus outbreak this becomes truer than ever – nobody wants to take the virus home with them from a walk, nor leave it behind. A post lockdown world will involve a substantial change in our […]