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

  • 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

  • The Workshop App goes live for alpha testing

    The Workshop is a job scheduling tool for coordinating manufacturing in areas such as university workshops. It’s a collaborative initiative between the DMF lab’s project clean access, and industry partner CFMS. It has been developed to enable the continued functioning of University manufacturing centres by assisting the transition to more virtual interaction with students and […]

  • Clean Access Challenge 7: Enabling Everyone

    Problem Many people in the world face additional challenges created by limited mobility, physical, or mental impairment. These can make challenges of clean access under Covid-19 even more daunting. How do you avoid touching if you cannot see? How do you interact with the world in a covid-safe way, while also fighting physical impairment? It […]

  • PCA Interaction Design @ La Tadeo

    The Product Design department at the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano have been running PCA linked challenges as part of their Interaction Design course ‘Mediations’. For the first challenge, students were asked to develop kits to help people move safely in and out of their homes. The proposed designs are shown in the pictures below and provide interesting insights into […]