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

  • New Clean Access Challenges Open!

    Today we have opened four new clean access challenges that are open for submissions now: Clean Access Challenge 3: Hot Desking in a COVID-19 World Clean Access Challenge 4: Hackspaces Clean Access Challenge 5: Contact Free Cash Clean Access Challenge 6: Shared Toilets What is in a submission? To be efficient with your time and […]

  • Clean Access Challenge 5: Contact Free Cash

    Problem Money, in the form of both notes and coins, provides contact surfaces that can be shared by many people in a short space of time. Whilst transmission via cash hasn’t been delineated, some banks around the world are taking steps to disinfect cash to ensure that it’s coronavirus free (see here). In order to […]

  • Clean Access Challenge 6: Shared Toilets

    Problem As our schools, universities, offices and workplaces are adapted to life with coronavirus, facilities such as bathrooms will also need to be amended in two main ways. First, to ensure social distancing protocols are adhered to, and second, to reduce the risk of virus transmission via numerous shared contact surfaces. These need to be […]