Harry Felton MEng
Harry is in the 2nd year of his PhD studies having started in September 2018 within the DMF group. His focus is on using additive manufacturing (AM) for use with virtual-physical twinning (as part of ProtoTwinning).
Harry has previously completed a year-long placement at Rolls-Royce Plc investigating the use of additive manufacturing for aerospace engines, and graduated from his Aerospace Engineering MEng degree at the University of Bristol in July 2018. He has also been the University of Bristol’s Formula Student Team Principal.
Outside of the office Harry is a keen motorsports, football and rugby fan, and enjoys travelling.
- Additive manufacturing
- Manufacturing systems
- Virtual-physical twinning
Harry’s main PhD research is focussed on twinning product mass, balance and inertia properties within 3D printed prototypes. The intention is to allow automated production of prototypes that have comparable mass distributions to the intended design. As such, it will be possible to understand the behaviour and feel of the product earlier in the design process.
If you feel you would be able to help or have any thoughts on this research please email email@example.com.
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