Project Leaders
Prof Angus J Wilkinson
Professor of Materials
Deputy Head, Department of Materials
Dr David E J Armstrong
Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow
Micromechanics of tungsten alloys for fusion and fission power
Dr Ed Tarleton
EPSRC Early Career Research Fellows
Dislocation based modelling of deformation and fracture in real engineering alloys
EPSRC Funded
Post-Docs
Dr Jicheng Gong
Micromechanical testing of hcp metals and alloys
EPSRC Funded
Dr David M Collins
Strain path effects on forming of automotive steels
EPSRC Funded
Dr Phani Karamched
Micromechanical testing of hcp metals and alloys
EPSRC Funded
Dr David Wallis
Application of HR-EBSD to deformation of upper mantle minerals (based in Earth Sciences with Dr Lars Hansen)
NERC Funded
Post-Grads
Junnan Jiang
Grain Boundary Sliding and Superplasticity
DPhil started Oct. 2013

Tomohito Tanaka
EBSD strain mapping applied to Steels
DPhil started Oct 2014
funded by Nippon Steel Japan

John Waite
Fusion-Friendly High Entropy Alloys
DPhil Started Oct 2015
funded by EPSRC Fusion DTC

Arutyun Arutyunyan
Microscale and Ultrafast High Cycle Fatigue Testing of Ti Alloys
DPhil Started Oct 2015
funded by Industrial CASE Award with Rolls Royce

Yuanbo (Tony) Tang
Fundamentals of Grain Boundary Failure during Deformation of Ni-based alloys
DPhil Started Oct 2015

Sabin Sulzer
Creep failure of Ni-based superalloys
DPhil Started Oct 2015
funded by Siemens


Bruce Bromage
Dislocation-based modelling of Engineering Materials
DPhil Started Oct 2016


Daniel Celis-Garza
Dislocation-based modelling of Materials for Fusion Power
DPhil Started Oct 2016
funded via CONACYT

Part II Students
Tinger Wen
Minature Ultrasonic Fatigue Testing
Stephen Turrell
Fusion Friendly High Entropy Alloys




Past Group Members