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Jonathan Lawrence

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    19972020

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    Professor Lawrence is Academic Research Director of Manufacturing in the Institute for Future Transport and Cities, and heads up the Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Division. He has been active in laser materials processing and associated fields of research for 25 years. His main research contribution has been in the area of laser surface engineering science and technology, with particular emphasis on using lasers for wettability characteristics modification, improving the biocompatibility of materials and laser shock peening (LSP). Professor Lawrence has also developed new science and approaches to bonding and welding of a wide range of materials, as well as a technique for the laser ignition of gas turbines. He has presented and published widely in these areas - with eight books, 10 book chapters and over 160 international journal papers. His work has yielded six patents relating to the novel use of lasers and laser materials processing. His research has attracted funding from bodies such as EPSRC, DTI, Innovate UK, Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), BEIS, international government sources, and national and international industry; amounting to over £6 million since 2001, £3.1 million since 2014. Recent and current work has involved the H1perChain - Developing the UK’s Long-term Capabilities and Supply Chain in the Design, Build and Manufacture of Zero Tailpipe Emission Vehicles, H1PERBAT – High Performance Battery Pilot Facility and Optipress – Stepped Change in Precision and Strength Optimisation Capability for Steel Fabrications. Professor Lawrence is Editor-in-Chief of Lasers in Engineering and the International Journal of Laser Science: Fundamental Theory and Analytical Methods. He serves on the editorial boards of three international academic journals and is a Steering Committee Member for the Association of Industrial Laser Users (AILU).

     

    Research Interests

    Laser Materials Processing; Materials Science and Engineering; Surface Engineering; Wettability and Adhesion; Joining and Welding; Biotechnology; Ignition; Industry 4.0

     

     

     

    Education/Academic qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma, National Institute of Education

    12 Jul 200218 Apr 2003

    Award Date: 18 Apr 2003

    Doctorate, University of Manchester

    10 Oct 199521 Jun 1999

    Award Date: 21 Jun 1999

    Degree, University of Bradford

    10 Oct 19918 Jul 1994

    Award Date: 8 Jul 1994

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