About

‘A world leading research team, working with industry to solve manufacturing problems across the globe’ this is the aim of the Enabling Sciences for Intelligent Manufacturing team at the University of Sheffield. Lead by Dr Richard French, who holds over 20 years experience in the field of physics, the skills of the research team are broad reflecting the varied work that they do.

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Practical issues that arise from day to day manufacturing in the real-world can be solved by the innovation of science and research, and to ensure they are leading the way the team have forged many key alliances with businesses in Aerospace, Augmented Reality, Automotive, and Nuclear industries.

This dynamic research group sits within the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Sheffield, in the 2014 REF, the department had over 90% of its research graded as either world leading or internationally excellent, putting it among the top 10 in the UK. Please see the ‘Work With Us’ page for more information about how to get involved with the team and their work.

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