Advanced Shaping Technologies

Research priorities under this domain focus on advanced manufacturing processes of forming and machining to exploit new progressive materials, explore new processing methods to address manufacturing challenges in automotive and other manufacturing industries and maximise process efficiency and productivity. Our core competencies lie in the research of pressing impact on unconventional materials as well as simulations of critical conditions during the stamping process.

Area of research activities:

  • Exploitation of a wide range of applications through novel manufacturing processes
  • Manufacturing for custom‑made parts
  • Manufacturing of high‑performance flexible structures
  • Development of new multifunctional or hybrid manufacturing processes