Associate Director, Group Manager – Welding and Additive
Rob joined TWI following a PhD in materials in 2000. He started working on AM in 2002 and has since mainly worked on metallic laser Direct Energy Deposition and laser Powder Bed Fusion. Rob now leads AM corporately at TWI, including areas such as processing, modelling, testing and inspection. He is Manager of the Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Group and an Associate Director.
Rob has been Chair of the UK AM National Strategy, and a committee member of the EC sponsored AM Platform and the EFFRA Partnership Board. He has chaired many workshops and conference sessions, and has run over twenty events promoting AM, including the TWI Metal AM Symposium. He is a Fellow of The Welding Institute and a Chartered Engineer.