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Cohort 4 2015-20

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Chandula Wickramarachchi

My interest in machining science grew during my master’s degree, where I completed a 15 month placement in the machining group at Nuclear AMRC, working as an assistant project engineer.

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Lisa Alhadeff

The best thing about being an EngD/PhD student is the freedom you have to work on what you want. Compared to my equivalent in industry, I have amazing levels of autonomy and I love it.

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Sam Ashworth

The Industrial Doctorate Centre offered the perfect mix of academia and industry which  I hope will make me more employable on completion of my studies as well as letting me benefit from two types of institution. 

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Huseyin Celikag

My PhD project focusses on improving various aspects of the dynamics of machining with industrial robots.

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Máté Tóth

I am developing a dynamic model of grinding to predict and prevent unwanted process vibrations, which have a number of negative effects, including reduced grinding wheel life and inadequate workpiece surface finish.