Prof Chris Sutcliffe MEng PhD AMIMechE

Professor Mechanical, Materials & Aerospace Eng

Research

Research Interest 1

Rapid Manufacturing, clinical device fabrication, spiral growth manufacturing, the management of rapid manufacturing

Research Grants

Development of Laser Additive Manufacturing of Refractory Metals

AWE MANAGEMENT LTD (UK)

June 2018 - August 2024

Advanced veterinary devices

FUSION IMPLANTS LTD (UK)

January 2014 - May 2017

Reactive Metal Jet Fusion Printing

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

July 2017 - September 2021

Load Shifting Humeral Osteotomies for Canine Elbow Dysplasia

FUSION IMPLANTS LTD (UK)

October 2017 - September 2021

Towards Additive Manufacturing Process Control using Semi-Supervised Learning

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

June 2017 - April 2018

Manufacturing with Light 2: photochemical ALD to manufacture functional thin films.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

December 2015 - December 2018

High Throughput Selective Laser Melting.

RENISHAW PLC (UK)

October 2015 - October 2018

Project on Optimal Point Placement and Multi-Level Material Consolidation (Tetris Scanning)

RENISHAW PLC (UK)

September 2016 - August 2021

Arcam Equipment

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

October 2014 - September 2016

Microengineering of Quadrupole Mass Spectrometers using RP techniques

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

November 2007 - October 2008

Selective laser melting of high aspect ratio 3D microelectromechanical (MEM) devices and components - an engineering of functional materials proposal.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

March 2005 - August 2006

Direct Route to the Production of Metallic Components Using Selective Laser Sintering Technology.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

October 2001 - September 2004

KEL12/27 - Dynamic fatigue & initial stability testing of dental implants manufactured by SLM

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

June 2012 - September 2012

Micro laser cutting of thin sections.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

December 1998 - November 2001

Innovative Manufacturing Technology Research Centre.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

March 2003 - February 2006

KEL09/07 - Design, development and manufacture of novel porous dental devices

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

December 2009 - September 2012

Artificial Sniffer using linear ion trap mass spectroscopy (SNIFFLES).

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

January 2012 - July 2015

Development of porous structured surfaces for bone interlock.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

July 2003 - July 2004

Measuring and Reproducing the 3D Appearance of Human Facial Skin under varying Illumination Conditions.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

October 2013 - April 2017

Manufacturing with Light - photochemical ALD to manufacture functional thin films

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

March 2014 - August 2015

Rapid manufacture of industrially relevant hierarchical structures.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

September 2003 - August 2006

Impact Acceleration Account - University of Liverpool 2012

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

October 2012 - March 2017

Novel cellular structures for enhanced impact performance.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

October 2005 - October 2008

High throughput selective laser melting of cellular components.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

October 2005 - September 2010

Intermetallic component manufacture by cold gas dynamic manufacture (CGDM).

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

July 2003 - November 2006

Doctoral Training in Additive Manufacturing and 3D printing - Equipment.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

November 2014 - March 2015

Towards Sinter-free Printing of Photovoltaic Cell Interconnects.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

October 2012 - September 2015

Anatomical models for calibration of blood velocity measurements made using Doppler ultrasound.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

October 2000 - December 2003

Sensor Fabrication and Deposition of Surface Coatings using Inkjet Technology

DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY (UK)

September 2007 - August 2010

Next Generation Heat Pipes for Thermal Management in Space

INNOVATE UK (UK)

May 2011 - August 2011

Micro laser cutting of thin sections: 4 month bridging award for GR/M11738/01.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

December 2001 - March 2002

Engineering functional materials for catalytic smart microreactors.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

December 2006 - June 2010

Spiral Growth Manufacturing (SGM).

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

August 2003 - February 2007

Research Collaborations

Jaspal

External: University of Durham

Manufacture of micro chmical reactors

Steve Taylor

Internal

Micro Manufacture

Paul Chalker

Internal

Currently researching the development of MEMS devices and micro actuators

Bob Mines

Internal

Impact

Wesley Cantwell

Internal

Impact

Ieuan Owen

Internal

Heat Exchangers

Richard Black

Internal

Richard an I collaborate on the development of Spiral Growth Manufacturing for tissue engineering and pharmacutical applications and Orthopaedic implant manufacture using SLM

Peter Fox

Internal

Working together to develop the portfolio of research grants within MSERC