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Professor of Micro Manufacturing, Head of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre, University of Birmingham
Stefan Dimov, Dipl. Eng., PhD, DSc, FIMechE, is Professor of Micro Manufacturing and Head of Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre at Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Birmingham.
His research interests encompass the broad area of advanced manufacturing with a special focus on micro and nano manufacturing, additive manufacturing and hybrid manufacturing technologies. He established the Micro Manufacturing and Hybrid Manufacturing labs which are now widely recognized for their internationally leading research.
In addition to pursuing and leading research, he has also been very active with knowledge transfer to industry, applying the results of his work to help multinational companies and SMEs to generate wealth and create and safeguard jobs.
He has established the Multi-Material Micro Manufacture (4M) Community in 2004 through the FP6 4M NoE programme and currently serves as Executive Officer of the self-sustained 4M Association (www.4m-association.org). In 2000 and again in 2003 he has received the Thomas Stephens Group Prize awarded by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Main fields of interest: micro and nano manufacturing, hybrid manufacturing, laser micro processing, additive manufacturing.
Read more about Stefan and his work here.
Title of his presentation: “Advances in Micro and Nano Manufacturing: Challenges and Opportunities in technology convergence based solutions”