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University of Birmingham

Research Interests



Prof. Moataz Attallah holds a chair in advanced materials processing at the School of Metallurgy and Materials, University of Birmingham. His research focuses on studying a number of advanced manufacturing technologies including additive manufacturing (blown powder and selective laser melting), friction-welding (friction stir, linear and rotary friction welding), and powder metallurgy of aerospace metallic materials, using electron microscopy and neutron/synchrotron X-ray diffraction. He is the director of the 35-member strong advanced materials and processing laboratory (AMPLab), with a total grant portfolio of ~ £ 8 M from UK, EU, and industrial collaborations. Prof. Attallah is also the academic leader for netshape manufacturing theme at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC).