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Richard Hague

Professor of Innovative Manufacturing, Director - EPSRC Centre for Additive Manufacturing, Faculty of Engineering

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Richard Hague is Professor of Innovative Manufacturing in the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Nottingham, Head of the Additive Manufacturing and 3D-Printing Research Group (3DPRG) and Director of the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Additive Manufacturing. He has been working in the AM field for 20 years and has a background of leading and managing large multi-disciplinary, multi-partner research projects. Prof Hague's research interests are focused on AM specific processes, materials and design / design systems across a wide spectrum of industrial sectors with a particular interest in design / design systems; current research programmes are focused on the design and production of multifunctional additively manufactured devices. He is also Chair of the International Conference on Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing and active within the ASTM F42 AM Standards initiativ

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Director, EPSRC Centre for Additive Manufacturing.

Current basic research interests are focused on multifunctional Additive Manufacturing - the deposition of dissimilar materials for the production of functionalised devices - where I have broad interests covering design, processes and materials, with the majority of the process led activity being focused on ink-jetting. I also have a strong interest in applied research where our previous research efforts are being taken up industrially across a broad range of sectors (auto / aero, consumer, medical, etc)