Institute for
Advanced Manufacturing
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Institute for Advanced Manufacturing

Institute for
Advanced Manufacturing


Supporting UK manufacturing through
innovation and collaboration.


The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing (IfAM) encompasses a multidisciplinary team of established academics in their respective fields in the UK and at our campuses in Malaysia and China. This provides the foundation needed for research and world-leading facilities to encourage the development of new technologies and systems for production of high-value products within the manufacturing sector.

IfAM is dedicated to supporting UK manufacturing to revitalise the British economy through innovation and collaboration.

Holistic approach to manufacturing

The research portfolio at the institute presents a unique integrated approach to manufacturing.

Current research is concerned with developing new technologies and systems for cost efficient, knowledge intensive, high value and environmentally friendly production.  IfAM addresses the full product lifecycle from development through to manufacture, usage and disposal.

For more information on the institute thematic areas please see the IfAM brochure PDF format

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16 March 2017

Nottingham PhD student wins STEM for Britain award

Nottingham PhD student Cassidy Silbernagel has won an award at the 4th Additive World Conference in Eindhoven in Germany for his innovative electric motor casing design. Cassidy beat 47 competitors from academia and industry to win the student category of the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2016. For his winning design, Cassidy redesigned an electric motor casing that was built to convert a motorcycle from petrol to electric power.
14 March 2017
02 February 2017

Competition to uncover space entrepreneurs of tomorrow

Young people (11-22) have the chance to win £10,000 in a competition to come up with ideas on how to use satellite data to improve life on Earth.

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CREST Bronze Award Day March17

CREST Bronze Award Day

First Wednesday Lecture - 5 April 2017

B38 Lenton Firs, University Park

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Institute for Advanced Manufacturing

Faculty of Engineering
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3743