Who are we?

We are a multi-disciplinary research team at the forefront of aerospace innovation, high-temperature characterisation, and advanced materials discovery.

Some of the cutting-edge areas we are currently exploring will shape the future of the aerospace industry. These areas include, but not limited to:

  • Thermal Barrier Coatings
  • Environmental Barrier Coatings
  • Wear resistant coatings
  • Groundbreaking Material discoveries with Machine- and Active-learning technqiues
  • High Throughput Materials Discovery



About us 3


Material Discovery


About us 2-2


Thermal & Cold Spraying


 About us 1


Materials Testing






Dr. Acacio Rincón Romero

TBC Discovery





Buhao Zhang

Dr Buhao Zhang

EBC Discovery



Dr. Kah L. Leng

Multi-layered TBCs for CMAS Resistance




 Dr Siddharth Lokachari

Rolls-Royce Research Fellow - REINSTATE



Irim Fiaz

Surface coatings for High-temperature Boiler Plant Applications



Akisin Cletus John

CSAM of High Entropy Alloys



Alex Lynam

Suspension Plasma Spray Ceramics for Extreme Environments




Amiya Choudhary

New TBC Materials Discovery



Abdussamed Agir

Cold Spray Additive Manufacturing



Ebenezar Owusu

New EBC Materials Discovery


 Joe Counte

Joseph Counte

Thermal Memory Coatings for Advanced Gas Turbines



Amina Hussain

Amina Hussain

High-Throughput Cold Spray Additive Manufacturing


 Parcelino Sudigo PP

Parcelino Sudigdo

Laser Assisted Cold Spray


 John Kirk

John Kirk

Specialist Thermal Spray Technician



Collaboration is key

We are thrilled to join forces with industry leaders and universities alike. We tackle projects across all Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs), delivering tailor-made solutions for advanced manufacturing. Let’s push the boundaries together.



Centre of Excellence in Coatings and Surface Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
University of Nottingham

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