Manufacturing Metrology Team
 

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David Branson III

Professor of Dynamics and Controls, Faculty of Engineering

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Biography

Prof Branson is a chaired Professor of Dynamics and Controls, Deputy director of the Manufacturing Metrology Team and director of the Nottingham Advanced Robotics Laboratory in the Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK. He has held industry, research and teaching positions in the United States, United Kingdom and Italy providing extensive experience in the design, modelling and control of complex, multi-body, non-linear systems. Current research applications focus primarily on manufacturing and healthcare including: the integration of advanced metrology and machine learning to improve positioning performance in industrial robots; soft robotic based continuum surfaces undergoing large, actuated deformations; production of novel textile and biomaterials; and robotic production methods in Industry 4.0 environments.

Expertise Summary

Dynamics, Control, Non-linear systems, Multi-body systems, Electromechanical systems, Wearable sensor systems, Collaborative Robotics, Soft robotics, Industrial Robotics, Digital Manufacturing (I4.0).

Teaching Summary

Currently teaching modules in vibrations and controls, MMME2046, and digital manufacturing, MMME4111. Previous experience in classes on vibrations, controls, electromechanical systems, robotics, and… read more

Research Summary

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Research Group

Currently teaching modules in vibrations and controls, MMME2046, and digital manufacturing, MMME4111. Previous experience in classes on vibrations, controls, electromechanical systems, robotics, and hydraulic actuation methods.

Future Research

I welcome enquiries from potential PhD candidates from Home, EU and International countries who are interested in the following research areas: Dynamics, Controls, Non-linear systems, Multibody systems, Electromechanical systems, Wearable sensor systems, Collaborative Robotics, Soft robotics.

Manufacturing Metrology Team

Room B38 Advanced Manufacturing Building
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB



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