Coatings and Surface Engineering (CSE)

Team members

Academics

Tanvir-Hussain2-1

Professor Tanvir Hussain 

Professor of Coatings and Surface Engineering/ EPSRC Research Fellow

Head of Centre of Excellence in Advanced Coatings Technology 

a: Room C55, Coates Building, University Park
t: +44 (0) 115 95 13795
e: Tanvir.Hussain@nottingham.ac.uk

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Professor Philip Shipway

Cripps Professor of Engineering Materials 

a: D2, Coates Building, University Park
t: +44 (0) 115 95 13760
e: Philip.Shipway@nottingham.ac.uk

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 Dr Katy Voisey

Associate Professor

a: Room C42, Coates Building, University Park
t: +44 (0) 115 951 4139
e: katy.voisey@nottingham.ac.uk

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Federico-Venturi2

Dr Federico Venturi 

Assistant Professor in Materials & Aerospace Engineering 

a: Room B79a, Coates Building, University Park
t: +44 (0) 115 74 87162
e: federico.venturi@nottingham.ac.uk

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Research Fellows

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Dr Acacio Rincon Romero

Research Fellow in Advanced Ceramics 

a: Room 310, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: acacio.rinconromero@nottingham.ac.uk

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Halar Memon-2

Dr Halar Memon

Research Fellow in Advanced Coatings Technology 

a: Room 308, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: halar.memon4@nottingham.ac.uk

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Dr Siddharth Lokachari

Research Fellow in Advanced Coatings Technology 

a: Room 310, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: siddharth.lokachari@nottingham.ac.uk

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Buhao Zhang

Dr Buhao Zhang

Research Fellow in Advanced Ceramic Coatings

a: Room 310, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: buhao.zhang@nottingham.ac.uk

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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Students 

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Kah L. Leng

PhD researcher in next generation multi-layered thermal barrier coatings for CMAS resistance (2019-2023)

a: Room 301, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: kah.leng@nottingham.ac.uk

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Akisin-CJ

Akisin Cletus John

PhD researcher in thermal and cold spray additive manufacturing of high entropy alloys (2020-2023) 

a: Room 312, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: eaxca2@nottingham.ac.uk

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Alex-Lynam

Alex Lynam

PhD researcher in suspension plasma sprayed (SPS) ceramics for extreme environment (2020-2024)

a: Room 301, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: alex.lynam@nottingham.ac.uk 

 
Irim-Fiaz

Irim Fiaz

PhD researcher in surface treatment for thermal plant components for high temperature applications (2020-2024)

a: Room 301, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: irim.fiaz@nottingham.ac.uk

 
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Abdussamed Agir

PhD researcher in cold spray additive manufacturing (2022-2026)

a: Room 301, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: alyaa38@nottingham.ac.uk 

 
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Amiya Chowdhury

PhD researcher in new composition development for thermal barrier coatings (2022-2026)

a: Room 301, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: Amiya.Chowdhury@nottingham.ac.uk 

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Ebenezer Owusu

PhD researcher in discovery and manufacture of new environmental barrier caotings and their performance (2022-2026)

a: Room 301, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: egxeo1@nottingham.ac.uk

 
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Joseph Counte

PhD researcher in reducing temperature uncertainty in thermal memory coatings for advanced gas turbine (2022-2026)

a: Room 301, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: joseph.counte@nottingham.ac.uk

 

 

Former visiting researchers

Hongxia Zhou

Hongxia Zhou

Project: Microstructure and mechanical properties of cold-sprayed Ti-6Al-V coating (2018 - 2019)

a: Room 301, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: Hongxia.Zhou@nottingham.ac.uk

Home institution: Xi'an Jiao Tong University

 
Changxia Liu

Changxia Liu

Project: Research on the coatings of cutting tools with microtexture (2018 - 2019)

a: Room 301, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: Changxia.Liu@nottingham.ac.uk

Home institution: Ludong University

 
Junlong Sun

Junlong Sun

Project: Research on the self-healing coatings of cutting tools (2018 - 2019)

a: Room 301, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: Junlong.Sun@nottingham.ac.uk

Home institution: Ludong University

 
Maria Vittoria Zuccoli

Maria Vittoria Zuccoli

Project: Cold spraying of Al alloys for Aerospace applications (2016-2016)

a: Wolfson Building, PhD office, University Park
e: Mariavittoria.Zuccoli@nottingham.ac.uk

Home institution: Politechnico Milano

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Francois Freslon

Francois Freslon

Project: Suspension spraying of functional coatings for water purification (2016-2016)

a: Wolfson Building, PhD office, University Park
e: Francois.Freslon@nottingham.ac.uk

Home institution: Polytech Nantes, Universite De Nantes

 

 

Technicians

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John Kirk

Specialist Thermal Spray Technician

a: Room 109, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: john.kirk@nottingham.ac.uk

 

 

Former team members

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Professor Emeritus Graham McCartney

Area of interest: Characterisation and modelling of microstructure evolution

e: graham.mccartney@nottingham.ac.uk 

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Sunil Chadha

Sunil Chadha

PhD researcher in CFD modelling of suspenison thermal spray (2016-2019)

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Gilbert Karimi

Gilbert Karimi

PhD researcher in Ceramics for Nuclear Power (2014-2018)

 
Kamaal S M Al-Hamdan
Kamaal S M Al-Hamdani 

PhD researcher in Cold spray of Satellited feedstock (2015-2018)

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Alexandre Sabard

Alexandre Sabard

PhD researcher in Cold spray of precipitation hardenable Al alloys (2016-2020)

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James Pulsford
Jamie Pulsford

EngD Research Engineer in Coatings for Internal Surfaces (2015-2019)
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Tunji Owoseni

PhD researcher in Suspension thermal spray of alumina and zirconia (2016-2019)  

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Saira-Bano

Dr Saira Bano

Project: Suspension spraying of bioglass and hydroxyapatite (2017-2020)

a: Room 301, Wolfson Building, University Park
e: enxsb5@nottingham.ac.uk 

 
Daniel Photo

Dr Daniel Tejero-Martin

Project: Environmental Barrier Coatings (EBC) from suspension thermal spray (2018-2022)

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Bo Song

Dr Bo Song

PhD researcher in NiCr Coatings for Biomass Power (2013-2017)

Research Associate in Coatings for Complex Geometry (2018- 2018)

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Laim Reddy

Dr Liam Reddy

EngD Research Engineer in Fe-based coatings (2014-2018)

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George-Jackson2

Dr George Jackson 

Research Fellow in Energy Materials (2018-2019)

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Mingwen

Dr Mingwen Bai

Research Fellow in Energy Materials (2016- 2018)

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Dr James Murray

Dr James Murray

Research Fellow in Tribology of Thermal Spray (2016-2017)

e:  james.murray@nottingham.ac.uk

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Eleanor Shaw

Eleanor Shaw

Research Associate in Coatings (2015-2016)

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Zdenek Pala

Dr Zdenek Pala

Research Fellow in Energy Materials (2015-2016)

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Kerem-Derelizade

Kerem Derelizade

PhD researcher in nanocomposite coatings with 2D reinforcement for ultra low wear applications (2018-2021)

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Coatings and Surface Engineering (CSE)

Room C55, Coates Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD


telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3795
email:tanvir.hussain@nottingham.ac.uk