Metallurgy and Materials Community

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Welcome to your Metallurgy & Materials Community: a network for alumni, students, faculty and friends from the School of Metallurgy and Materials and part of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Community.

Whether a student, recent graduate or seasoned alumnus, let us know where you are and what you are doing.



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EPS Alumni Office
College of Engineering and
Physical Sciences
Gisbert Kapp
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom

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Community news

Scientists redefine production of world's third hardest material

Dr Isaac Chang from the School of Metallurgy and Materials was interviewed by The Manufacturer about his recent project, funded by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, to look at reducing the costs of producing boron carbide.

UK Magnetic Society gathers at Birmingham for Critical Rare Earth Materials Meeting

In February 2014 the UK Magnetic Society hosted the Critical Rare Earth Materials meeting at the University of Birmingham welcoming over 100 delegates to the campus, making it one of the largest meetings the Society has ever held.

New Staff in Metallurgy & Materials, November 2013 – March 2014

A round-up of new Metallurgy and Materials faculty November 2013 – March 2014

Surface Engineering: Origins, Status and Potential

Following his Inaugural Lecture, Ros Dodd met Professor Hanshan Dong to find out more about the internationally leading Birmingham research addressing the challenges of materials engineering.
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Alumni profiles

  • Tim Johnson
    Technical Director, Tetronics Ltd, PhD Metallurgy and Materials (1990), BSc(Hons) Metallurgy and Materials (1987)
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