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RAE and GKN Chair in Additive Manufacturing, University of Sheffield

Iain Todd has been a professor of Sheffield since 2003 after studying at the National Centre for Metals Research (CENIM) in Spain. He obtained a BEng and PhD at Sheffield and has held several postdoctoral appointments in Netherlands and Spain.

The main focus of his research is, firstly, in new and emerging metallic materials, such as the structure; the thermodynamic and kinetic factors influencing the formation of Super Elastic Alloys, Self Healing Metallic Composites. Secondly, in Net Shape Manufacture and behaviour of complex materials and components.


  • –present
    Professor of Material Sciences and Engineering, University of Sheffield