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Dr Emmanuel Brousseau PhD, CEng, FHEA, FIMechE

Dr Emmanuel Brousseau

PhD, CEng, FHEA, FIMechE

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School of Engineering

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Overview

I am a Reader at Cardiff School of Engineering. My current research interest lies in the field of advanced manufacturing technologies with a specific focus on nano mechanical machining (i.e. AFM probe-based) and micro thermal machining (i.e laser-based). I lead the teaching of mathematics for the first year Mechanical and Medical Engineering students (module EN1090 "Engineering Analysis"). I am also responsible for the delivery of CAD labs and for the supervision of individual, as well as group, projects on BEng, MEng and MSc courses. I received a "Teaching of the Year" award in 2017 for the module EN1090 "Engineering Analysis".

Prior to my first appointment as a Lecturer in 2012, I was the recipient of a five-year Academic Fellowship from the Research Councils UK. Since 2005, I have published over 90 peer-reviewed papers (including 55 journal papers), principally in the area of micro and nano manufacturing.

In 2011, I received the Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

I have secured, as Principal Investigator (PI), research income for a total value of £1.2m. This includes three EPSRC Grants (EP/I012133/1, EP/M020703/1 and EP/T01489X/1). I have also been co-investigator (Co-I) on projects worth £1.1m, which comprise two EPSRC grants (EP/F056745/1 and EP/K031635/1). Finally, I have also served as acting PI on two FP7 projects (MULTILAYER and POLARIC) for a combined value of £1.1m.

Biography

Honours and awards

  • Richard L. Kegg Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (2011).
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2013).
  • Top downloaded paper and inclusion in the '2014 Article Highlights' collection for the IOP Journal 'Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties' (2014).
  • Nominated for an 'Enriching Student Life Award' at Cardiff University (2016, 2018).
  • Named as one of the three Scientific Chairs for the 2017 World Congress on Micro and Nano Manufacturing (March 27-30, 2017, Kaohsiung, Taiwan).
  • Teaching of the Year Award at Cardiff School of Engineering (2017).
  • Ranked by EPSRC in the top 6% of College members for participating in peer review activities during the academic year 2017/18.

Professional memberships

  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME): Senior Member
  • International Institution for MicroManufacturing (I2M2): Member
  • Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Speaking engagements

  • 2019: Jilin University (China)
  • 2018: Tianjin University (China)
  • 2015: Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (Denmark), University of Cambridge (UK), Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
  • 2014: Bangor University (UK), Glyndwr University (UK), Swansea University (UK), IET South Wales Branch, Cardiff University (UK).
  • 2013: Bradford University (UK), Glamorgan University (UK), Swansea University (UK).
  • 2012: Aberystwyth University, (UK).
  • 2011: Northwestern University (USA), IMechE South Wales Region, Cardiff University (UK).
  • 2008: Int. Symp. for Micro Manufacturing and Nano Materials, Marinha Grande (Portugal), I*PROMS Researchers Symposium, Cardiff University (UK).
  • 2007: IMS meeting on Strategies for Global Manufacturing, Zurich (Switzerland).

Committees and reviewing

  • Funding bodies: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (UK), Slovenian Research Agency (Slovenia), German Research Foundation / Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) (Germany),  European Commission.
  • PhD and EngD theses: external examiner at Brunel University London (UK), Birmingham University (UK), Nottingham University (UK), Loughborough University (UK), the University of Huddersfield (UK), Swansea University (UK), the University of Franche-Comte (France), the University of Lyon (France) and the University of the Basque Country (Spain).
  • Associate editor of the journal Manufacturing Letters.

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2005

  • Dimov, S. S., Brousseau, E. B. J. P. and Setchi, R. 2005. Automatic extraction of rules for feature recognition in solid models. Presented at: 1st I*PROMS: Intelligent Production Machines and Systems, Online, 4-15 July 2005 Presented at Pham, D. ed.Intelligent Production Machines And Systems - First I*proms Virtual Conference Proceedings. Elsevier pp. 49-54.

2004

Contracts

Title People Sponsor Role Value Duration
AFM-based nano-machining: developing and validating a novel modelling approach for effective process implementation in nanotechnology applications  Brousseau E, Kulasegaram S, Read D (PHYSX) EPSRC Prinicpal investigator £692,656 2020  - 2023
Novel instrumentation for high-speed AFM-based nano machining Brousseau E, Read D (PHYSX), Bowen C (Bath University) EPSRC Prinicpal investigator £314,172 2015 - 2018
Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) Instrumentation Brousseau E, Evans S, Qiu C, Pacella M, Eaton M, Bernechea M, Garcia Rocha V, Smowton P, Williams O, Caroff-Gaonac'h P, Davies P, He Q, Prokopovich P Cardiff University Research Infrastructure Fund Prinicpal investigator £51,732 2017
Feasibility of optimising corona discharge surface activation of polystyrene micro wells to increase production efficiency and performance of in vitro clinical diagnostic tests Brousseau E, Marsh J MRC Prinicpal investigator £13,741 2016
Selective modification of the microstructure of bulk metallic glass materials through pulsed laser processing Brousseau E, Harris K (CHEMY), Lavery N (Swansea University) Welsh Government Ser Cymru NRN scheme Prinicpal investigator £69,997 2014 - 2016
ECO-Laserfact: ECO-efficient LASER technology FACTories of the future Bigot S, Setchi RM, Brousseau E, Petkov P, Barrow D European Commission Co-Investigator £123,091 2012 - 2015
Upgrading the small equipment base for early career researchers in the Engineering and Physical Sciences Holford K, Whatling G, Lees J, Anderson P I, Brousseau E, Cipcigan L M, Pullin R, Bigot S, Theobald P, Simpson R N, Kawashita L F, Clarke A EPSRC Co-Investigator £498,326 2012 - 2013
Astute - Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technology Naim M (CARBS), Setchi R, Bigot S, Brousseau E, Prickett P, Davies A, Bowen P, Packianather M, Grosvenor RI (with CARBS) WEFO Co-Investigator £1,903,117 2010 - 2015
Academic Fellowship Prof R McNabb (CARBS), Brousseau E Research Councils UK Recipient £83,333 2007 - 2013
Printable, organic and large-area realisation of integrated circuits (POLARIC) Brousseau E, Hirshy H, Popov KB Commission of European Communities Acting Principal Investigator £753,027 2010 - 2013
Nano Tooling Brousseau E EPSRC Principal Investigator £98,995 2011 - 2012
Access to nanoscience and nanotechnology equipment at Cardiff Hutchings GJ, Bigot S, Bowker M, Brousseau E, Karihaloo BL, MacDonald JE EPSRC Co-Investigator £526,757 2008 - 2012
Rolled multi material layered 3D shaping technology (MULTILAYER) Brousseau E, Petkov PV Commission of European Communities Acting Principal Investigator £251,580 2008 - 2012
A novel solution for 3D tactile micro-measurements Diomv S, Brousseau E, Fatikow S (Oldenburg University) British Council Co-Investigator £2,200 2007 - 2009
Distinguished Visiting Fellowship Brousseau E, Fatikow S Royal Academy of Engineering Principal Investigator £4,860 2008

Supervised Students

Title Student Status Degree
A Novel Modelling Approach to Enhance the Predictability of Nano-scale Mechanical Machining SHEN Hao Current PhD
Low-cycle Fatigue Models Applied to High Frequency Tip-based Nano-machining BAQUAIN Sameeh Current PhD
Nanosecond Laser Processing of a Zr-based Bulk Metallic Glass for Potential Orthopaedic Implant Applications YANG Jiao Graduate PhD
Controlling Magnetic Domain Wall Pinning Using Atomic Force Microscope Tip-based Nanomachining JONES Josh Graduate PhD
Express Analysis of the Bluntness of AFM Probe Tips ALRAZIQI Zaynab Naif Rasheed Graduate PhD
Theoretical and Experimental Investigations about the AFM Tip-Based Nanomachining Process AL MUSAWI Raheem Sadoon Jamel Graduate PhD
Characterisation of Tip Wear during AFM Probe-Based Nanomachining MUKHTAR Nur Farah Hafizah Binti Graduate PhD
Study of a Novel Material Solution for Vibration Isolation ELDERRAT Haithem Graduate PhD
Experimental and Theoretical Investigations of Nanosecond Fibre Laser Micromachining WILLIAMS Eleri Graduate PhD
Hot Embossing Process Parameters: Simulation and Experimental Studies OMAR Fuad Graduate PhD
Beyond Lean: A Framework For Fit Production Systems WILLIAMS Oludare Adebayo Graduate PhD
Novel Computational Technique For Determining Depth Using The Bees Algorithm and Blind Image Deconvolution YUCE Baris Graduate  PhD
Manipulation of Nanoparticles by Pushing Operations Using an Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)   GONZALEZ ROMO Mario Javier Graduate PhD

Supervision

Current supervision

Hao Shen

Research student

Sameeh Sami Issa Baqain

Research student