Press coverage


  • Best Poster Award (Ramandan Eghlio), Best Research Image Award (Noorhafiza  Muhammad), 2nd Prize of Oral presentation (Ashfaq Khan)
    PostGradue Research (PGR) Conference, School of MACE, University of Manchester, 2010
  • Laser Institute of America, Best Poster Size (PhD Ana, Hu-chi Chen), ICALEO conference, 2009.
  • House of Commons, Young Engineer of the Year Award. poster prize for "Modelling of Powder Flow in Laser Rapid Prototytping", 2002.
  • Laser Institute of America, International Congress on Applications of Laser and Electro Optics, best poster paper, 1st prize, 2002.
  • University of Manchester Distinguished Service Medal. for Postgraduate research work, 2004.
  • Sir Frank Whittle Award, by Northwest Aerospace Alliances, for best project work on aerospace related engineering, 2000.
  • Arthur Charles Main Award by Institute of Mechanical Engineers, for the paper "The Role of High Power Lasers in Nuclear Decommissioning", presented at Nuclear Decon 2001 Conference.

Press coverage archive

  • Production Engineering, “Cut to the Quick” 30 May, 2005
  • Association of Industrial Laser Users Magazine, “Liverpool and Manchester Funded to Work on Laser Micro-applications”, Issue 40, Sept. 2005.
  • EPSRC Engineering Matters, “Paint Stripping by Laser”, Issue 7, April 2000.
  • EPSRC Materials News Letter, “Lasers Line up Better Refractories”, Number 14, March 2000.
  • Materials World, “An End of Pore Refractory Performance”, Vol.9, No.2, Feb. 2001, pp.11-12.
  • Opto & Laser Europe, “Diode Source Strips Radioactive Paint”, Issue 80, Dec. 2000.
  • Opto & Laser Europe, “Living in a Material World”, Issue 74, May 2000, p.23.
  • Professional Engineering, “Lined up to Take the Heat”, Vol.13, No.3, Feb.2000, p21
  • Times Higher Education Supplement “The Grout that Will never Get Grimy”, 14 May, 1999.
  • Opto & Laser Europe, “Polymer-metal Composite Prevents Damage by Heat in Laser Machining”, issue 68, Nov. 1999, p.11
  • Laser Focus World, “Applications of High Power Diode Lasers”, vol.34, No.9, 1998 p115.
  • Opto & Laser Europe, “Key Papers Given at Laser 97 “,Issue 42, July 1997, pp5.
  • Opto & Laser Europe, “High-power Diodes Seals, Strip and Engrave”, Issue 45, Nov. 1997, p.23.
  • Biophotonics International, “Laser Trio Seals Out Biohazards”, May/June, 1997
  • Photonics Spectra, “Laser Trio Seals Out Biohazards, Mildew”, March 1997, pp.29-30.
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