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Mechanical Engineering and Materials Research Centre

Studying for your PhD at MEMARC

PhD students are central to MEMARC's research community.

If you are interested in any of the below research areas, or if you have closely related interests, please contact Professor James Ren x.j.ren@ljmu.ac.uk or Professor Dingli Yu d.yu@ljmu.ac.uk to discuss PhD research opportunities. You can also contact us using the prospective student enquiry form.

Research opportunities

MEMARC has five core research areas: 

• Fracture and contact mechanics
• Wave propagation in lattices and microstructures
• Thermal fatigue and thermal striping
• Materials development and processing
• Dynamics and control systems

The submitted outputs were judged to span a range of quality levels, with the majority considered to be internationally excellent and a significant proportion judged to be recognised internationally. The sub-panel noted a relative strength in 'Mechanical Engineering and Materials'. 

Report from the Research Excellence Framework 2014 regarding 'Outputs' for UOA12