Department of Materials


Dr Mark Ashworth BSc. (Hons) Aston, PhD.

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Research Associate


Research Associate of Dr Geoff Willcox and Dr Rebecca Higginson


After completing his PhD in 1989, Mark worked for over 20 years as a Research Fellow in the School of Metallurgy and Materials at Birmingham University before joining Loughborough University to work on the  ‘Whiskermit’ research programme. Mark’s research activities have focussed on establishing the relationship between processing parameters and material properties for a wide range of materials and applications, in particular powder metallurgy and hot isostatic processing.