School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering


Dr Laura Justham PhD, MPhys.DIS

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Laura graduated from Loughborough University in 2003 with a Masters of Physics degree and Diploma of Industrial Studies. She completed her PhD at Loughborough University, graduating in 2007. Following a number of Postdoctoral research positions she was appointed as a lecturer in the Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering in March 2012.

She is currently an academic member of the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Intelligent Automation at Loughborough and the lead academic for a number of the automation projects within the Centre. She has a particular interest in automation through robotics, methods of adopting better human-machine co-operation, advanced machine vision systems and the Centre’s outreach programme.

Research interests and activities

  • Human-Machine co-operation
  • Mobile robotics
  • Advanced machine vision systems
  • Enhancing automation through robotics