Dr Daniel Engstrom

BSc, MSc, PhD

  • Senior Lecturer in 3D printing


  • 2015-present Lecturer in 3D printing at Loughborough University
  • 2013-2015 Research associate at the Department of Materials at the University of Oxford
  • 2012-2013 Research associate at the London Centre for Nanotechnology at University College London
  • 2010-2012 Research associate at the Department of Materials at Imperial College London
  • 2009-2010 Research consultant for Aixtron ltd. (carbon nanotube and graphene growth) (part time)
  • 2008-2010 Visiting PhD student at the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics at theUniversity of Cambridge
  • 2007-2010 PhD student at DTU Nanotech at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
  • 2007-2007 Research assistant at DTU Nanotech, Technical University of Denmark industrial collaboration with MKS Denmark (pressure sensors)
  • 2004-2006 M.Sc. in Micro- Nanotechnology, DTU Nanotech, Technical University of Denmark
  • 2003-2004 Erasmus student at CMI - Centre of MicroNanotechnology at EPFL, Switzerland
  • 2000-2003 B.Sc in Applied Physics, Department of Physics, Technical University of Denmark

Research Interests

  • Developing new Additive Manufacturing Technologies for Nanoscale Structures
  • Multi-material printing
  • Direct writing of quantum systems, electronics and optics
  • Additive nanomanufacturing for regenerative medicine
  • Hybrid additive manufacturing

External Activities

Loughborough University Deputy Director of the Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Additive Manufacturing

Selected publications

Engstrom DS, Porter B, Pacios M, Bhaskaran H. Additive nanomanufacturing-A review Journal of Materials Research 31(3):1-25 (2014)

Engstrom DS, Savu V, Zhu X, Bu IYY, Milne WI, Brugger J, Boggild P. High throughput nanofabrication of silicon nanowire and carbon nanotube tips on AFM probes by stencil-deposited catalysts Nano Letters 11(4):1568-1574 (2011)