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Dr James Williamson is a research fellow in the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology (CIMAM) at the University of Huddersfield.

James has a BEng degree in Electronic Engineering awarded in 2010 from the University of Surrey. After two years in industry James joined CIMAM in 2012 for his PhD studies to research single-point on-machine metrology, graduating in 2017 with a thesis titled Dispersed Reference Interferometry for On-Machine Metrology.

James’ research interests include fibre-linked single-point metrology instrumentation, on-machine interferometric distance and topography measurement and, high speed fibre-based strain measurement.

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In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

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  • Interferometry
  • Collimators
  • Fibers
  • Machining


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