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Biography

In August 2016 Radu took the role of Senior Lecturer in Mechanical and Automotive Engineering within the School of Computing and Engineering and is Course leader for the Engineering Foundation Year and Year 2 tutor for BEng/MEng Mechanical Engineering, BEng/MEng Energy Engineering and BEng/MEng Automotive Engineering. His academic duties include teaching both at undergraduate and postgraduate level a number of different subject such as Applied Computer Aided Design, Mechanical Design, New Product Development and Engineering Investigative Studies. 

Radu studied for a BEng in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Robots at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, graduating in 2008. He then moved on to complete Postgraduate studies in Computer aided design and flexible manufacturing systems at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, graduating in 2009.

He continued his studies completing a PhD in “Contributions regarding the use of modern techniques for measuring and modelling complex surfaces in the wear evaluation of total hip replacements”. Part of the work was done at the Centre for Precision Technologies at University of Huddersfield leading to graduation in 2011. Radu’s PhD work involved the development of methods for measuring and analysing material loss in orthopaedic hip replacement devices. 

As a direct result of his PhD in Radu was taken on in 2014 as a Research Fellow and then a Lecturer at the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology.

Research Degree Supervision

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PhD Studentships in Materials Science 

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Research Output 2010 2019

Changes in the morphology of microgrooved stem tapers with differing assembly conditions

Dransfield, K., Williamson, J., Racasan, R. & Bills, P., Jun 2019, In : Biotribology. 18, p. 1-11 11 p., 100096.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cones
Plastic deformation
Textures
Corrosion
Geometry
Open Access
File
tapering
replicas
wrap
continuity
toxicity
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
mechanical engineering
CAD
Engineering education
Mechanical engineering
Computer aided design

The challenges in edge detection and porosity analysis for dissimilar materials additive manufactured components

Tawfik, A., Racasan, R., Bacheva, D., Blunt, L. & Bills, P., 2019, European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology, Conference Proceedings - 19th International Conference and Exhibition, EUSPEN 2019. Leach, R. K., Billington, D., Nisbet, C. & Phillips, D. (eds.). euspen, p. 350-351 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dissimilar materials
edge detection
Edge detection
Porosity
porosity

The influence of assembly on stem taper texture and measurement uncertainty

Dransfield, K., Racasan, R., Williamson, J., Blunt, L. & Bills, P., 2019, European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology, Conference Proceedings - 19th International Conference and Exhibition, EUSPEN 2019. Leach, R. K., Billington, D., Nisbet, C. & Phillips, D. (eds.). euspen, p. 530-531 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

tapering
stems
textures
Textures
assembly

Activities 2012 2019

  • 23 Oral presentation
  • 3 Invited talk
  • 3 Poster presentation

Method to choose X-ray computed tomography settings for dimensional metrology using 2D image analysis prior to reconstruction

Mohamed Chahid (Speaker), Andrew Townsend (Speaker), Ahmed Tawfik (Speaker), Paul Bills (Speaker), Christopher Dawson (Speaker), Radu Racasan (Speaker)
25 Jun 201926 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

A systematic approach to metrology for additive manufactured components for advanced industrial applications

Andrew Townsend (Speaker), Shan Lou (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Radu Racasan (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Paul Bills (Invited speaker)
10 Apr 201912 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Optimization of surface determination to improve the accuracy of detecting unfused powder in AM Aluminium component

Ahmed Tawfik (Speaker), Liam Blunt (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Christopher Dawson (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Radu Racasan (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Desi Bacheva (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Paul Bills (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
13 Feb 201915 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Changes in the Morphology of Microgrooved Stem Tapers with Differing Assembly Conditions

Karl Dransfield (Speaker), Radu Racasan (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Paul Bills (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
25 Sep 201829 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Creation of a methodology for three-dimensional characterisation of volumetric wear on total knee replacement components

Matthew Holland (Speaker), Radu Racasan (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Paul Bills (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
25 Sep 201829 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation