• 10 Citations
  • 2 h-Index

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Having completed my under-graduate degree in mechanical engineering at Manchester metropolitan university, I proceeded to undertake a master’s degree in mechanical engineering design at the University of Huddersfield. Upon completion of my master’s degree, I was involved in a KTP collaboration between the CPT and a local engineering firm. The aim of this collaboration was to automate an otherwise manual procedure of the repair and reclamation of machine cutting tools. During this time I started my post-doctoral studies, part-time, which involves the use of thermography to reverse engineering the internal components of a hollow object.

Upon completing my KTP collaboration, I was employed by a world leader in the automation and process machinery business. Whilst here I engaged in the design and development of large scale process machinery, which included mechanical design, automation, pneumatic and electrical design, project management, and drawing generation. During this time, I still held onto my university contacts through my ongoing PhD studies.

After two more years in industry, I decided to return to the university as a research associate. During my short time here, I have been involved in several high profile projects, including EU framework 7 projects such as EASE-R3 (Integrated framework for a cost-effective and ease of Repair, Renovation and Re-use of machine tools within modern factory) and have undertaken supervisory roles in KTP projects.

Currently I am overseeing the CPT’s contribution to the HI-LHC-UK project in collaboration with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).  In addition to this, I am presently based in Geneva, Switzerland, as the CPT’s attaché to CERN.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Mechanical and electrical design of laser based metrology devices for the in situ conditioning and calibration or machine tools
  • Reverse engineering of complex shapes (including the capture of internal structures through non-destructive)

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Research Output

  • 10 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 4 Conference contribution
  • 2 Article

In-situ displacement measurement for use in LHC collimators

Furness, T., Williamson, J., Fletcher, S., Iqbal, A., Bell, A., Henning, A., Martin, H., Jiang, J., Bertarelli, A., Carra, F., Pasquali, M. & Redaelli, S., 12 Jun 2020, Proceedings of the 20th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology: Euspen 2020, Virtual Conference. Leach, R. K., Billington, D., Nisbet, C. & Phillips, D. (eds.). euspen, p. 309-312 4 p. P5.08

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

  • Adaptive Collimator Design for Future Particle Accelerators

    Furness, T., Fletcher, S., Williamson, J., Bertarelli, A., Carra, F., Gentini, L., Pasquali, M. & Redaelli, S., 29 Jan 2019, Proceedings of the 7th International Beam Instrumentation Conference, IBIC 2018. Schaa, V. RW., Petit-Jean-Genaz, C., Chrin, J., Olander, J. & Chen, Z. (eds.). Joint Accelerator Conferences Website (JACoW), Vol. 187. p. 240-244 5 p.

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

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Dynamic Response of Advanced Materials Impacted by Particle Beams: The MultiMat Experiment

    Pasquali, M., Bertarelli, A., Accettura, C., Berthome, E., Bianchi, L., Bolz, P., Carra, F., Fichera, C., Frankl, M. I., Furness, T., Gobbi, G., Grosclaude, P., Guardia-Valenzuela, J., Guinchard, M., Jedrychowsky, M. D., Harden, F. J., Lechner, A., Mollicone, P., Pastuszak, P. D., Portelli, M. & 4 others, Redaelli, S., Rigutto, E., de Frutos, O. S. & Simon, P., 15 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials. 5, 3, p. 266-295 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    In-situ axis error detection module

    Furness, T., Fletcher, S., Longstaff, A., Bell, A. & McVey, S., Jun 2019, European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology, Conference Proceedings - 19th International Conference and Exhibition, EUSPEN 2019: 19th International Conference and Exhibition . Leach, R. K., Billington, D., Nisbet, C. & Phillips, D. (eds.). euspen, p. 214-217 4 p. P2.24

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

  • Dynamic Testing and Characterization of Advanced Materials in a New Experiment at CERN HiRadMat Facility

    Bertarelli, A., Accettura, C., Berthomé, E., Bianchi, L., Carra, F., Fichera, C., Frankl, M., Gobbi, G., Grosclaude, P., Valenzuela, J., Guinchard, M., Lechner, A., Pasquali, M., Redaelli, S., Rigutto, E., Sacristan de Frutos, O., Bolz, P., Simon, P., Furness, T., Mollicone, P. & 1 others, Portelli, M., Jun 2018, 9th International Particle Accelerator Conference . Joint Accelerator Conferences Website (JACoW), p. 2534-2537 4 p. WEPMF071

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

    Open Access
  • 3 Citations (Scopus)