Prof Neil Hopkinson

Professor

Department:
Mechanical Engineering

Faculty:
Engineering

Research Expertise:

  • Additive manufacturing
  • 3D printing
  • Rapid manufacturing

Contact:

Telephone: +44 (0) 114 222 7766
Email: n.hopkinson@sheffield.ac.uk
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Biography

Professor Hopkinson graduated from The University of Nottingham in 1993 with a degree in Manufacturing Engineering and Operations Management. After a brief career experiment as a football (soccer) coach in USA he opted to embark on a PhD in Rapid Prototyping/Tooling at Nottingham in 1996 – moving his PhD to De Montfort University in 1998.

Upon completing his PhD in 1999 Neil took up a lectureship at De Montfort University and moved to Loughborough University in 2001. In 2011 he took the post of Professor of Manufacturing Engineering at The University of Sheffield.