Dr Mahdi Bodaghi
Nottingham Trent University
Senior Lecturer

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Scientific focus and expertise:
Computational Mechanics, Biomaterials, Biomechanics, Smart Materials and Structures, Bio-inspired Design, MetaMaterials, Additive Manufacturing, 3D and 4D Printing Technologies, Machine Learning

Materials class:
shape memory alloys and polymers, electro and magnetorheological materials, piezoelectrics, electro and magnetostrictive materials, thermoelectrics, self-healing materials, smart and multifunctional materials.

Research challenge:
Developing and exploiting emerging capabilities of Smart Materials and Structures, 3D and 4D Printing Technologies to create and support innovative advanced device technologies for Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Applications.

Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Applications

Market Sector:
Energy, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Transport.

Industry challenge:
The current issues of concern in the further development of 3D/4D printed devices and thermo-mechanical metamaterials.

ECR (Early Career Researcher)

Special Interest Group(s):
Acoustic Metamaterials
Active Metamaterials
Manufacturing and Scale Up
Mechanical Metamaterials
Modelling and AI-Design

Early Careers
Horizon Scanning and Disruptive Concepts
Industry / KTN
Outreach and Education