Training the next generation of globally competitive doctoral level graduates - to lead future metallic materials innovation in high added value manufacturing.

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Who we are. The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Advanced Metallic Systems is a partnership between two internationally recognised Centres of Excellence in metallic materials at the Universities of Sheffield and Manchester.

Since starting in September I have built an understanding of metallurgy which I now feel confident to apply in a PhD level project, thanks to the CDT.

Our vision. Is to provide a stimulating multidisciplinary training experience.

Advanced Metallic Systems CDT approach. Advanced Metallics CDT aims to address this shortfall by providing an exciting new approach to postgraduate research and training in this area.

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Guest speakers at the National Student Conference in Metallic Materials #NSCMM18 are Prof Sam Turner (@HVM_Catapult), Prof David Dye (@IC_Materials) & Dr Oliver Schauerte, Head of Materials Research and Manufacturing Processes at @Volkswagen. Register at https://goo.gl/N2SN5a

AMSCDT student Liam Hardwick is presenting his work at the International Brazing and Soldering Conference in New Orleans this week #phdlife

CDT Open Day - 2nd May. Find out more about our programme and research at the @OfficialUoM CDT open afternoon on Wednesday 2nd May at 2pm in C24 Sackville Street Building, Manchester.

FAST-forge in the news. The CDT FAST-forge project, a novel way of producing near-net-shape titanium components from as few as two processing steps, has been in the news this week following an announcement by the defence secretary Gavin Williamson.