De-carbonise your materials, design and manufacturing

We can help your business de-carbonise its materials, design and manufacturing, with free technical support and consultancy. This is being offered through the DE-Carbonise collaborative project, which is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Our expertise

Any advice or consultancy we offer, will be tailored to your business and informed by an initial carbon reduction audit and report. However, to give you an idea of our expertise, here are some examples of how we could help your business. We can advise on:

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Watch the video

Watch this short video to find out about the support you could receive from our Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre within the Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering (IISE).

Introduction to the services provided by The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, based in the Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering (IISE) at the University of Derby.

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Our researchers

Find out more about our key materials, design and manufacturing researchers, who are available to work with your business.

Staff member Paul Wood

Dr Paul Wood
Professor of Advanced Manufacturing and Director of the Institute of Innovation in Sustainable Engineering

Paul is a reader in Advanced Manufacturing. Paul has gained extensive experience in advanced manufacturing spanning 36 years in the transport sector, both in industry and within HEI research organisations. He gained his PhD at the University of Aston by completing a manufacturing research project in continuous extrusion that was funded by British Nuclear Fuels.

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Dr Yiling Lu
Senior Lecturer in Engineering

Yiling is a Senior Lecturer in Engineering.

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Gavin Williams holding a piece of metal in a lab.

Gavin Williams
ERDF Researcher (Researcher in Additive Manufacturing)

Gavin manages and facilitates the Additive Manufacturing resources at IISE. He provides support and advice for students, colleagues and industrial partners on how best to implement these resources within the research and development projects delivered by the Institute.

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