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Dr David Cheneler MEng (hons), PhD, CEng, MIMechE, PgCAP, FIMMM, SFHEA

Lecturer

David Cheneler

Lancaster University

Engineering Building

LA1 4YR

Lancaster

Tel: +44 1524 594578

Research overview

David is a chartered mechanical engineer with a research specialism in advanced manufacturing, biomedical technologies and material science. He obtained his PhD and MEng in mechanical engineering from the University of Birmingham. After his PhD he was employed as a research fellow conducting several multidisciplinary research projects in close collaboration with industry. His research interests include, but are not limited to, biomedical technologies, modelling and characterisation of biological and other soft materials and the development of sensing technologies including for nuclear detection. Current research is focussed on the detection of low energy beta particles, in particular tritium, hyperspectral imaging of gamma and neutrons, photo-electronic detection of water pollutants, characterisation of biological tissues such as bone and tendons, and advanced manufacturing, including laser processing and additive manufacturing, for material science and medical technologies development. 

He is a member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and a Fellow of the IoM3 or the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and a Sensior Fellow of the Higher Education Agency.

PhD supervision

Simulation and fabrication of lattice/composite structures Detection of beta radiation due to presence of waterborne tritium

Professional Role

David is a Lecturer in Engineering and supports the international partnerships.

He is also Internationalisation Coordinator, Deputy Admissions Director, Director of the MSc in International Innovation and Director of Engineering Teaching Partnerships (COMSATS and Goenka).

Qualifications

MEng (Hons), PhD, CEng, MIMechE, PgCAP, FIMMM, SFHEA

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