Paul Bowen

Colleges, School and Institutes

Willingness to take PhD students

Yes

PhD projects

Characterisation, development, fracture and fatigue of alloys and composite materials (MMCs and CMCs)
Measurement, use, modelling and control of crack growth resistance through fracture mechanics concepts
Prediction of properties through correlating microstructural parameters with micromechanisms of failure
Behaviour of cracks in non-uniform stress fields
Elevated temperature performance
Design codes, and prediction of the behaviour of components
Fracture and fatigue studies of conventional materials