December 9, 2018

Congratulations to the leading author Subramaniyan Prabhakaran from Vellore Institution of Technology, Tamil Nadu for publishing his research paper on “Strengthening mechanisms of graphene reinforced aluminum alloy nanocomposites modified via low energy laser shock pee...

November 5, 2018

Congratulations to Subramaniyan Prabhakaran from Vellore Institution of Technology, Tamil Nadu for publishing his research paper on “Residual Stress, Phase, Microstructure and Mechanical Property Enhancement of Ultrafine Bainitic Steel through Laser Shock Processing” i...

November 5, 2018

New Journal Paper to be Published: “Laser Cleaning of Grey Cast Iron Automotive Brake Disc: Rust Removal and Improvement in Surface Integrity”. Well done to Yerowo Flavour Ogbekene for completing this work with me. Further invetigation to extend this is in progress, ho...

November 5, 2018

New Journal

"Laser Shock Peening of Orthopaedic Ti-6Al7Nb: Evaluation of Topography, Wetting Characteristics, Microstructure and Residual Stress"

This is the Abstract:

This paper is focused on a study of wetting characteristics post laser shock peening (LSP) of orthopaedi...

November 5, 2018

After much grafting, it again brings a real satisfaction to have compiled the 2nd Issue (Vol 1) of the International Journal of Peening Science and Technology. This will be published online by the end of Novmeber 2018. The Journal is focused on wide range of peening te...

October 28, 2018

I have just created a new YouTube Channel displaying some of my recent and past work in Laser Materials Processing. Many more short videos to be uploaded, although the chanel is still underconstrcution, please watch this space:

June 30, 2018

It was great to have spent some time at STFC, Rutherford and Appleton Laboratory at the Central Laser Facility (in the first two weeks of June 2018) to undertake Laser Shock peening experiments with Xiaojun Shen (Coventry University) and various research scientists.


June 24, 2018

Laser Shock Peening Conference, Singapore, June 2018.

It gives me a real pleasure to have been a part of an organising committee to that hosted the 7th International Conference on Laser Peening and Related Phenomena (LSP 2018).

This series returned to Asia from previousl...

May 1, 2018


The half day laser safety workshop was a very educational to attended. The mini-workshop was held at TRUMPF, Airport Executive Park, Luton.

The event comprised of discussions of the latest challenges to the safe use of laser machinery such as eye-s...

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