Svetan Ratchev

Cripps Professor of Production Engineering and director of the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing

Svetan Ratchev

The MTC Board represents our visionary founding institutions, The University of Birmingham, Loughborough University, and The University of Nottingham as well as industry leaders. They drive innovation and ensure MTC remains at the cutting edge of UK manufacturing advancement.

Svetan Ratchev is a Cripps Professor of Production Engineering and director of the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing. He also heads the Nottingham Centres for Aerospace Manufacturing and Precision Manufacturing.

He researches and consults in different aspects of manufacturing systems, assembly automation, process modelling and simulation, manufacturing informatics and precision manufacture with current research project portfolio in excess of £14 million and publication record of over 220 publications including over 100 journal papers. Svetan is a Fellow of IMechE, member of the IFAC technical committees TC5.1 and TC5.2 and the founding chair of the International Precision Assembly Seminar IPAS.

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