Dr Richard Dawidek
Research and Business Engagement Manager: Advanced Metals Processing
Dr Richard Dawidek is the Research and Business Engagement Lead for the Advanced Metals Processing theme in the Henry Royce Institute based out of the University of Sheffield.
Richard brings a variety of industrial experience to the role, having worked in R&D and Operations for multinational Magnesium and Aluminium alloy manufacturing companies. His academic experience ranges from materials systems such as functional nanomaterials to traditional ferrous alloys, aligning well with the range of equipment sited in the Royce Discovery Centre at The University of Sheffield.
A resident of Sheffield for 11 years, Richard is keen to leverage his academic and industrial experience to accelerate materials translation in the region and beyond, as well as widening access to top-level research from large industries to SMEs.