Head of the Department
Professor Cheng holds the chair in Manufacturing Systems at Brunel University. His current research interests focus on precision and micro manufacturing, design of precision machines, smart tooling, and sustainable manufacturing systems. Professor Cheng has published over 100 papers in learned international journals and authored/edited 6 books. Professor Cheng is a fellow of the IMechE and IET. He is the head of the Micro/Nano Manufacturing Theme at Brunel University, which consists of 12 academics and over 50 research assistants/fellows and PhD students. Professor Cheng and the team are currently working on a number of research projects funded by the EPSRC, EU Programs, Innovate UK, NATEP, KTP Programs and the industry. Professor Cheng is the European editor of the International Journal of Advanced manufacturing Technology and a member of the editorial board of International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture. Professor Cheng is also a visiting professor at Harbin Institute of Technology.
Precision and micro manufacturing, design of precision machines, smart tooling, and sustainable manufacturing systems