Dr David Hopkinson

Embedded Researcher

Research interests

  • Hard magnetic materials
  • Flexible and additive manufacturing technologies
  • Cold spray deposition
  • Laser annealing


David is a technical consultant at Laser Fusion Technologies with particular expertise in micro/nanoscale materials processing and characterisation, magnetics, and direct manufacture of metals.


David obtained a B.Sc in Physics at the University of Nottingham in 2008 followed by a M.Sci in Nanoscience in 2009.  He then came to the University of Cambridge in 2010 and joined the Centre for Industrial Photonics to study for a PhD in novel approaches to rare earth magnet manufacture, which he completed in 2014.


Contact Details

T: +44 (0) 1223 760769
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