Dr Rocco Lupoi

Research Associate

Research interest

  • Cold Spray (CS)
  • Metalization of polymer substrates
  • Cold Spray nozzles design
  • Metal deposition processes
  • Fluid mechanics, Supersonic flows, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • Energy absorption/dissipation in engineering systems
  • Metalforming methods and analysis

Research projects

  • Spray Track -(2008-2010)
  • Supersonic Laser Deposition (SLD) and Laser-assisted Cold Spray (LCS) - (2010-current)


Rocco graduated as a mechanical engineer from Politecnico di Torino University (Italy). Subsequently. He carried out his PhD in the University of Bath (UK), during which he investigated the design of Universal Re-usable Energy Absorption Devices (UREAD), based upon an innovative technique to dissipate energy in engineering systems.

Currently involved in the development of innovative metal deposition techniques for industrial implementation.

Contact Details

T: +44 (0) 1223 764617
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