Dhinisa Patel

PhD Researcher

Email: ddpatel1@sheffield.ac.uk

Telephone: 01142 225 510

Address: Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Sir Robert Hadfield Building, Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/dhinisa-patel-813438a5

Qualifications: MChem Chemical Physics with a Year in North America (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) from the University of East Anglia.

Research interests

Research interests: Arc melting of refractory alloys, High Entropy Alloy design, Thermo-Calc, X-ray Diffraction, Transmission Electron Microscopy

Current Research Project: High entropy alloys (HEAs) for fusion: Exploration of novel processing routes and HEA stability in extreme environments.

Industrial sponsor: Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

Plasma melting inside Arcast arc melter Plasma melting inside Arcast arc melter

Professional activities and recognition


  • Institute of Physics
  • Royal Society of Chemistry
Publications Take a look at Dhinisha's profile on Researchgate.
Conferences, outreach and public engagement

Outreach and public engagement

  • Pint of Science volunteer and demonstrator (Materials Science)
  • Chaucer Secondary School public outreach

Oral presentations:

  • ICHEM 2018 Korea: High Entropy Materials Conference
  • National Student Conference 2018 (Best presentation award)

Poster presentations:

  • Energy 2050 Symposium 2017 (Best poster award)
  • FEMS Junior Euromat 2018