Having both worked in and carried out metallurgy research with the aerospace industry for 20 years, his expertise and teaching centres around the metallurgy of advanced light alloys and associated manufacturing for the aerospace and automotive sectors, with module structures that aim to provide engineering students with applied industrial experience of metals manufacturing.
Martin has written three book chapters on titanium alloys for both undergraduates and postgraduates studying the disciplines of aerospace, materials and automotive engineering.
He is module leader for Aerospace Metals, Industrial Training Programme #3: Aerospace Materials; Advanced Metals Manufacturing parts 1 and 2. He has designed and delivered a number of Industrial Training Programmes (ITPs) to enable both Aerospace and Materials Science and Engineering undergraduates to work with key industries such as Rolls-Royce and their engineers on technically challenging metals manufacturing projects.
Martin is currently the Director of Aerospace Engineering and in 2016 launched the Faculty Aerospace Network (FAN) in order to provide a stronger sense of community for staff and students in aerospace engineering. FAN provides the aerospace community with both technical seminars through to social events.
- M. Jackson, R.R Boyer, “Titanium and its Alloys: Processing, Fabrication and Mechanical Properties, Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering”, Edited by Richard Blockley and Wei Shyy (eds), 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. ISBN: 978-0-470-75440-5 pp.2117-2132
- M. Jackson, (2015) “Automotive Applications for Titanium” In D. Crolla, D.E. Foster, T. Kobayashi and N. Vaughan (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Automotive Engineering, John Wiley & Sons Ltd: Chichester, pp. 3125-3140.
- M. Jackson, “Superplastic forming and diffusion bonding of titanium alloys” Superplastic forming of advanced metallic materials: Methods and applications, Ed. by G Giuliano, © 2011 Woodhead Publishing Ltd., Cambridge, UK, ISBN: 1 84569 753 7
Selected journal publications:
- N.S. Weston and M. Jackson; FAST-forge − a new cost-effective hybrid processing route for consolidating titanium powder into near net shape forged components, Journal of Materials Processing Technology 243 (2017) 335-346.
- O. Hatt, P. Crawforth and M. Jackson, On the mechanism of tool crater wear during titanium alloy machining, Wear, Vol. 374–375 (2017) 15-20.
- B. M. Thomas, F. Derguti and M. Jackson, Continuous extrusion of a commercially pure titanium powder via the Conform process, Materials Science and Technology (2016), DOI: 10.1080/02670836.2016.1245256
- L.L. Benson, I. Mellor, M. Jackson, Direct reduction of synthetic rutile using the FFC process to produce low-cost novel titanium alloys, Journal of Materials Science (2016) 51:4250–4261
- N.S. Weston, F. Derguti, A. Tudball, M. Jackson, Spark plasma sintering of commercial and development titanium alloy powders, Journal of Materials Science (2015) 50:pp. 4860–4878
- P. Crawforth, B. Wynne, S. Turner, M. Jackson, The effect of turning on microstructural damage in titanium alloys, Scripta Materialia 67 (2012) pp. 842-845
- M. Thomas, T.C Lindley, D. Rugg, M. Jackson, The effect of shot peening on the microstructure and properties of a near-alpha titanium alloy following high temperature exposure, Acta Materialia 60 (13-14) (2012) 5040-5048.
- M. Thomas, M. Jackson, The role of temperature and alloy chemistry on subsurface deformation mode during shot peening of titanium alloys, Scripta Materialia 66 (2012) 1065-1068
- M. Thomas, S. Turner, M. Jackson, Microstructural damage during high-speed milling of titanium alloys, Scripta Materialia 62 (2010) 250-253.
- M. Thomas, T.C Lindley, M. Jackson, The microstructural response of a peened near-alpha titanium alloy to thermal exposure, Scripta Materialia 60 (2009) 108–111.
- R. Bhagat, M. Jackson, D. Inman and R. Dashwood, The Production of Ti-W Alloys from Mixed Oxide Precursors via the FFC Cambridge Process, J Electrochem Soc, 155 (2009) Vol. 156, E1 – E7.
- N.G Jones, R. Dashwood, D. Dye, M. Jackson, Thermomechanical Processing of Ti-5Al-5Mo-5V-3Cr, Materials Science & Engineering A, 490 (2008) 369-377.
- M. Jackson, K. Dring, Materials perspective - a review of advances in processing and metallurgy of titanium alloys, Materials Science and Technology. 22 (2006) 881-887.
- M. Jackson, R.J. Dashwood, L. Christodoulou and H.M. Flower, The microstructural evolution of near beta alloy Ti-10V-2Fe-3Al during subtransus forging, Materials Transactions A, 36A (2005) 1317-27.