Dr Ed Pickering
AMS CDT Outreach Chair | The University of Manchester
Ed was appointed as Lecturer in Metallurgy at the Department of Materials in late 2015, and was made Senior Lecturer in 2019. Before arriving in Manchester, Ed completed his undergraduate degree at University of Cambridge (2011) followed by a PhD at the same institution (2014), where he worked in the Phase Transformations and Complex Properties research group. He was a Research Associate in Cambridge’s Rolls-Royce UTC for one year following his PhD.
Ed is Research Area Lead for the Advanced Metals Processing theme of the Henry Royce Institute. He sits on the Management Boards of the Advanced Metallics System CDT and the Fusion CDT, and is a member of the IOM3's Materials Chemistry Committee. He has been the recipient of the IOM3's Frank Fitzgerald Medal (2017) and Grunfeld Memorial Medal (2021), both for his work on steels.