Amir Shirzadi


·        Joining advanced alloys including developing and modelling new methods of diffusion bonding / brazing processes.

·        Designing new weld alloys capable of reducing residual stresses.

·        Phase transformation in steels.

·        Solidification.

Memberships and Affiliations

·        Visiting Scientist, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy,  University of Cambridge

·        Visiting Professor in Steel Research, Wuhan University of Science and Technology – China

·        Director of Cambridge Joining Technology

·        Chartered Engineer Engineering Council-UK

·        Fellow Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IoM3)

·        Professional Member The Institute of Welding (TWI)

·        UK delegate Commission XVII (IIW)

·        Old Darwinian Darwin College, Cambridge

·        Alumnus King's College, Cambridge

Recent events/ Photos

·        Attending at the Second UK-China Steel Forum, Wuhan-China. April 2012.

·        Representing UK at the Commission 17th of IIW (Brazing & Diffusion Bonding), Coimbra-Portugal. April 2012.

·        Open University Residential School (TXR220), Bath Spa-UK. Aug 2011.

Academic visit to  Wuhan University of Science and Technology, Wuhan-China. May 2011.

Visit to Singapore Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (SIMTech), Singapore. Mar 2011.

EPSRC meeting on UK-India joint research, Chennai-India. Mar 2011.

Visit to 5 Chinese Universities. Nov 2010.

New Beijing Airport. Nov 2010.


Structural Materials for Energy Applications

·        Editor, to be published by Woodhead Publishing Ltd.

Microjoining and Nanojoining

·        Editor of the chapter on solid-state bonding in collaboration with University of Waterloo, Canada, Woodhead Publishing Ltd

·        ISBN 978-1-84569-179-0

·        May 2008.

Book cover image

Web Articles

·        Diffusion Bonding

·        Lecture on Diffusion Bonding (video)

·        Structural Integrity Assessment of Engineering Components

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