Particulate engineering links

Below is a list of institutions involved in education, research and applications of particulate engineering.



European Powder Metallurgy Association

International trade association representing manufacturers of PM products, suppliers of materials and equipment, users of PM products, and academics/researchers.



Metal Powder Industries Federation
& APMI International

International Trade Association and Professional Society for companies and individuals involved in P/M and particulate materials.



Materials KTN

The Materials KTN is an overarching network of networks in Materials.



Particle Characterisation Group
Royal Society of Chemistry

A special interest group of the Analytical Division of the RSC.



National Physical Laboratory

Characterisation, mechanical and physical property test methods forhard materials, ceramics, hard metals and P/M structural metals




Development and exploitation of advanced technologies.



University of Birmingham




Bradford University




University of Greenwich
- Wolfson Centre

Bulk solids handling technology.



University of Leicester
- Mechanics of Materials Group

Pharmaceuticals, ceramics, powder metallurgy. Flow, die fill, transfer, compaction, cracking, sintering. Characterisation and numerical modelling.



University of Liverpool
- Particulate & Porous Materials Group

Metal foams, syntactic foams and centrifugal atomisation



University of Nottingham
- Light Alloys and Powder Processing Group

Metal foams, MMCs, reactive sintering and green machining



University of Wales Swansea
- Numerical Forming Analysis Group

Numerical forming analysis



TWI Innovation Network 





•              PM Life

•              EPMA Website

•              EPMA Seminars



University of Sheffield  









University of Greenwich 


Rolls Royce