Dr. Itai Vutabwarova is Programme Lead in mechanical manufacture in the department of Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre at the University of Sheffield. He specialises in teaching Fundamentals of Engineering Science (Thermodynamics/Thermofluids).
Before joining the University of Sheffield he graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2009 (mechanical engineering BEng Hons) and went on to complete a PhD in the development of Friction Stir Welding for Mokume Gane type materials in 2016 (sponsored by EPSRC and Rotary Engineering UK Ltd).
Itai's research interests are in friction stir welding and materials (dissimilar metals); developing high value, decorative laminate material used in the jewellery industry. Along with: