One of the researchers who helped to establish the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre has taken on a senior academic role.
Sam Turner has been appointed professor of machining practice, which reflects his leading role in supporting the growth of the UK’s manufacturing sector.
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This latest appointment comes after he was recently named the Catcliffe-based AMRC’s chief technical officer.
Prof Turner said: “It’s a great honour and it comes at an exciting time when big opportunities are opening up around digital manufacturing.
“I see our Factory 2050 development as the UK flagship for digital manufacturing.”