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Dr Javier Munguia

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Dr Javier Munguia (FHEA)

Associate Professor (TF) 

Javier dot Munguia at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Dr Munguia has over a decade of experience working with Additive Manufacturing /3D Printing technologies, CAD/CAM Design, Industrial and manufacturing engineering. His research encompasses:

  • 3D CAD/CAE design, analysis and design optimization: parametric/generative design, topology optimization
  • Medical devices design & manufacture
  • Materials characterization, fatigue/long cycle materials tests
  • Machinery / test-bench design / purpose built 3D printing systems
  • Design for Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing
  • Design theory and methodologies (QFD, Kansei, Axiomatic Design, Robust Design)

Open PhD opportunities:

  • Carbon-negative acoustic dampening and insulating structures via digital bio-fabrication

This is a unique opportunity to undertake a PhD program at both UK and Singapore, spending years 1 and 4 at Warwick University and years 2-3 at SIMTech, A-Star institute.

More info on: FindAPhD : Fully funded joint PhD studentships in interdisciplinary STEM research at University of Warwick

For informal enquiries please contact: and/or 


Teaching Interests

ES1B1:Engineering Design and Application ---> Module Leader

ES3C2:Advanced Mechanical Engineering Design --->Module Leader

ES327:Individual Project

Course nameES9ZD:Mechanical Engineering Group Design ---> Co-Lecturer

ES410 - Group Project

Selected Publications

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Projects and Grants