The New Nuclear Manufacturing (NNUMAN) Community

As the successor to the NNUMAN Technical Advisory Board, the NNUMAN Community:

  • Promotes networking for nuclear manufacturing R&D
  • Welcomes those from industry, academia and HVM Catapult
  • Offers opportunities for collaboration, cross-disciplinary development, research proposal development and information exchange

The second meeting of the NNUMAN Community took place at the Knowledge Transfer Centre (close to the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre) at the Advanced Manufacturing Park, Rotherham on Wednesday 3 October 2018, with over 50 attendees from industry, commercial research and academia. The next meeting will be in late March/early April 2019. For further information contact

Topic areas and leads

Innovative joining technologies

Professor Mike Smith, The University of Manchester, contact:

Advanced machining and surfacing

David Stoddart, Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, contact:

Dr Fabio Scenini, The University of Manchester, contact:

Powder metallurgy and additive manufacturing

Dr David Stewart, Rolls-Royce plc, contact:


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