Dr Vimal Dhokia is an Assistant Professor in Engineering Design in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bath, specialising in the interface between design and manufacture.
Vimal’s research interests lie in the emerging domain of hybrid manufacture, which is the synergistic combination of additive and subtractive technologies to provide radical new ways in which to create products. Vimal has further research interests in personalised product design specifically for prosthesis and augmented reality for immersive design environments. In addition, he also has collaborations with leading international institutes including, Tecnalia, Spain; ISW Stuttgart, Germany; ITIA, Italy and North Carolina State University; USA, where he has spent time as an Adjunct Professor.
Vimal gained his PhD in 2009 from the University of Bath and has held positions of Research Assistant and Research Fellow. He has been involved with a number of collaborative projects across EU-FP7, EPSRC and Innovate UK.
Institutional page: http://www.bath.ac.uk/mech-eng/people/dhokia/