Contact Ziyad Sherif

Areas of expertise

  • Environmental Impacts
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Nanomaterials
  • Sustainable Manufacturing


Ziyad completed his BEng in Mechanical Engineering from Glasgow University. He then advanced his education by completing his MSc in Engineering and Management of Manufacturing Systems at Cranfield University, with a thesis focused on Graphene Nanotechnology. Ziyad is now pursuing a PhD in Manufacturing Sustainability at Cranfield, in which he was awarded a full time studentship, seeking to expand his knowledge and contribute to the field.

Current activities

Ziyad is carrying out his PhD research within the Sustainable Manufacturing Systems Centre at Cranfield University. His PhD research is focusing on the sustainability of manufacturing processes and reducing their resource intensities. He is also part of the TransFIRe Hub (Transforming Foundation Industries Research and Innovation Hub) project focusing on mapping resource use in UK foundation industries and transferring best practices in these industries.


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