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Dr Sergio Gonzalez Sanchez

Senior Lecturer

Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering

Dr. Gonzalez is Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering. He received his PhD in Materials Physics at Complutense University of Madrid and PhD research work was carried out at the National Centre for Metallurgical Research (CENIM-CSIC) in Spain.

His research is focused on metallurgy, rapid solidification and processing-structure-property relationships, he has received funding from EPSRC, Royal Society, Innovate UK, IOP, Fellowships from Spain (Juan de la Cierva and FPI to pursue his PhD), funding from Japan (internal funding from WPI), Marie Curie travel grant and SRUK Short Term Mobility Fellowship.

He is fellow member of IoM3 (FIMMM), chartered scientist, chartered engineer, full member of EPSRC peer reviewer college, Fellow of the higher education academy (FHEA), British Engineering Excellence Award Finalist and invited editorial board member of numerous journals

Sergio Gonzalez Sanchez

Campus Address

Wynne-Jones Building (room WJ202)

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Conductivity Behaviour under Pressure of Copper Micro-Additive/Polyurethane Composites (Experimental and Modelling), Mehvari, S., Sanchez Vicente, Y., Gonzalez Sanchez, S., Lafdi, K. 23 Mar 2022, In: Polymers
  • Effect of plastic deformation on the precipitation sequence of 2024 aluminum alloy, Guía-Tello, J., Garay-Reyes, C., Rodríguez-Cabriales, G., Medrano-Prieto, H., Ruiz-Esparza-Rodríguez, M., García Hernández, L., Mendoza-Duarte, J., García-Aguirre, K., Estrada-Guel, I., Gonzalez, S., Martínez-Sánchez, R. 1 Jan 2022, In: Journal of Materials Science
  • Evaluation of High-Frequency Induction Heat Sintering and Conventional Sintering in AlxCoCrFeMnNi High-Entropy Alloys, Ruiz-Esparza-Rodríguez, M., Garay-Reyes, C., Mendoza-Duarte, J., Estrada-Guel, I., Hernández-Rivera, J., Cruz-Rivera, J., Gutiérrez-Castañeda, E., Gonzalez Sanchez, S., Garay-Tapia, A., Martínez-Sánchez, R. 8 Apr 2022, In: Journal of Alloys and Compounds
  • Tribological Behavior of Microalloyed Cu50Zr50 Alloy, Younes, A., De la Flor, S., Clark, S., Nutter, J., Birkett, M., Watson, J., Unthank, M., Gonzalez Sanchez, S. 1 Feb 2022, In: Journal of Tribology
  • Unravelling the combined effect of cooling rate and microalloying on the microstructure and tribological performance of Cu50Zr50, Younes, A., Izadi-Gonabadi, H., Martinez Sanchez, R., Bull, S., Gonzalez Sanchez, S. 15 Apr 2022, In: Wear
  • HVOF processed CoCrFeMnNi high-entropy alloy coatings: A combined computational and experimental validation approach, Kamnis, S., Sfikas, A., Allcock, B., Sanchez, S. 2 Nov 2021, In: Journal of Thermal Spray Technology

PGR Supervision

  • Victor Villapun Puzas Rapidly solidified metallic glass alloys for antibacterial touching surfaces Start Date: 01/10/2015 End Date: 07/11/2018
  • Abdurauf Younes The role of microalloying on tuning the mechanical performance of Cu-Zr based Shape Memory Alloys Start Date: 26/02/2018


  • Physics PhD June 30 2008
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2016

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