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Dr Sergio Gonzalez Sanchez

Assistant Professor

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)



  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Design and mechanosynthesis of Low-Weight High-Entropy Alloys with hydrogen storage potential properties, Martinez-Garcia, A., Estrada-Guel, I., Reguera, E., Amaro-Hernandez, R., González, S., Garay-Reyes, C., Martínez-Sánchez, R. 2 Jan 2024, In: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
  • Influence of the sintering method on microstructure and microhardness of AlCuNiSnZn-based high-entropy brasses and bronzes obtained by powder metallurgy, Laguna-Zubia, L., Garay-Reyes, C., Guerrero-Seañez, P., Ruiz-Esparza-Rodríguez, M., Mendoza-Duarte, J., Estrada-Guel, I., Gonzalez Sanchez, S., Martinez-Garcia, A., Martínez-Sánchez, R. 20 Jan 2024, In: Vacuum
  • Abrasive Wear Behavior of Al–4Cu–1.5Mg–WC Composites Synthesized through Powder Metallurgy, Rodríguez-Cabriales, G., Garay-Reyes, C., Guía-Tello, J., Medrano-Prieto, H., Estrada-Guel, I., García-Hernández, L., Ruiz-Esparza-Rodríguez, M., Mendoza-Duarte, J., García-Aguirre, K., Gonzalez Sanchez, S., Martínez-Sánchez, R. 27 Feb 2023, In: Lubricants
  • A New Cooling-Rate-Dependent Machine Learning Feature for the Design of Thermally Sprayed High-Entropy Alloys, Kamnis, S., Sfikas, A., Gonzalez Sanchez, S., Karantzalis, A., Georgatis, E. 1 Mar 2023, In: Journal of Thermal Spray Technology
  • Computational and experimental investigation of the strain rate sensitivity of small punch testing of the high-entropy alloy CoCrFeMnNi, González, S., Sfikas, A., Kamnis, S., John, S., Nye, Z., Spink, M., Allen, C., Martínez-Sánchez, R., Win Naung, S., Rahmati, M., Keil, T., Durst, K., Lancaster, R. 5 Mar 2023, In: Journal of Alloys and Compounds
  • Effect of Processing Methods on The Electrical Conductivity Properties of Silver-Polyurethane Composite Films (Experimental and Numerical Studies), Mehvari, S., Goodhew, B., González Sanchez, S., Lafdi, K., Sanchez Vicente, Y. 1 Dec 2023, In: Journal of Composite Materials
  • Investigation of the strain rate sensitivity of CoCrFeMnNiTix (x=0, 0.3) high-entropy alloys using the shear punch test, Gonzalez Sanchez, S., Sfikas, A., Kamnis, S., John, S., Barnard, N., Gammer, C., Eckert, J., Garay-Reyes, C., Martínez-Sánchez, R., Win Naung, S., Rahmati, M., Keil, T., Durst, K., Lancaster, R. 1 Sep 2023, In: Materials & Design
  • Microstructural Evaluation of Thermal-Sprayed CoCrFeMnNi0.8V High-Entropy Alloy Coatings, Sfikas, A., Kamnis, S., Tse, M., Christofidou, K., Gonzalez, S., Karantzalis, A., Georgatis, E. 28 May 2023, In: Coatings
  • Wear resistant CoCrFeMnNi0.8V High Entropy Alloy with Multi Length-Scale Hierarchical Microstructure, Gonzalez, S., Sfikas, A., Kamnis, S., Garay, C., Hurtado-Macias, A., Martínez-Sánchez, R. 15 Jan 2023, In: Materials Letters
  • A Critical Review on Al-Co Alloys: Fabrication Routes, Microstructural Evolution and Properties, Sfikas, A., Gonzalez Sanchez, S., Lekatou, A., Kamnis, S., Karantzalis, A. 26 Jun 2022, In: Metals

  • 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 End Date: 30/09/2022

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


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