Dr Goncalo Pardal

Cooling, local shielding, hybrid laser WAAM
Work position: Senior Research Fellow
Category: Researchers

Goncalo Pardal finished his Msc in Mechanical Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon in 2011 and started his PhD in dissimilar metal joining of steel to aluminium and stainless steel to titanium at Cranfield University.

He has been working as a researcher collaborating with the WAAM program for the past two years. His current project is “HiDepAM” in which the main goal is to increase the deposition rate of WAAM components, by using laser arc hybrid and multi wire welding techniques.