Javaid Butt

Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

Anglia Ruskin University

Faculty:Faculty of Science & Technology

Department:Engineering and the Built Environment

Location: Chelmsford

Javaid Butt is an astute researcher in the field of additive manufacturing with a passion for teaching and learning.




Javaid has recently submitted his PhD thesis in the field of additive manufacturing which he studied at Anglia Ruskin University. He was appointed as a lecturer at the university even before his final submission. He completed his Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Southampton. He has been researching in the field of additive manufacturing for the past five years.

Research interests

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Metal Prototyping
  • 3D printing/printers


Untitled PageBEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics & Process Quality Assurance

  • MSc Civil Engineering
    • Forensic Engineering 
    MSc Engineering Management
    • Engineering Quality Management 
    MSc Mechanical Engineering
    • Innovative Product Design and Manufacture


    • PhD in Additive Manufacturing (awaiting viva after thesis submission at Anglia Ruskin University)
    • MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering Sciences/Mechatronics (University of Southampton)

    Memberships, editorial boards

    Student Member of IET

    Selected recent publications

    Untitled PageButt, J., Mebrahtu, H. and Shirvani, H., 2015. Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of Dissimilar Al/Cu Foil Single Lap Joints Made by Composite Metal Foil Manufacturing. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial, Mechatronic and Manufacturing Engineering, 10(1), pp.41-46.

    Butt, J., Mebrahtu, H. and Shirvani, H., 2015. Peel and tensile test investigation of aluminium 1050 foil parts made with a new additive manufacturing process. International Journal of Rapid Manufacturing, 5(1), pp.95-115. 

    Butt, J., Mebrahtu, H. and Shirvani, H., 2015. Rapid prototyping by heat diffusion of metal foil and related mechanical testing. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, pp.1-10.

    Butt, J., Mebrahtu, H. and Shirvani, H., 2014. A novel rapid prototyping process for the production of metal parts. In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Mechanical Engineering-CSM, 17 November 2014. Birmingham, United Kingdom (pp. 26-29).

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