Lead Institution:  University of Huddersfield
Partner Institution:  University of Nottingham
Industrial Partners:  Zeeko LtdGlyndwr Innovations Ltd
Project Team:  Prof David Walker (PI, Huddersfield), Prof Sanja Petrovic (Nottingham), Dr Andrew Longstaff (Huddersfield), Dr Simon Parkinson (Huddersfield), Prof Paul Ward (Huddersfield), Dr Wenchang Pan (Huddersfield) and Dr Kyle Wilson (Huddersfield)
Project Duration:  12 months (01 April 2017 – 31 March 2018)

End of Project report_Capturing craft expertise

Case Study_Capturing craft expertise

The project is the first to explore the feasibility of capturing craft expertise, concerned with the manufacture of precision and ultra-precision surfaces, within an Artificial Intelligence system.


More steps towards process automation for optical fabrication. Walker D, Yu G, Beaucamp A, Bibby M, Li H, Petrovic S, Reynolds, C. 2017. Proceedings of the fourth European seminar on precision optics manufacturing, Volume 10326, https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2275231