Julian Allwood is Professor of Engineering and the Enviornment. He leads the Use Less Group, aiming to support the mitigation of climate change through reducing demand for the energy intensive materials, particularly steel, cement, paper, plastic and aluminium. His group is inter-disciplinary, spanning from the invention of new materials processing techniques through the business and policy case for reducing material demand to holistic analysis of environmental systems. He was a lead author of the 5th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, has been chairman of the metal forming branch of the International Academy of Production Engineering and for ten years was joint editor-in-chief of the Journal of Material Processing Technology.
Director of Studies for Engineering (Ib and IIa)
Professor of Engineering and the Environment