Ben Morgan

Head of Integrated Manufacturing, AMRC F2050

Ben Morgan is the Head of the Integrated Manufacturing Group and Factory 2050 at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing. He is responsible for a large team of multidisciplinary engineers solving problems in high-value, low-volume manufacture in aerospace and automotive industries.

Ben graduated from the University of Leeds with a MEng in Mechanical Engineering and joined the ARMC with Boeing in 2008, gaining experience in robotics, assembly and large volume metrology. In 2011 Ben moved into a technical lead/project management role with responsibility for all robotics projects at the AMRC with Boeing.

As Head of IMG the for the last 3 years, Ben is leading the development of Factory 2050, the world’s first fully reconfigurable assembly and component manufacturing facility for collaborative research. Since it’s opening at the start of 2016 Factory 2050 has accelerated IMG’s ability to impact UK manufacturing with transformational research. IMG develop innovative solutions with robotics, augmented reality and SMART factory technologies for some of the world’s leading aerospace and automotive manufacturing companies.

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