Dr Elizabeth Sackett

Senior Lecturer, Materials Science and Engineering

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Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker
Academic Office - A211
Second Floor
Engineering East
Bay Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Dr Elizabeth Sackett is a lecturer in the Materials Research Centre at Swansea University, currently working in close collaboration with Tata Steel UK on various aspects of steel metallurgy and processing. Her teaching portfolio covers topics on a wide range of advanced metallic systems.

Elizabeth gained her PhD in Material Science and Engineering on dwell fatigue of Ti685, which was sponsored by the US Air Force. She has over 10 years experience in postgraduate and commercial research on a wide range of alloys and composites and has published in a range of international journals. Elizabeth has collaborated with over 30 leading international companies, contributing to project development and supervision. Currently, the focus of her research explores mechanical properties of materials in relation to nanoindentation including residual stress and strain mapping. Elizabeth is the Athena SWAN lead for Engineering, Swansea University.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Fatigue
  • Creep
  • Strain gauging
  • Residual stress
  • Nanoindentation