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Iain Fielden

Dr Iain Fielden

Research Consultant


Dr Iain Fielden brings 25 years of experience in Engineering Expert Witness and structural integrity. Iain joined SHU in 2006 as a post-graduate tutor, contributing to material science and engineering subjects. Iain is also a research consultant for Materials Analysis and Research Services and Structural Materials and Integrity Research Centre

  • About

    Iain's PhD focused on metallurgy and electro microscopy and has gained subsequent expertise. 
    Iain gained a BEng degree in Materials Analysis from Sheffield Hallam University in 1999. He remained at SHU to complete his PhD studies in metallurgy. Iain's main expertise is with failure investigation and microscopy although experienced in other forms of material analysis. During his time at SHU, Iain taught several modules in material engineering and forensic engineering at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. 

    Now working principally in consultancy for failure investigations and engineering expert witness. With his expertise, Iain is also involved in delivering the Forensic Investigation of Lightbulbs course.


    • Materials Engineering 
    • Structural Materials 
    • Failure Investigation 
    • Metallurgy

  • Teaching

    Materials and Engineering Research Institute

  • Research

    • Materials and Engineering Research Institute
  • Publications

  • Other activities

    Fellow of Microscopical Society 

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