Portrait of Dr Luca Pagani Dr Luca Pagani

l.pagani@hud.ac.uk | 01484 471284


Luca is a research fellow in the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology since May 2015. He received his PhD in March 2015 form the Politecnico di Milano under the supervision of Prof. Bianca Maria Colisimo. He has a BEng and a MSc in Industrial Engineering.

Research and Scholarship

Research interests:

  • Statistics;
  • Surface reconstruction;
  • Metrology;
  • Surface Texture;
  • Sampling

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Pagani, L. and Scott, P. (2018) ‘Curvature based sampling of curves and surfacesComputer Aided Geometric Design , 59, pp. 32-48. ISSN 0167-8396

Pagani, L., Qi, Q., Jiang, X. and Scott, P. (2017) ‘Towards a new definition of areal surface texture parameters on freeform surfaceMeasurement , 109, pp. 281-291. ISSN 0263-2241

Townsend, A., Pagani, L., Blunt, L., Scott, P. and Jiang, X. (2017) ‘Factors affecting the accuracy of areal surface texture data extraction from X-ray CTCIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology , 66 (1), pp. 547-550. ISSN 0007-8506

Kapadia, D., Racasan, R., Pagani, L., Al-Hajjar, M. and Bills, P. (2017) ‘Method for volumetric assessment of edge-wear in ceramic-on-ceramic acetabular linersWear , 376-77 (Part A), pp. 236-242. ISSN 0043-1648

Townsend, A., Pagani, L., Scott, P. and Blunt, L. (2017) ‘Areal surface texture data extraction from x-ray computed tomography reconstructions of metal additively manufactured partsPrecision Engineering , 48, pp. 254-264. ISSN 0141-6359

Wang, J., Pagani, L., Leach, R., Zeng, W., Colosimo, B. and Zhou, L. (2017) ‘Study of weighted fusion methods for the measurement of surface geometryPrecision Engineering , 47, pp. 111-121. ISSN 0141-6359

Iorio, L., Pagani, L., Strano, M. and Monno, M. (2016) ‘Design of Deformable Tools for Sheet Metal FormingJournal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering , 138 (9), p. 094701. ISSN 1087-1357

Pagani, L. and Scott, P. (2016) ‘A sampling strategy based on B-wavelets decompositionProcedia CIRP , 43, pp. 29-34. ISSN 2212-8271

Book Section

Pagani, L. and Scott, P. (2016) ‘Areal surface texture parameters on surface’. In: Dimensional Accuracy and Surface Finish in Additive Manufacturing. North Carolina, USA: American Society for Precision Engineering. .

Conference Item

Lou, S., Zeng, W., Pagani, L., Abdul-Rahman, H., Jiang, X. and Paul, S. (2017) ‘Development of Surface Characterisation Toolbox for Additive Manufactured Components: from Planar Layer Surfaces to Complex Functional Surfaces’. In: EUSPEN Special Interest Group Meeting: Additive Manufacturing, 10–11 October 2017, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven), BE

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Teaching and Professional Activities

Teaching/research interests:

  • Statistics;
  • Surface reconstruction;
  • Metrology;
  • Surface Texture;
  • Sampling