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Manufacturing Engineering Research Group. GEF

Faculty of Industrial Engineering

University of Vigo


Research fields

  • Quality systems, dimensional metrology, analysis and study of surface finish.
  • Product, processes and tools design engineering in a manufacturing environment.
  • Efficiency of industrial processes: analysis of  lay-out and optimization of process.
  • Casting Manufacturing Technology. Near Net Shape Casting.
  • Analysis  of  plastic injection processes.
  • Study of cutting conditions and tools for  machining : turning and  milling.   
  • CADCAM systems implementation and adaptation. CAM programming for machine-tools CNC.
  •  Aditive Manufacturing  development using ABS fused deposition. Rapid tooling technologies.
  • Training: Provision of courses on Design and Manufacturing. Catia V5 and Siemens NX.





Equipment and facilities


·       20 Cadcam systems.
·       CATIA v5 educative licences.
·       Delmia educative licenses
·       SIEMENS  NX educative licences.
·       Mountains Map
·       Powermill
·      Flow 3D (casting) 

Advanced manufacturing workshop

·       Anayak machining centre .
·       1 CMZ Lathe, with Fagor 8050 numerical control.
·       A  Stratasys  Dimension BST 768 Rapid Prototyping Machine (FDM).
·       1 ENGEL "Victory" Injection moulding machine.
Dimensional Metrology Laboratory

·       Romer measuring arm with laser scanner
·       Taylor Hobson Roughmeter
·       Trimek,  coordinate measuring machine.
·       Camera Cognex and Visual Measuring Software.
·       Tribometer Microtest pin on disk.  
Optical Microscope NIKON SMZ 800 . 
·      Different metrologic instrumentation.
Mechanical workshop

·       2 smelting furnaces (1200ª C).
·       1 ONA die sinking electrical discharge machining.
·       4 ooths with SMAW, TIG, MIG, MAG.
·       Manual plasma cutting equipment.
·       Universal lathe and milling head.


    • R. Gómez Vázquez and A. Pereira, "Estudio del crecimiento de paredes 3D en series 5xxx de aluminio mediante soldadura CMT robotizada.," in TFG -EEI, ed. Vigo, 2019.
    • A. Pereira, M. T. Prado, M. Fenollera, M. Wieczorowski, B. Gapiński, and T. Mathia. Influence of Cutting Conditions in the Topography of Texturized Surfaces on Aluminium 7075 Plates Produced by Robot Machining, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, pp. 107-121, 2019.
    • B. Gapinski, M. Wieczorowski, A. Bak, A. Pereira Dominguez, and T. Mathia, "The assessment of accuracy of inner shapes manufactured by FDM," in 21st International ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming (ESAFORM), Univ Palermo, Palermo, ITALY, Apr 23-25 2018, vol. 1960, in AIP Conference Proceedings, 2018, doi: 10.1063/1.5035001. [Online]. Available: <Go to ISI>://WOS:000432776900200
    • B. Gapinski, M. Wieczorowski, L. Marciniak-Podsadna, A. Pereira Domínguez, L. Cepova, and A. Martinez Rey, Measurement of surface topography using computed tomography (Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, no. 201519). 2018, pp. 815-824.
    • D. Kubátová, M. Melichar, and A. Pereira, "Tribological Behaviour of PA6,6+15%GF and ABS Made by Injection," Applied Mechanics and Materials, vol. 863, pp. 117--122, feb 2017, doi: 10.4028/
    • J. González, F. Sanchez, M.T. Prado, A. Pereira. “Analysis of texturized aluminum 7075 by robotic machining”. 7th International Conference Manufacturing Technology - Pilsen 2017.  ISBN 978-80-261-0636-4,2017.
    • J. González, I. Rodríguez, J.L. Prado, J.L.Diéguez, A. Pereira. “Approach to additive manufacturing with gmaw welding”. 7th International Conference Manufacturing Technology - Pilsen 2017.  ISBN 978-80-261-0636-4, 2017.
    • M. Wieczorowski, T. Eichner, I. Lindner, and A. Pereira, "A concept  of in-process measurement system for spline forming.," Management and Production Engineering Review, vol. 6, pp. pp. 73–81, June 2015.
    • J. Martínez, A. Pereira, P. J.A., and T. Mathia, "Influence of machining of EN GJL -250  and EN GJS -400 cast irons on tribological behavior.," Archieves of Mechanical Technology and Materials, vol. 35, pp. 1- 11, 2015.
    • A. Pereira, J. Martínez, M. T. Prado, J. A. Perez, and T. Mathia, "Topographic wear monitoring of the interface tool/workpiece in milling," Advanced Materials Research, vol. 966-967, pp. 152-167, 2014.
    • A. Pereira, P. Hernandez, J. Martinez, J. A. Perez, and T. G. Mathia, "Surface Topographic Characterization for Polyamide Composite Injection Molds Made of Aluminum and Copper Alloys," Scanning, vol. 36, pp. 39-52, Jan 2014.
    • A. Pereira, P. Hernández, J. Martínez, J. A. Pérez, M. Wieczorowski, and T. Mathia, "Study of morphology wear model of moulds from alloys of aluminium EN AW-6082 in injection process.," Key Engineering Materials, vol. Vols. 554-557, pp. 844-849, 2013.

Dr. Maria Inmaculada Fenollera

Dr. Teresa Prado Cerqueira

Dr. Itziar  Goicoechea

Dr. José Antonio Pérez García,

Dr. Alejandro Pereira Domínguez

David Queimaño Piñeiro


GEF - Engineering  and  Manufacturing Group

Faculty Mechanical Engineering  -

Campus Lagoas Marcosende. University of Vigo. 

36210 Vigo  - SPAIN

Tlf:  ++34 615 595151; ++34 986 813648