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Doctor Fernando Alvarez Borges

Dr Fernando Alvarez Borges

Research Fellow

Research interests

  • X-ray and neutron computed tomography applications for geomaterials, particulates and porous media research
  • Development and deployment of image processing and analysis solutions, including Deep Learning methods
  • Geomechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, with emphasis on offshore renewable energy infrastructure

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.


Dr Fernando Alvarez-Borges has over eight years of experience in innovating and implementing X-ray and neutron imaging-based non-destructive analysis solutions. With a background in civil engineering, he works on academic and enterprise projects spanning diverse fields, ranging from material sciences and engineering, to palaeontology and conservation. His personal interests are all 3D X-ray/neutron imaging applications in geotechnics and geomaterials research, with a dedicated emphasis on advancing renewable energy technologies.