Published: 3rd October 2018
The EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub (The Hub) will be exhibiting and speaking at this year’s Advanced Engineering Show, taking place on 31st October and 1st November at the NEC, Birmingham, UK.
Visitors to the show will be able to visit The Hub at Stand Q142 where they will be displaying the latest outputs from its projects.
Visitors are also invited to attend Open Forum on 10am on Day 1 where members of the team will be introducing The Hub and discussing its outputs and future direction. The break down of the Speakers and topics are:
|10:00||Prof Nick Warrior||EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub||Director||Overview of the EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub|
|10:10||Prof Kevin Potter||EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub||Deputy Director||Automated Fibre Placement: What are the challenges?|
|10:20||Dr Alex Skordos||Cranfield University||Senior Lecturer||The Feasibility of Layer by Layer Curing|
|10:30||Dr Vivek Koncherry||University of Manchester||Research Associate||New Manufacturing Techniques for Optimised 3D Multiaxial Orthogonal Preforms|
|10:35||Mr Gabriele Voto||Hexcel and Cranfield University||IDC Research Engineer||Composites optimised for rapid production of aerospace components|
|10:40||Ms Caroline O’Keeffe||University of Bristol||Hub PhD Researcher||Multimaterial Hybrid Microbraids|
|10:45||Dr Michael Elkington||University of Bristol||Research Associate||Recent advances in human: robot collaborative composites manufacturing|
|10:50||Guy Atkins||Jo Bird||Managing Director||The value of fundamental research: An industry perspective|
Research staff will be available throughout the show to discuss any of the above topics or talks.