Deputy Chair of the Postgraduate Development Committee
Andrew Mills is Deputy Chair of the PDC in the Management Group for the Hub and Principal Research Fellow in Composites Manufacturing. He leads the development of technology for the cost effective manufacturing of lightweight composite structures in close partnership with industry. Andrew has led the Airbus UK/Cranfield project AMCAPS, which investigated novel materials and process technology for large composite wing manufacture, some techniques from which have now been qualified for manufacturing the Airbus A380. Currently, alongside CIMComp projects he is leading two AMSCI projects which are developing knowledge tools for carbon fibre composites design for manufacture and is vice-Chairman of SAMPE UK.