Dr Dmitry Ivanov is a Senior Lecturer in Composites Manufacturing at Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS), Programme Director of MSc in Advanced Composites, Unit Director of courses for the Centre of Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites and Industrial Doctorate Centre in Composites Manufacture. He received his PhD degree from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. His research interests span from multi-scale mechanics modelling to innovative manufacturing and process analysis. He has been PI and CoI in projects funded by FP7 Marie Curie, EPSRC, and by CIMComp and is currently involved in the CIMComp Hub as a co-investigator. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed publications with over 1000 citations.