Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering

The committee

Andrew Long

Chairman (Director)

University of Nottingham

Bob Griffiths

Honorary Vice President

ERG Ltd.

Andrew Mills

Deputy Chairman & Student Co-ordinator

SIMS, Cranfield University

David Carlton

Treasurer and Membership Secretary

Trevor Cook


Lee Bateup

Committee Member

Bentley Motors

Natalia Becerra

Committee Member

Shumit Das

Committee Member


Antony Dodworth

Committee Member

Geoff Gould

Committee Member

Alison McMillan

Website Adminstrator


Dhiren Modi

Committee Member

National Composites Centre

Conchúr Ó Brádaigh

Committee Member

University of Edinburgh

Carwyn Ward

Committee Member

Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS), University of Bristol

John Summerscales

Committee Member

ACMC, University of Plymouth

Tim Wybrow

Committee Member


News bulletin

Announcing the 2018 Student Seminar, 5th July, IOM3, London
  • Are you a PhD or Research Masters student investigating advanced polymer composites?
  • How about representing SAMPE UK at a European Conference?
  • Would you like the chance to win expenses paid attendance at the SAMPE Europe Conference in September this year?

Register to attend the 2018 Student Seminar - deadline 7 June 2018.

The Young Members' Travel Grant

The call for applications is open until the end of August. This call will now run twice yearly. See the Students Matter page for details.

SAMPE Europe Conference 18: Papers under review

The final deadline for submitting an abstract has now passed, and papers are now under review.

The tutorials to be offered have now been selected and they will be posted here as soon as all the details are finalised. Thank you to everyone who took part in the survey.

Annual Seminar and Table-top Exhibition 2018

The seminar review and presentations are now available to view.

Membership Awards 2018

This year, the following people have been awarded long service SAMPE membership pins: 25 Years: Andrew Mills. 15 Years: John Gearing. 10 Years: Paul Stacey. 5 Years: David Scholfield; David Inston; Stefanos Giannis; Andrew Sharpe; Adrian Williams; Matthew Such.

Member News

Andrew Mills has been elected Fellow of the IOM3.

If you have any news to feature here, please contact Alison McMillan

Member Requests

Mr Patrick O' Brien has just joined SAMPE and wishes to make contact with specialists who are engaged on the use of flax and natural fibres in commercial and industrial composites. He is interested in the elucidation of structural deformities in flax fibres which may impact on their use in composites. [2018-03-01]

If you have any requests to feature here, please contact Alison McMillan

Social Media Links

Did you know, SAMPE UK & Ireland Chapter has a LinkedIn page. Please join and get involved.

This part of the site is currently under construction, and further social media information will be posted here as and when it is available.