Congratulations to Riikka Hasa and Geoff Neale, who will both be presenting their work at the
SAMPE Europe conference in September. Their presentations are on "Mulitlayer unusual lay up
CF epoxy inspired by sea shells" and "3D woven glass preforms for crash energy absorption
structures". A short review of the event is given on the
Students Matter page.
There has been an excellent respone to the call for papers and the detailed
session planning is now under way.
The Tutorials Programme for 11 September is as follows:
A Thermoplastic Composites in Aerospace: Materials, Technologies
and Applications Arnt R Offringa MSc
B1 Design and manufacture of large composite structures Prof John Summerscales and Dr Richard Cullen
B2 Tooling Technologies for Composites Manufacturing: Additive, Metal,
Composites, Rubber, Shape Memory, Molds and More
Dr Scott W. Beckwith
The Plant Visit programme scheduled for 12 September is also finalised.
This year the options include an Automotive Special comprising
F1 Talks and guided tours of Beaulieu Motor Museum. The Plant Visits are to
GE Aviation Ltd, Ben Ainslie Racing (Jaguar Land Rover BAR),
MouldCam and RNLI College.
Places on some of these visits are limited, and we would advise delegates
to book early to have the best chance of securing their preferred visit.
Both tutorials and plant visits can be selected on