Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering

Maximising Composite Value by Innovation, Cranfield University

Annual Seminar and SME Table Top Exhibition, 23 February 2017


The programme, a summary review of the event and a number of the seminar presentations are provided below.

Maximising Composite Value by Innovation, Cranfield University, 2017.

Review of Seminar
Geoff Gould, SAMPE UK and Ireland Chapter.

Solar impulse wings of the future
Richard Thommeret, Solvay.

Thermoplastic preforms manufactured by automated fibre replacement
Mattia Di Francesco, University of Bristol.

On Forward Composites
Paul Jackson, Forward Composites.

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Photos from the day

Keynote Speaker Richard Thommeret in discussion with committee member Tim Wybrow

The attendees arrive in the lecture theatre

Discussions in the exhibition area