Successful online workshop on Composite Strength15 October 2020Professor Michael Wisnom, Director of the Bristol Composites Institute, together with Federico Paris from the University of Seville, organised a successful online workshop on Composite Strength on Friday 9 October.
Professor Dimitra Simeonidou joins new government task force 23 September 2020Professor Dimitra Simeonidou (Director of Smart Internet Lab and Bristol Digital Futures Institute) will join industry and academic leaders on a task force to advise on bold interventions to open up and grow the British telecoms market
European Space Agency contract awarded to Bristol Composites Institute spinout company21 September 2020University of Bristol spinout company iCOMAT and Dr. Rainer Groh, Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow in the University's Department of Aerospace Engineering and a member of the Bristol Composites Institute, have been awarded a €200k European Space Agency contract to develop a prototype launch vehicle structure that uses tow-steered composite materials.
Bristol Engineering courses named best in the country9 September 2020Our General Engineering [covering Engineering Design and Engineering Mathematics] and Mechanical Engineering [covering both Aerospace Engineering and Mechanical Engineering] have been named the best in the country by The Guardian’s annual university guide.
The future of the UK's Cyber Security Research Position in the World7 September 2020The UK is currently recognised as one of the leading countries in the world in cyber security research, evidenced by research outputs in leading international venues, research collaborations with major international organisations and a UK presence on international advisory bodies and global policy forums.
Ultra-low power computing in spacecraft to IoT nodes7 May 2020The ZeroAMP project is a collaborative effort to push beyond the limits of transistors by developing the first large-scale integrated nanoelectromechanical relay-based computers that will work in extreme environments.
Nuclear safety analysis tool applied to Covid-19 lockdown scenarios30 April 2020New analysis from the University of Bristol has evaluated options available to national governments to combat the COVID-19 pandemic using the J Value method, previously applied to mass evacuation scenarios. The method empirically assesses expenditure of a safety scheme against the value of life and potential gains in life expectancy.
Dr. Benjamin Woods wins prestigious EPSRC Early Career Fellowship26 March 2020Dr. Benjamin King Sutton Woods, member of the Bristol Composites Institute, from University of Bristol’s Department of Aerospace Engineering, has been awarded a £1.1M Early Career Fellowship from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.