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SABRE Project special session at the AIAA SciTech Forum in Orlando, Florida

SABRE team at AIAA SciTech Forum

Ben Woods, Andres Rivero Bracho, David Brigado and Stephane Fournier from the Bristol Composites Institute at the AIAA SciTech 2020 Forum and Exposition.

20 January 2020

At the AIAA SciTech 2020 conference and forum, the SABRE team presented their research in a dedicated special session.

The annual SciTech Forum and Exposition is the largest conference world-wide devoted to aerospace science and technology. This year the conference took place from 6 to 10 January 2020 in Orlando, Florida. The focus was on exploring the aerospace industry’s contributions to a sustainable future. The conference attracted over 5000 participants, and over 2500 technical presentations were given on the latest innovations spanning 50 aerospace research topics that will drive future advancements in the industry. 

The SABRE session entitled 'AS-04: Morphing Rotor Blades' was chaired by Dr Benjamin Woods from the Bristol Composites Institute, and it took place on 8 January between 2.30 pm and 5.30 pm. The SABRE consortium presented 6 technical papers. There was also an additional technical paper presented on 7 January at 10.30 am in the SD-05 Structural Dynamics of Beams and Plates session.

The Morphing Rotor Blades special session was well attended, and it generated great interest and much further discussion.

The papers presented at the conference by members of the SABRE Consortium were as follows:

University of Bristol


TU Delft

TU Munich

Swansea University and University of Bristol

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