IDC Showcase event success1 November 2021The Industrial Doctorate Centre (IDC) in Composites Manufacture held its Showcase event on Tuesday 26 October.
Third international workshop on measuring strength14 October 2021Professor Michael Wisnom of Bristol Composites Institute, together with Professor Yentl Swolfs from KU Leuven and Professor Federico Paris from the University of Seville, organised a successful online workshop on UD Compression Strength on 5 October.
Bristol behind world’s massive egocentric dataset14 October 2021Professor Dima Damen and her group in computer vision are part of an international consortium of 13 universities in partnership with Facebook AI that has built the world’s most diverse egocentric dataset - officially released 14th October.
New Hot Robotics facility to further Nuclear Research5 October 2021A new University of Bristol facility at Fenswood Farm, part of the National Nuclear User Facility for Hot Robotics (NNUF-HR) officially opens next week. There are 4 partners including Bristol (UK Atomic Energy Authority, National Nuclear Laboratory and The University of Manchester), each offering equipment and test spaces.
New leadership for the Bristol Composites Institute14 September 2021Professor Michael Wisnom will step down from his role as Director of the Bristol Composites Institute in September 2021. The Institute welcomes new co-directors, Professor Ole Thomsen and Professor Stephen Hallett.
ACCIS CDT student wins award at the 48th World Polymer Congress1 July 2021Konstantina Kanari, a final year PhD student from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT), won the "Outstanding Online Short Talk Award" at the MACRO 2020+ World Polymer Congress in May
Successful online workshop on Tensile Strength22 April 2021Professor Michael Wisnom, Director of the Bristol Composites Institute, together with Professor Yentl Swolfs from KU Leuven and Professor Federico Paris from the University of Seville, organised a successful online workshop on Tensile Strength on 23 March.
Successful ACM5 Symposium on Automated Composites Manufacturing21 April 2021The Bristol Composites Institute and National Composites Centre (NCC) recently hosted a special programme of on-line keynote presentations and a panel discussion to explore the hot topics in advanced automated composites manufacturing. This was the first time the biennial ACM symposium was held as a virtual event.