Advanced Aerospace Structures: the Environmental Challenges for Sustainability

Posted on Monday, April 16th, 2012 in Event, Polymer conferences| Share this article

IMechE Aerospace Division has organised a unique one day event with prestigious invited speakers in the field of environmentally improved aerospace structures. The registration fee including catering is £45 + VAT per delegate, and is open to all. The meeting will be held on Tuesday 24th April at the Knowledge Transfer Centre, AMRC with Boeing, The University of Sheffield. Delegates should register at the IMechE.

The event will include a tour of the facilities at AMRC with Boeing.

The invited lectures include:

  • ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES IN AEROSPACE Roger Gardner, Aviation Environmental Expert, Omega
  • ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY ADVANCED MATERIAL Professor Panos Tsakiropoulos, Professor of Metallurgy and POSCO Chair in Iron and Steel Technology, The University of Sheffield
  • DESIGN FOR ENVIRONMENT WITHIN AIRBUS Gael Sarrieu, Environment Health & Safety Materials Specialist, Airbus UK
  • RECYCLING OF ADVANCED COMPOSITES Dr Thomas Turner, Principal Research Fellow, The University of Nottingham
  • BIOFUELS Professor Chris Wilson, Director of Resources, Chair of Departmental Resources Committee, The University of Sheffield
  • SELF-HEALING TECHNOLOGIES IN AEROSPACE Professor Sybrand van der Zwaag, Director of the Delft Centre for Materials, Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands
  • ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES IN MANUFACTURING Richard Scaife, Director of Composite Centre, Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing
  • AERO-ENGINE TECHNOLOGY – OUR PART IN SUSTAINABLE AVIATION GROWTH Jon Hart, Environmental Strategy Manager for Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace, Rolls-Royce
  • LIFE-CYCLE ANALYSIS IN AEROSPACE STRUCTURES Professor Alma Hodzic, Research Director of Advanced Manufacturing Institute, AMRC with Boeing, The University of Sheffield
  • UNDERSTANDING AVIATION EMISSIONS ON THE GLOBAL LEVEL Lynnette Dray, Senior Research Associate,  The University of Cambridge

To register, please visit the IMechE. Please contact Prof Alma Hodzic for more information.