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  • Pump-priming bid leads way for research into structurally and functionally enhanced composites 2 February 2016 Researchers in the Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation and Science (ACCIS) have been awarded a pump-priming grant of £4.9K from the Faculty of Engineering Research Pump Priming Fund to bring together two novel concepts in composites manufacture which have the potential to generate exceptional composite properties.
  • ACCIS CDT triumphs for third consecutive year in best student paper awards 29 January 2016 Eric Eckstein, a PhD student in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT), has won the prestigious Jefferson Goblet award for overall best student paper at the 57th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conerence. Held this year in San Diego, USA, in conjunction with the SciTech Forum and Exposition, this event is the largest aerospace gathering in the world.
  • ACCIS CDT student breaks new ground with 3D printing technique 20 January 2016 A research team in the Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation and Science (ACCIS) has developed a new type of 3D printing that can print composite materials which are used in many high performance products such as tennis rackets, golf clubs and aeroplanes.
  • Director of Research and Technology at Rolls-Royce plc visits the Composites University Technology Centre (UTC) in ACCIS 19 January 2016 On 11th January 2016, Professor Ric Parker CBE, Director of Research and Technology at Rolls-Royce plc, visited the Composites University Technology Centre (UTC) at the Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation and Science.
  • ACCIS welcomes new staff to its support team 14 January 2016 ACCIS are pleased to welcome three new members of staff to its Research and Postgraduate Training Support team
  • ACCIS CDT public engagement - design competition results 12 January 2016 Students from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT) recently took part in a competition to design a suite of promotional banners to support future public engagement activities.
  • ACCIS CDT student wins prestigious best paper award 6 January 2016 Rainer Groh, a PhD student in the Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT) and his supervisor Prof. Paul Weaver have been awarded the Collier Research HyperSizer/AIAA Structures Best Paper Award at the AIAA SciTech 56th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference.
  • Successful IEEE World Forum on IoT Conference for Bristol 16 December 2015 CSN strong presence at IEEE World Forum on Internet on Things
  • Professor David Smith, 1951-2015 10 December 2015 David Smith, Professor of Engineering Materials at Bristol, died last month.
  • ACCIS CDT Inter-cohort design challenge 27 November 2015 Five elite teams from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT) competed in a high stakes design-build-destroy engineering challenge on the afternoon of Friday, November 20. The inter-cohort event entitled ‘Highway to shell’ saw students come together to build some beautifully engineered and (nearly) indestructible structures.
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