Mon, 26 June, 2023
NSIRC Research & Innovation Conference 2023 Celebrates Outstanding Award Winners
Cambridge, United Kingdom - The NSIRC Research & Innovation Conference 2023 came to an end after an incredible two days of presentations and discussions.
The event was a huge success, with attendees gaining a greater understanding of the latest, industry-led academic research being conducted by NSIRC students at TWI Cambridge.
One of the highlights of the conference was the Awards ceremony, where several outstanding students were recognised for their exceptional research and presentations.
Third-Year PhD Oral Presentation
Congratulations to Magali Rego, winner of the Third-Year PhD Oral Presentation, and Adriana Castro Vargas, the runner-up.
- Introduction of solvent de-curing trigger to enable dissolution of epoxy thermoset – Magali Rego (Winner)
- Real-time optical and electrochemical monitoring of extreme damage tolerant sacrificial coatings – Adriana Castro Vargas (Runner-Up)
Second-Year PhD Oral Presentation
Antonis Dimopoulos was awarded the top prize for his Second-Year PhD Oral Presentation, with David Satterlee being awarded the runner-up prize.
- Multi-response optimisation and web-based visualisation of Ti6Al4V support structures for laser powder bed fusion systems - Antonis Dimopoulos (Winner)
- The optimisation of Ni superalloy coatings using extreme high-speed laser application (EHLA) technology - David Satterlee (Runner-Up)
PhD Poster Presentation
Alice Appleby won the PhD Poster Presentation, and Georgios Kampourakis was named the runner-up.
- Characterisation of powder and hot isostatically pressed Eurofer-97 and PM2000 steels – Alice Appleby (Winner)
- Three–dimensional (3D) printing of continuous carbon fibre reinforced polymer composites – Georgios Kampourakis (Runner-Up)
MSc Poster Presentation
Kwadwo Asamoah took home the top prize for the MSc Poster Presentation, with Mirjalol Jalilov named as the runner-up.
- Repair of steel structures using wire arc direct energy deposition - Kwadwo Asamoah (Winner)
- Conceptual design of hydrogen charging rig for ferritic steels - Mirjalol Jalilov (Runner-Up)
We would like to thank the conference sponsors including AeonX AI, AccentPro, Anglia Ruskin University, The Welding Institute, Brunel University London, Brunel Innovation Centre, Brunel Composites Centre, Carrs Welding Technologies, Central Scanning, Castalia, Goliath Tipper Bodies, Lloyd's Register Foundation, Malvern Panalytical, NquiringMinds, Olympus Innovation, TWI, University of Leicester, the University of Essex and Zentech.
Without the support of our conference sponsors, this event would not have been possible.
Overall, the NSIRC Research & Innovation Conference 2023 was a great success, and we look forward to continuing to promote academia with impact in the years to come.
Congratulations once again to all of our award winners!