10 May 2022, 10:30 - 15:00
05/10/2022 10:30 AM
05/10/2022 03:00 PM
Open Day: Institutes of Energy Futures & Materials and Manufacturing
This event is one of many lively sessions at the Brunel Research Festival in May.
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Join us for a joint Open Day exploring the Institute of Energy Futures, led by Professor Savvas Tassou, and the Institute of Materials & Manufacturing, led by Professor Hamid Bahai.
10:00 Arrival and Refreshments
10:30 Welcome and Introduction to the Institute of Energy Futures – Professor Savvas Tassou (Institute Director)
Welcome and Introduction to the Institute of Materials and Manufacturing – Professor Hamid Bahai (Institute Director)
Clean Energy, Sustainable Growth and Circular and Bio Economies (Parallel Session) Towards Zero Carbon Transport and Power Machinery – Professor Hua Zhao (Vice Provost and Dean of College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences and Director, Centre for Advanced Powertrain and Fuels) Decarbonisation and Digitalisation of Electrical Power Systems – Professor Gareth Taylor (Head of Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering and Director of Brunel Institute of Power Systems) Fundamental and Applied Research into Energy Efficient and Sustainable Technologies – Professor Tassos Karayiannis (Director, Centre for Energy Efficient and Sustainable Technologies) Climate Change Resilient Buildings – Professor Maria Kolokotroni (Director, Centre for Resource Efficient Future Cities)
11:30 Smart Manufacturing and Materials Innovation (Parallel Session) Modelling of Materials on a Mesoscopic Length Scale – Examples of Rapid / Dynamic Processes”– Professor Hamid Assadi (Head of Virtual Engineering Centre and Professor of Solidification) Material Characterisation for Fracture & Damage – Professor Rade Vignjevic (Director of Centre for Assessment of Structures & Materials Under Extreme Conditions) Meeting the Plastics Pact Targets for Food Packaging via Polymer and Luminescent Materials Processing – Dr. George Fern (Director of Wolfson Centre for Sustainable Materials Development & Processing) Applications of subsurface digital twins for integrity assessment of CCS operations – Adrian Rodrigues-Herrera (Manager Subsurface Modelling at Schlumberger)
Networking Lunch and Poster Presentations
Lab Tours, including our: Power Labs; Powertrains Fuels and Heat and Mass Transfer; Experimental Techniques Centre / Wolfson Centre; Centre for Sustainable Energy Use in Food Chains; Brunel Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology; Structures Lab
Please register for this Open Day HERE
This event is one of many lively sessions at the Brunel Research Festival in May. Explore the full programme at brunel.ac.uk/BRF