Dr Mihalis Kazilas
Reader & Director of BCC
R&D programmes Director in the field of polymers characterisation and polymer composites manufacturing and joining processes. Creative thinker who enjoys problem solving and able to work with different stakeholders to achieve the optimum results in both technical and managerial environments.
PhD in advanced materials
Director of the Brunel Composites Centre (BCC)
Centre Description: Innovation Centre established in September 2016 by TWI and Brunel University.
Centre vision: Become an internationally renowned centre for composites joining and interfacial phenomena involving composites
Centre Mission and technology remit:
- Study physicochemical phenomena that takes place at the interface of composite materials
- Create solutions for better processing and joining of composites
- De-risk innovation in composites for quick industrial application
Newest selected publications
Omairey, S., Sampethai, S., Hans, L., Worrall, C., Lewis, S., Negro, D., (2021) 'Development of innovative automated solutions for the assembly of multifunctional thermoplastic composite fuselage'. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 117 (5-6). pp. 1721 - 1738. ISSN: 0178-0026 Open Access Linket al.
Omairey, S., Jayasree, N. and Kazilas, M. (2021) 'Defects and uncertainties of adhesively bonded composite joints'. SN Applied Sciences, 3 (9). ISSN: 2523-3963 Open Access Link
Jayasree, N., Omairey, S. and Kazilas, M. (2020) 'Novel multi-zone self-heated composites tool for out-of-autoclave aerospace components manufacturing'. Science and Engineering of Composite Materials, 27 (1). pp. 325 - 334. ISSN: 0792-1233 Open Access Link
Loukodimou, V., Kazilas, MC. and Skordos, AA. (2019) 'Simulation of damage on carbon fibre laminates using the Ladevèze material model'.18th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM-18). Athens, Greece. 1 - 28 June. Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM-18). pp. 1 - 7.Open Access Link
Pouchias, A., Kazilas, M., Cunningham, P. and Stein, J. (2019) 'Development of a flexible dielectric sensor for flow monitoring of the liquid resin infusion process'. Sensors, 19 (23). pp. 5292 - 5292. ISSN: 1424-8220 Open Access Link