Faculty of Engineering Research and Industry Reception

25 February 2013, 3.00 PM

Venue: Merchant Venturers Building Atrium, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UB

This event showcased Faculty of Engineering research to industry. 

From 3-7pm all Faculty research groups had a display stand in the MVB Atrium and there was a series of talks (3-4.15pm) aimed at engaging industry with Faculty research (see below).

At 5pm, there was a welcome from Professor David Clarke, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor Nishan Canagarajah, Dean of Engineering. 

Followed by a buffet dinner and networking event.

150 engineering industrial visitors and over 100 University staff attended the event.

Section 1: General Engagement
Time Speaker Title Location
3.00 - 3.05pm Prof Nishan Canagarajah (Dean) Welcome from the Dean of Engineering MVB 1.11
3.05 - 3.15pm Prof Paul Weaver (Faculty Research Director) Overview of engaging with the Faculty’s Research (PDF, 605kB) MVB 1.11
3.15 - 3.25pm Dr John McWilliams (Industrial Liaison Manager) Engaging with Engineering and Computer Science students (PDF, 1,036kB) MVB 1.11
Section 2: Faculty Research
Time Speaker Title Location
3.25 - 3.35pm Prof Ian Bond  Composites (PDF, 1,458kB) MVB 1.11
3.35 - 3.45pm Prof Dimitra Simeonidou              High Performance Networks (PDF, 2,101kB) MVB 1.11
3.45 - 3.55pm Prof Thorsten Wagener Water and Environment (PDF, 1,617kB) MVB 1.11
3.55 - 4.05pm Prof Bruce Drinkwater Ultrasonics and Non-Destructive Testing  (PDF, 1,347kB)    MVB 1.11
4.05.- 4.15pm Prof Dave Bull Visual Information Laboratory (PDF, 3,822kB) MVB 1.11

At 5.00pm, Professor Eric Thomas, Vice-Chancellor and Professor Nishan Canagarajah will launch the networking and drinks reception in Merchant Venturers Building Lower Atrium.

To see copies of the presentations from the event, please click on the links in the above tables.