Professor Andrew Long FREng
Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Nottingham
Andrew Long is a world-renowned and distinguished pioneer in the design, manufacture and performance of polymer composite materials. He has collaborated extensively and effectively with numerous national and international research groups and with leading companies on the modelling of composite materials and the simulation of their manufacturing processes.
He has led the development of a series of simulation tools and importantly demonstrated their application in design for manufacture for real industrial problems. His TexGen software, which facilitates virtual testing of composite materials, has been downloaded by over 20,000 users worldwide and is used extensively by both industry and academia.