Add to Calendar Europe/London DD/MM/YYYY 20/11/2018 09:1520/11/2018 15:30Research ForumPrince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5DG

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This event is an excellent opportunity to find out more about the world-class engineering research that is being funded by the Academy’s wide range of programmes.

Awardees from across the portfolio of Academy research schemes will exhibit posters and demos throughout the day. Showcase sessions will also take place in themed exhibition spaces for attendees to explore areas of industrially-relevant research in more depth.

The focus of the showcase sessions will be important technologies identified in the government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, including:

  • Digital technologies
  • Manufacturing and advanced materials
  • Healthcare engineering
  • Smart infrastructure and clean technology
  • Robotics, space and quantum technologies

Programme

9.15am Registration, tea and coffee
9.50am

Welcome address

Professor Dame Ann Dowling OM DBE FREng FRS, President, Royal Academy of Engineering

10.05am

Opening talk

Baroness Julia Brown of Cambridge DBE FREng FRS 

10.20am

Overview of the Academy's research programmes

Professor Sir Jim McDonald FREng FRSE, Chair, Research Committee and Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Strathclyde

10.35am

Keynote lecture

Professor Chris Fowler, Head of Financial Costing Manufacturing, Airbus

10.50am Tea and coffee break
11.05am Showcase sessions
12.00pm Lunch
1.00pm

Keynote lectures

Professor Weijia Yuan, RAEng Research Fellow, University of Strathclyde

Professor Eileen Harkin-Jones OBE FREng, Bombardier and RAEng Research Chair, University of Ulster

1.40pm

Presentations by research awardees

Professor Stephen Roberts FREng, Man Group and RAEng Research Chair, University of Oxford

Dr Trung Duong, RAEng Research Fellow, Queen’s University Belfast

Dr Amanda Foust, RAEng Research Fellow, Imperial College London

Professor Brian Falzon, Bombardier and RAEng Research Chair, Queen’s University Belfast

Dr Chengfeng Li, Industrial Fellow, Swansea University

Dr Dimitrios Gerogiorgis, Industrial Fellow, University of Edinburgh

2.30pm

Closing remarks

Professor Sir Jim McDonald FREng FRSE, Chair, Research Committee and Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Strathclyde

3.30pm Close

This event is free of charge to attend. For more information, please contact Jorge Ospina, Programme Officer, Research Programmes.