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Professor Geoffrey Mitchell, presented an invited lecture at the International  Plastic Heritage Conference

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Professor Geoffrey Mitchell, vice director of CDRSP , presented an invited lecture at the International  Plastic Heritage Conference held in the Museu des Coches in Lisbon at the end of May 2019.The conference is held every two years by the Plastic Heritage European Association. His talk was titled “85 years of the rise and fall of polyolefins”, charting the progress of the dominant industrial plastics since their accidental discovery [+]

Last week CDRSP received a group of researchers from Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul Turkey led by Professor Cem Akca.

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Last week CDRSP received a group of researchers from Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul Turkey led by Professor Cem Akca. He was accompanied by seven young researchers from the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at the University. They undertook a  tour of the CDRSP research facilities  with the Vice Director of CDSRP, Professor Geoffrey Mitchell and afterwards they met with some of the CDRSP team (Professor Paula Faria [+]

Professor Nuno Alves and Professor Geoffrey Mitchell participated in the 2019 International Workshop on Materials and Design (MatDes 2019)

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

“Over the last weekend in March 2019 which was held at  St Antony’s College, University of Oxford in Oxford, United Kingdom which ran alongside the 9th International Conference on Key Engineering Materials.   Professor Nuno presented CDRSP Work  on “Numerical simulations of new polymer based biomimetic inspired materials” and Professor Geoffrey present recent CDRSP work titled “Designing new Polymer based Biomimetic Inspired Materials using direct digital manufacturing”.  Both attracted [+]

Professor Geoffrey Mitchell, Vice-Director of CDRSP, has accepted the role as the Chair of a new international conference to be held in Lisbon in 2020.

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

This is the annual leading, polymer science and composite materials conference. The conference will be held in the Lisbon historical and financial capital Portugal during February 26-28, 2020. While choosing our venue we kept availability of best possible facilities and ease of access in mind. We hope our attendees will appreciate our selection of venue and date. polymer connect offers a wonderful opportunity for all the Scientists, Academicians, Lab [+]

Volume 890 of Applied Mechanics and Materials has been published by Scientific.Net

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Volume 890 of Applied Mechanics and Materials has been published by Scientific.Net   This Special Volume was edited by the Direction Board of CDRSP, Professor Geoffrey Mitchell, Professor Nuno Alves and Professor Artur Mateus and contains selected papers from the 2nd Edition of the International Conference on Direct Digital Manufacturing and Polymers 2017 held in Marinha Grande. The presented papers consider aspects of using the Direct Digital Manufacturing technologies [+]