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International Symposium on Intelligent Aircraft, 2019

25-27 October 2019, Xi'an Jiaotong University. The international symposium on Fluid-Structure Interaction and Bio-inspired Technology (FSI&BT) for Smart Aircraft was set up between the University of Manchester and Xi'an Jiaotong University, first held in Xi'an in 2015, then in Manchester in 2017. In order to further promote international exchange and collaboration amongst the community, the symposium has been renamed the "International Symposium on Intelligent Aircraft", and was this year held in Xi'an. Full details and photos of the event can be found on Xi'an Jiaotong University's website

The Royal Aeronautical Society 7th Aircraft Structural Design Conference

7-9 October 2020, The Unviersity of Limerick. The only conference in Europe dedicated to aircraft structures and materials, will this year address the challenges facing the designers of next generation aircraft. Call for papers now open. Full details can be found on the RAeS Website

RAeS Manchester Branch

The Royal Aeronautical Society Manchester Branch 2019-20 lecture programme continues with the following confirmed events:

"Meggitt into the Future - The ANSTY Project", 14 November 2019, 7:00pm, University of Salford. Speaker: Stephen J. Pilling CEng FRAeS FIMechE, EMEA Meggitt Production System Lead  

"Lightning - Cold War Warrior", 5 December 2019, 7:00pm, University of Manchester, D7 Renold Building. Speaker: Capt. Ian Hollingworth FRAeS

The full RAeS events calendar can be viewed on the society's website

'Silk Road' University Alliance - Aerospace Education Forum

24-25 July 2019, The University of Manchester, George Begg Building.

This two-day event saw invited speakers from the UK and abroad present and discuss education matters related to Aerospace Engineering at graduate and postgraduate level, including student individual and group projects, degree accreditation by professional institutions, national centres for doctoral training (CDT), women in Aerospace, and breaking stereotypes in science and engineering. Read more about the objectives of this event and our "Silk Road" Aerospace University Partners here

Fourth Composites@Manchester Research Workshop

25-26 June 2019, The University of Manchester, Sackville Street Building.

This event runs annually, bringing together early career researchers to share their work in the field of composite materials. More than 80 students, researchers and academics participated in the two-day event, from across the University of Manchester (with representation from the Departments of; Materials, Mathematics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, and Chemical Engineering), and with around a third of delegates coming from academia and industry across the UK, as well as from Ireland, Poland and Germany. Read more in the Department of Materials blog


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