Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering

SAMPE UK & Ireland Chapter

SAMPE is Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering.

The society, formed originally in the US, is now globally recognised as the leading professional body for engineers and technologists associated with advanced materials and processes, in particular those based on high performance composite materials.

SAMPE is active in Europe through SAMPE Europe and in the UK and Ireland via the SAMPE UK & Ireland Chapter.

Upcoming Conferences

Southampton, September 2018

SE Summit Conference Paris, 11th March 2019

Membership

SAMPE has grown to become the leading professional body worldwide concerned with materials and process engineering. Join more than 15,000 existing members spread across 40 individual membership chapters worldwide.

Benefits

  • Professional recognition
  • Training and career development opportunities
  • Conferences, workshops, industry visits
  • Publication in SAMPE journals
  • Networking opportunity
  • Student activities, awards and travel grants
  • Travel grants for young members

SAMPE UK & Ireland Chapter Calendar

Upcoming Events
  • SAMPE Europe 18, Southampton, 11-13 September 2018
  • Annual Seminar and Table-top Exhibition, 2019

Recent Events
  • Annual Seminar and Table-top Exhibition, Nottingham, 2018

News bulletin


SAMPE Europe Conference 18: Updates

There has been an excellent respone to the call for papers and the detailed session planning is now under way.

The Tutorials Programme for 11 September is as follows:

  • A Thermoplastic Composites in Aerospace: Materials, Technologies and Applications
    Arnt R Offringa MSc
  • B1 Design and manufacture of large composite structures
    Prof John Summerscales and Dr Richard Cullen
  • B2 Tooling Technologies for Composites Manufacturing: Additive, Metal, Composites, Rubber, Shape Memory, Molds and More
    Dr Scott W. Beckwith

The Plant Visit programme scheduled for 12 September is also finalised. This year the options include an Automotive Special comprising F1 Talks and guided tours of Beaulieu Motor Museum. The Plant Visits are to Formaplex, Sunseeker, GE Aviation Ltd, Ben Ainslie Racing (Jaguar Land Rover BAR), MouldCam and RNLI College. Places on some of these visits are limited, and we would advise delegates to book early to have the best chance of securing their preferred visit.

Both tutorials and plant visits can be selected on Registration.

Travel grants: special deadline of 31 July 2018

We invite Students and Young Researchers to apply for travel grants to attend the SAMPE Europe conference in Southampton. To celebrate this and to support student and young UK and Ireland SAMPE members, there will be three travel grants, worth up to £350.

2018 Student Seminar

The 2018 Student Seminar will be held 5th July, IOM3, London. The event was heavily subscribed, and the deadline for applications to attend has now passed.


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