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A series of lectures and presentations on materials engineering and technology topics, provided by the Cambridge and Anglian Materials Society, which is the local group affiliated to the Institute of Materials, minerals and Mining (IOM3).

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0 upcoming talks and 35 talks in the archive.

Silk - the physics behind the function

Presentation at 6:30 pm, light refreshments from 6:00 pm. These talks are open to anyone with an interest in the topic.

UserDr. Peter Laity. Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Sheffield.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge. CB3 0FS.

ClockThursday 21 April 2016, 18:00-20:00

A Match Made in Heaven: Materials Science and Archaeology in the studies of Invention and Innovation of the Earliest Eurasian Metallurgy

Presentation at 6:30 pm, light refreshments from 6:00 pm. These talks are open to anyone with an interest in the topic.

UserDr. Miljana Radivojevic. Anniversary Research Fellow, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge. CB3 0FS.

ClockTuesday 01 March 2016, 18:00-20:00

Smart infrastructure and construction - the challenges and opportunities for the use of sensors in monitoring infrastructure and construction

These talks are open to anyone with an interest in the topic.

UserDr. Jennifer Schooling, Director of the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC).

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge. CB3 0FS.

ClockThursday 18 February 2016, 18:00-20:00

Extremely Complex Problems in Metallurgy

This is an open lecture. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be available from 18:00.

UserProfessor Sir Harry Bhadeshia, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge. CB3 0FS.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2015, 18:30-20:00

The prospects for thin film PV solar energy in a world dominated by crystalline silicon

Light refreshments available from 19:00. These talks are open and all are welcome.

UserProfessor Stuart Irvine, Director of Centre for Solar Energy Research, Glyndŵr University.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge. CB3 0FS.

ClockTuesday 12 May 2015, 19:30-21:00

Cellulose: Future technology for the world’s most utilised material

Anyone with an interest in the topic is very welcome. Light refreshments available from 19:00.

UserProf Steve Eichorn, Head of Engineering, University of Exeter.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge. CB3 0FS.

ClockThursday 19 March 2015, 19:30-21:00

Signature Materials – metal thieves, your card is marked!

These talks are open to everyone interested in the topic. Light refreshments available from 19:00.

UserDavid W Arthur, Project Manager, Signature Materials, Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge. CB3 0FS.

ClockTuesday 27 January 2015, 19:30-21:00

Biosensors; Past Present and Future: The role of materials over the past two decades - With a look to the future

The lecture is open and anyone with an interest in the subject is welcome. Light refreshments available from 19:00.

UserProfessor Seamus Higson, Head, Cranfield Biotechnology Centre, Cranfield University.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge. CB3 0FS.

ClockTuesday 02 December 2014, 19:30-21:00

Biomaterial Scaffolds

Please register your interest by email, if possible by Friday 14 November 2014, to: Events Coordinator, Society of Biology East Anglia Branch - societyofbiologyea@gmail.com - including your affiliation (Society of Biology / CAMSOC) and a contact number.

UserVarious members of the Cambridge Centre for Medical Materials.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge. CB3 0FS.

ClockTuesday 18 November 2014, 18:30-20:30

Richard III: Wounds, Weapons and Armour

The lecture is open and anyone with an interest in the subject is welcome. Light refreshments available from 19:00.

UserProfessor Sarah Hainsworth, Department of Engineering, University of Leicester.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge. CB3 0FS.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 19:30-21:00

Bugs 'n Steel Afloat and On Shore

Prof. Lindsay Greer has kindly offered to provide a tour of the Department. Please arrive by 6:30 pm if you wish to join the tour. Light refreshments from 7:00 pm. Anyone with an interest in the topic is welcome to attend.

UserDr James Cleland, Camcor.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge. CB3 0FS.

ClockTuesday 20 May 2014, 19:30-21:00

Social Perceptions of Sustainable Materials

Cancelled as speaker is not available

UserSarah Wilkes, Institute of Making, University College London.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge. CB3 0FS.

ClockWednesday 30 April 2014, 19:30-21:00

Welding & Joining Developments in the Aerospace Industry

Joint meeting with Eastern Counties branch of The Welding Institute. Buffet available from 18:00. If attending, please contact Alan Shand (Lloyds Register) Tel: 0207 423 2833 Email: alan.shand@lr.org

UserDr Richard Freeman, TWI Ltd.

HouseG3, Bevan Braithwaite Building, TWI Ltd, Granta Park, Great Abington, Cambridge CB21 6AL .

ClockWednesday 19 March 2014, 18:30-20:00

Realising the SKYLON Spaceplane

Light refreshments available from 19:00. Anyone interested is welcome. Please note the new venue - on the West Cambridge site.

UserMark Hempsell, Reaction Engines.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge. CB3 0FS.

ClockTuesday 21 January 2014, 19:30-21:00

Bubbles-Particles-Capsules-Fibres at all scales!

Anyone interested in the topic is welcome. Light refreshments from 19:00. Note - new venue on West Cambridge site.

UserProf. Mohan Edirisinghe, University College London.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge. CB3 0FS.

ClockWednesday 11 December 2013, 19:30-21:00

More Bang for your Buck – formulation and characterisation of explosive materials

Talk is open to all. Light refreshments from 19:00. Note - new venue on West Cambridge site

UserAnnette Glauser.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge. CB3 0FS.

ClockTuesday 19 November 2013, 19:30-21:00

Richard III: Wounds, Weapons and Armour -CANCELLED DUE TO SPEAKER'S ILLNESS

Note: This meeting will be held at the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy at their new location on the West Cambridge site. Please come along. Anyone with an interest in the topic is welcome. Light refreshments available from 19:00.

UserProf. Sarah Hainsworth, Department of Engineering, University of Leicester.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge. CB3 0FS.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2013, 19:30-21:00

Energy saving when manufacturing high value castings

Our talks are open to all with an interest in the topic. Light refreshments will be available from 7:00 pm.

UserProf. Mark Jolly, Cranfield University.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ.

ClockWednesday 17 April 2013, 19:30-21:00

The Next Generation of Lighting for our Homes and our Health

Our meetings are open to anyone with an interest in the topic. Light refreshments available from 19:00

UserProfessor Sir Colin Humphreys.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2013, 19:30-21:00

Intelligent Nanomaterials - Will It Answer Energy Problems?? And What Policies Will Make Them Attractive For Commercialisation.

Talks open to anyone with an interest in the topic. Light refreshments available from 19:00.

UserBy Dr. Satheesh Krishnamurthy, Open University.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2013, 19:30-21:00

Multi-scale Mechanics in Tendon: Understanding Structure-Function Optimisation

Light refreshments from 19:00. Open to anyone with an interest in the topic.

UserDr Hazel Screen, Institute of Bioengineering, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ.

ClockTuesday 04 December 2012, 19:30-21:00

Superconducting Spintronics: a tantalizing possibility for dissipation-free logic

This meeting is open to anyone interested in the topic. Light refreshments will be available from 7:00 pm.

UserDr Jason Robinson, Royal Society University Research Fellow, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2012, 19:30-21:00

High Efficiency III-V Solar Cells: past, present and future

Light refreshments from 19:00. Open to anyone with an interest in the topic.

UserDr Ned J Ekins-Daukes, Imperial College.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ.

ClockThursday 17 May 2012, 19:30-21:00

Engineering challenges in Antarctica

Light refreshments from 19:00. All welcome

UserMike Rose, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ.

ClockWednesday 25 April 2012, 19:30-21:00

Prospects for economic CCS using mineral carbonation

Light refreshments from 19:00. All welcome.

UserMichael Priestnall, Cambridge Carbon Capture Ltd.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ.

ClockThursday 08 March 2012, 19:30-21:00

Thermal Spray Coating Developments at TWI

Light refreshments from 19:00. All welcome.

UserHeidi Lovelock, Section Manager, Surfacing, TWI Ltd.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ.

ClockThursday 08 December 2011, 19:30-21:00

Mixing lightning with water to get the most out of aluminium

Light refreshments from 19:00. All welcome.

UserDr James Curran, Keronite International Ltd and Royal Society Industry Fellow, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ.

ClockTuesday 08 November 2011, 19:30-21:00

Charles Dickens and Victorian Disasters

Light refreshments available from 19:00. All welcome.

UserDr Peter Lewis, Materials Engineering, The Open University.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ.

ClockWednesday 19 October 2011, 19:30-21:00

The evolution of welding engineering: Milestones and lessons

. If you plan to attend, can you please let Philippa Moore know beforehand to help with catering arrangements etc. (tel - 01223 899399; e-mail - philippa.moore@twi.co.uk)

UserDr Richard Dolby OBE, FREng FIMMM HonFWeldI.

HouseTWI, Granta Park, Great Abington, Cambridge CB21 6AL.

ClockWednesday 18 May 2011, 18:30-20:00

Fukushima What went wrong?

All welcome. Light refreshments from 7:00 pm

UserTony Roulstone, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge (formerly Head of Rolls-Royce Nuclear Engineering).

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ.

ClockTuesday 12 April 2011, 19:30-21:00

Residual stresses: their role in structural integrity assessment and advanced techniques for their analysis

Light refreshments available from 7:00 pm

UserProfessor Mike Fitzpatrick, Head of Department of Design, Development, Environment and Materials, The Open University.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ.

ClockThursday 17 March 2011, 19:30-21:00

The Power of Carbon

Light refreshments available from 19:00

UserDr Krzysztof K K Koziol, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ.

ClockTuesday 15 February 2011, 19:00-21:00

Roman Mining Technology in Britain

Light refreshments from 7:00 pm

UserDr Peter Lewis, Reader in Forensic Engineering, Open University.

HouseDepartment of Materials Science and Metallurgy, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QZ.

ClockWednesday 26 January 2011, 19:30-21:00

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