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Tool Design Article Published in SAMPE Magazine June 2018
Effect of tool design on thermal management in composites processing: Tooling decisions have a significant impact on the thermal response of composites manufacturing systems at multiple scales. This work highlights broader eff orts to formalize science based composites manufacturing practices to reduce manufacturing risk, cost and development time frames. For full article … TOOL DESIGN

UBC-designed cooler combats vaccine spoilage in developing world
CRN team led by Dr. Goran Fernlund designs a low-cost, low-tech cooler that maintains vaccines at their optimal temperature for up to seven days in the field. This project was in response to a request made by Lise Ellyin, country director for the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) in Mozambique, in collaboration with the […]

Composites Research Network and UBC Innovation
http://nationalpost.com/life/ubcs-stewart-blusson-quantum-matter-institute-pushes-the-boundaries-of-todays-knowledge-to-develop-benefits-of-tomorrow

CRN Doctoral Student featured in National Post article
Janna Fabris, a doctoral student at the Composites Research Network is featured in a National Post article that highlights students whose research could impact critical challenges. http://nationalpost.com/life/five-students-whose-research-could-impact-critical-challenges

Dr. Anoush Poursartip elected a SAMPE Fellow
We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Anoush Poursartip, Professor in the Department of Materials Engineering and Director of the Composites Research Network has been elected a SAMPE Fellow by the Society for Advanced Materials and Process Engineering (SAMPE,www.sampe.org) for distinguished contributions in the fields of materials and processes.  The citation reads:  “Dr. Anoush […]

Graduate student opportunity with the UBC Composites Group
The UBC Composites Group is currently seeking applications for doctoral level graduate students. For more information please see our Careers page.

Anoush Poursartip invited to give the ASTM International Stinchcomb Memorial Lecture
Dr Anoush Poursartip, Director of the Composites Research Network, and Professor in the Department of Materials Engineering at the University of British Columbia has been awarded the ASTM International Wayne W. Stinchcomb Memorial Lecture and Award at the American Society for Composites 29th Technical Conference, 16th US-Japan Conference on Composite Materials and ASTM-D30 Meeting which took […]

Anoush Poursartip invited by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to the tabling of Budget 2014 in Ottawa
Anoush Poursartip, Director of the CRN, was invited by the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, to the tabling of Budget 2014 in the House of Commons on Tuesday, February 11th.  The Composite Research Network was launched in 2012 with the financial support of the Government of Canada through a grant from Western […]

Anoush Poursartip delivers opening plenary address at ICCM19
The Composites Research Network (CRN) recently attended the 19th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM19), held in Montreal, Quebec, from July 28th to

Boeing joins the University of British Columbia in composite materials research
Boeing [NYSE: BA] has become the founding industrial member of the University of British Columbia’s Composites Research Network (CRN), working with Canadian scientists to turn new discoveries in composite manufacturing

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