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AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY NATIONAL MEETING – SAN FRANCISCO

By Emily Radley. The 253rd ACS National Meeting had almost 19,000 attendees and featured over 7000 talks. It’s unsurprising with this number of talks available to attend, the diversity of presentations was incredible. Being a member of the Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering (PMSE) division, meant this is where I spent the majority of my time, …

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INDUCTION 2016

By Caitlin McCall Starting our Engineering Doctorate, on the 19th of September 2016 we were invited to Bay Campus for the M2A Induction Event.  Divided into 3 streams, Functional Coatings, Advanced Materials and Manufacturing, and Computational Modelling, we received our induction packs for the following months. During the morning, the new cohort met the friendly …

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M2A ANNUAL TOUR

On Monday 18th July the 2015 M2A cohort travelled up to Birmingham for the annual tour of prominent UK industrial sites. The first site earmarked for invasion by the Swansea contingent was the JCB factory in Staffordshire where we learnt how, from simple beginnings, one man’s vision transformed the face of manufacturing in the UK. …

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IJMUIDEN VISIT

My project is to model the vapour deposition in a Physical Vapour Deposition (PVD) Process in CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics), currently in development in Tata Steel in Ijmuiden in Netherlands as a new galvanising technique to coat strip products. My project recently hit a new peak as I got to visit the PVD facilities in …

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CORROSION SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM (5-6TH SEPTEMBER 2016)

The location could not have been better for Swansea University to host the 57th Corrosion Science Symposium (CSS). Our new nest for knowledge, situated on the ocean front, and landmark for Swansea’s innovation quarter: the Bay Campus. CSS is an annual event, launched in 1960 by the revered Professor L.L. Shreir as an occasion for young …

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