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The composite material being exposed to UV light

Composite materials that ‘report’ before they fail

Researchers in Germany have developed a composite that is capable of alerting engineers when it is approaching the point of failing
Erica Gateley and Kate MacGregor

National Technician of the Year and Student Awards

Erica Gateley and Kate MacGregor have both been awarded the IOM3 National Technician of the Year 2012 award
Colin Humphreys with Jan Lewis

Sir Colin Humphreys delivers Finniston Lecture

Former IOM3 president Sir Colin Humphreys presented this year's Finniston Lecture on the subject of gallium nitride LEDs, which were invented 50 years ago this year

Technician of the Year 2012

Kate McGregor, HND Petroleum Engineering, IOM3 Technician of the Year 2012
Interior of a high pressure autoclave for composite material manufacture at the MSSI.

Making an impact - Q&A with the Director of the Materials and Surface Science Institute

Director of The Materials and Surface Science Institute (MSSI) Professor Noel O’Dowd, speaks about medical textiles, optimising composite materials and securing state support

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