Composite Award

For published work of particular merit in the field of composites.

Composite Award

The Composite Award is presented annually for published work of particular merit in the field of composites.

The winner receives a certificate and £450.00

Award judges

Nominations for the Composite Award are judged by the British Composites Society Board.

Past Winners

2020
Methods for process-related resin selection and optimisation in high-pressure resin
Mathew Rutt, Constantina (Tina) Lekakou, Paul A Smith, Alessandro Sordon & Ian Hamerton

2019
Progressive failure analysis of carbon-fibre/epoxy composites laminates to study the effect of stitch densities under in-plane tensile loading
Prabij Joshi, Atsushi Kondo & Naoyuki Watanabe

2018
Understanding physical changes and strength loss of Eglass fibres following exposure to elevated temperatures
P G Jenkins

2017
Design, testing and field deployment of a composite clamp for pipeline repairs
W. S. Sum, K. H. Leong, L. P. Djukic, T. K. T. Nguyen, A. Y. L. Leong & P. J. Falzon

2016
Investigations into lightweight solutions for epoxy composite fire property improvement
P. Parlevliet & M. Geistbeck

2015
Effects of stitch density and stitch thread thickness on mode II delamination properties of Vectran stitched composites
J. Herwan, A. Kondo, S. Morooka & N. Watanabe

2014
On crystallisation and fracture toughness of poly(phenylene sulphide) under tape placement conditions
W J B Grouve, G Vanden Poel, LL Warnet & R Akkerman

2013
Compressive behaviour of nanoclay modified aerospace grade epoxy polymer
A. Jumahat, C. Soutis, F. R. Jones & A. Hodzic

2012
Randomly oriented and aligned celluclose fibres reinforced with cellulose manowhiskers, prepared by electrospinning
Dr Kristina Oksman et al 

2011
Unidirectional composite in mechanical fatigue: Modelling debond growth from fibre breaks
A Pupurs & J Varna

2010
Structurally stitched woven performs; experimental characterisation, geometrical modelling and EE analysis
V Koissin, J Kustermans, S V Lomov, I Verpoest, H Nakai, T Kurashiki, K Hamada, Y Momoji & M Zako

2009
Macro- and microdispersion of carbon black in liquid silicone rubbers
H Le, S Ilisch, H Radusch & H Steinberger 

2008
Failure model for phenolic and polyester pultrusions under load in fire
R C Easby, C Konstantis, G La Delfa, V Urso Miano, A Elmughrabi and A G Gibson, A P Mouritz & S Feih 

2007
Polymer nanocomposites: current understanding and issues
Q Yuan & R D K Misra

2005
Fibre orientation structures and their effect on crack resistance of injection moulded transverse ribbed plate
Dr P J Hine, Dr R A Duckett, Dr P Caton-Rose & Professor P D Coates

2004
Modelling residual mechanical properties of polymer composites after fire
A G Gibson, P N H Wright, and Y-S Wu, A P Mouritz, Z Mathys & C P Gardiner

2003
Modelling effects of reinforcement deformation during manufacture on elastic properties of textiles composites
Dr J J Crookston, Dr A C Long, & Dr I A Jones 

2000
R H Martin & B D Davidson

1998
C D Rudd, A C Long, P J Blanchard & P Smith

 

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