Regional Heat Winner

Sheffield Metallurgical and Engineering Association
28 Feb 2019
Winner James Lennard is congratulated by SMEA President Andrew Kirton-Vaughan

Three contestants from the cities two Universities and one from Doncaster Bramah fought out, what was considered by the audience to be, the best set of lectures ever. To make the judges life difficult they spoke on a diverse spread of topics:

James Lennard. University of Sheffield      

Tungsten for Nuclear Fusion Applications


Helen Elkington  Sheffield Hallam University      

Laser Metal Deposition - Powder to Parts 


Aldo Fernando Gallardo  University of Sheffield      

Transcending Through Cement Research


Eric Pokorny   Doncasterers Bramah          

Jet Engine Exhaust and its Manufacture


After a long discussion the judges awarded James Lennard  the trophy, a cheque for £100 and a place in the regional final