MARINCOMP Researchers attend Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions event

Four MARINCOMP Researchers attend Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions event in Manchester, UK. The event, held on the 28th-29th July was a satellite event to the European Science Open Forum (ESOF) held in the University of Manchester. In attendance we Dr Vensa Jaksic and Sean McAuliffe of UCC, Dimitrios Mamalis of UEDIN and Dr Zhao of Ulster University. The MARINCOMP research poster was also on display at the event.

MARINCOMP Poster on display at event

MARINCOMP Poster on display at event

MARINCOMP presents at Kyoto Conference

MARINCOMP researchers Prof Conchúr Ó Brádaigh and James Maguire presented a paper at the 13th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-13), Kyoto, Japan, July 2016.  Prof Ó Brádaigh was also on the Scientific Committee for the conference. The details of the paper are as follows:

  • Maguire, J., Simacek, P. , Advani, S. ( University of Delaware, United States) and Ó Brádaigh, C.M, “Through-thickness resin flow and heat transfer modelling of partially impregnated composite materials for thick-section parts”, Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-13), Kyoto, Japan, July 2016


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MARINCOMP Researchers attend Qatar Workshop

Dr Alistair McIlhagger and Dr Edward Archer of University of Ulster attended a 3-day workshop “Sustainable Materials and Materials for Sustainability” held on May 8-10 at Qatar University which brought together over 50 experienced and early career researchers from multidisciplinary backgrounds such as materials science, chemistry, engineering, and energy and environment. The workshop was co-organized by CAM and Ulster University under the Qatar-UK Research Networking Programme, and sponsored by British Council and Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) in collaboration with UK Science and Innovation Network and UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. For more information click here.

Dr Alistair McIlhagger presents on the MARINCOMP project at the workshop.

Dr Alistair McIlhagger presents on the MARINCOMP project at the workshop.

MARINCOMP present paper at ICCM20

UCC PhD Candidate and MARINCOMP researcher James Maguire presented at the 20th Internaltional Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM20). The conference was held in Copenhagen, Denmark between the 19th and 24th July 2015. James’ paper entitled “RESIN CHARACTERISATION FOR NUMERICAL MODELLING OF THROUGH-THICKNESS RESIN FLOW DURING OOA PROCESSING OF THICK-SECTION WIND OR TIDAL TURBINE BLADES” was co-written by MARINCOMP researchers Prof Conchúr Ó Brádaigh (UCC) Derrick Doyle, Mark Logan (both Eirecomposites) and Ananda Roy (ICOMP).

MARINCOMP memebers James Maguire and Prof Conchúr Ó Brádaigh at ICCM20.

MARINCOMP represented at opening of research facility

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. has officially opened the UCC Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy, which will provide Ireland with world-class infrastructure for renewable energy and maritime research to power the ‘blue economy’. The 4,700m squared five storey building features state-of-the-art wave simulators, test tanks, workshops and offices. MARINCOMP was represented on the day by Prof Conchúr Ó Brádaigh, Principle Investigator of MARINCOMP and Director of MaREI.

There was a poster display on the day which included the MARINCOMP research poster.

Opening Day

Left to Right: Dr. Valerie Cummins (IMERC), Prof Conchúr Ó Brádaigh (MARINCOMP/MaREI/UCC), Minister Alex White TD , EU Commissioner Karmenu Vella, Minister Simon Coveney TD, Taoiseach Enda Kenna TD, Prof Mark Ferguson (SFI), Prof Tony Lewis (MaREI/UCC), Sean Kelly MEP, Dr Michael Murphy (President, UCC).

MARINCOMP Steering Group meet to discuss progress and future plans, May 2015 in Dublin

The MARINCOMP Steering Group met in Dublin on Thursday 21st May 2015. This meeting was attended by all project partners. Items for discussion included updates on technical report, upcoming secondments and outreach activities.

Meeting May 2015

Members of MARINCOMP Consortium. Seated: Mr Takuya Karaki (Toary CFE), Dr Alistair McIlhagger (University of Ulster), Mr Tomas Flanagan (EireComposites Teo), Mr Cian O’Bradaigh (EireComposites), Prof Conchur O’Bradaigh (University College Cork). Standing: Dr Edward Archer (University of Ulster), Mr Derrick Doyle (EireComposites)