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Engineering student wins award for best composites paper

5 February 2015

Broderick Coburn, a PhD student at Bristol's EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science, has received the American Society of Composites Best Student Paper in Composites award.

Coburn won the award for his technical paper and presentation, ‘Buckling analysis and optimization of blade stiffened variable stiffness panels’. The paper forms part of a major research project led by Professor Paul Weaver on Variable Angle Tow composite structures, and was co-written by Professor Weaver and Dr Zhangming Wu.

More details of the award and a link to the winning paper are available in the Faculty of Engineering online news item.

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