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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone out there. 2014 was a great year for the world of composites and we welcome 2015 with open arms. What exciting advancements in composite materials await us in the new year!?

Leyla Farhang external Ph.D. thesis defence

Leyla Farhang externally defended her Ph.D. thesis titled “Void Evolution and Gas Transport in Out-of-Autoclave Processing of Prepregs” on September 18, 2014. Since joining the group in 2009, her time was spent determining primary gas evacuation processes in out-of-autoclave processes based on time scale analysis, characterizing bulk porosity during the cure cycle of composite laminates […]

New graduate student opportunity

We are currently seeking applications for doctoral level graduate students. For more information please see our Careers page.

Prof Anoush Poursartip receiving the ASTM International Wayne W. Stinchcomb Award in San Diego, California, USA. Prof Anouh Poursartip (left) reciving the ASTM International Wayne W. Stinchcomb Award in San Diego, California, USA.

Anoush Poursartip honoured with the ASTM International Wayne W. Stinchcomb Award

Dr Anoush Poursartip, Director of the Composites Research Network, and Professor in the Department of Materials Engineering at the University of British Columbia has been awarded the ASTM International Wayne W. Stinchcomb Memorial Lecture and Award at the American Society for Composites 29th Technical Conference, 16th US-Japan Conference on Composite Materials and ASTM-D30 Meeting which took place September 8-10, […]

10th Canada-Japan Workshop on Composites – August 19th-21st, 2014

10th Canada-Japan Workshop on Composites – August 19th-21st, 2014

The Composites Research Network (CRN) is hosting the 10th Canada-Japan Workshop on Composites in Vancouver on August 19th-21st, 2014. For more information please visit the Canada-Japan workshop website.

Government of Canada announces funding for the Composites Research Network at UBC

Government of Canada announces funding for the Composites Research Network at UBC

The pan-western Composites Research Network (CRN) is a major new initiative to support the transition of composites design and manufacturing capability, in the form of knowledge based best practice documents, to the industrial base in British Columbia and Western Canada. Working closely with a number of organizations across the west, the CRN will bridge the […]