Poster presentation at CMG start-up meeting
On 09.09.2022, the start-up meeting of the Composites Material Group (CMG), a globally recognized center for composite materials research that was started in 1982, took place. Project results of the Athens project were shared via a poster presentation.
As a member of the Composites Material Group (CMG) within KU Leuven, research results of the ATHENS project were presented during one of the foreseen poster sessions. The work on the mechanical characterization of adhesive bonds, focusing on the effect of global effects such as fiber volume fraction and aspect ratio, but also more local effects such as fiber orientations and local orientations depending on the manufacturing process was presented. (https://www.mtm.kuleuven.be/en...)
KU Leuven participated in the Adhesion 2022 conference that took place in the Technology & Innovation center of the University of Strathclyde's in Glasgow (UK).
On September 14-15, the '6ème colloque fibers naturelles et polymères' took place at the Center de Congress de l'Aube at Troyes. Here the work within the ATHENS project within KU Leuven in connection with characterizing the bio-fibre filled composites presented by means of a poster presentation.
On May 17-18, 2022, the SAMPE Benelux Spring meeting 2022 took place in Enchede. PhD student Sofie Verstraete participated in the SAMPE Benelux student competition within the project partner KU Leuven, where the award for best (PhD) student presentation was won.