Best Presentation Prize Awarded at PhD Showcase

The winner of the prize, awarded for quality of presentation, content, and delivery, went to Sandira Gayadeen, University of Oxford, for her presentation entitled ‘Synchrotron Electron Beam Control’.  The judges felt that this was a great piece of research clearly explained in the 4 minutes allowed. She beat off stiff competition from 26 other presenters representing 11 Universities.

Three runners-up, highly commended for their presentations were

Kaoru Yamamoto,University of Cambridge: Bounded Disturbance Amplification in Mass Chains

Can Du, University of Bath: Variable Supply Pressure Electro-hydraulic System for Efficient Multi-axis Motion Control

James Trollope, Coventry University: Ethical pre-emptive decision making algorithm inspired by altruism for controlled energy absorption

Programme and presentations can be found under the ‘Events’ menu.

UKACC Day, 23rd October 2014

Royal Society, Carlton Terrace, London

1.00pm   Lunch

2.00pm   PhD Presentation Showcase

6.00 for 6.30pm   UKACC/InstMC Thomson Lecture: ‘From Measurement to Mathematics’ presented by Professor Marcus du Sautoy.  Followed by evening reception.  You must register for the Lecture/Reception using this registration form

Further details:  UKACC Day

PhD students:  please download Presenter Instructions and Template. Deadline for submission of your presentation is Friday 17th October.

We encourage guests from industry to attend the PhD showcase.  Please let us know you are coming at conferences@instmc.org.uk.

Best Presentation Prize awarded at PhD Showcase, 31st October

The winner of the prize, awarded for clarity of presentation content, and delivery, went to Chris Lusty from the University of Bath, presenting his PhD topic ‘Novel Topologies for Active Vibration Management in Flexible Rotors’. The judges felt he was the most successful at conveying his message in the 4 minutes allowed. He beat off stiff competition from 24 other presenters representing 10 Universities.

Three runners-up, highly commended for their presentations were
· Samuel Bemment (Loughborough, ‘REPOINT Phase 2’),
· Sam Jimenez (Bath, ‘Rotor-mounted sensing and actuation for Smart Rotating Machines’),
· Nick Wright (Loughborough, ‘Condition monitoring for a neutral beam heating system’).

Chris Lusty (left) receiving his award from UKACC Chairman, Andrew Plummer

 

 

UKACC Day, 31st October 2013

IMechE, London

2.30pm                 PhD Presentation Showcase: all presentations now available under ‘Events’ menu

6.00 for 6.30pm   UKACC/Mechatronics Forum Lecture: ‘Modelling, Control and Optimisation of Hybrid Vehicles’ presented by Professor Lino Guzzella

Further details:  UKACC Day

PhD students:  please download Presenter Instructions and Template

We are encouraging guests from industry to attend the PhD showcase.  Please register with conferences@instmc.org.uk.