About the organisers

10-13 July 2018, Hilton Manchester Deansgate, Manchester, UK 


The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing is an internationally recognised focal point for CM and NDT and it is the professional institute for all those engaged in CM and NDT in the UK. It is concerned with education, training, certification and the advancement of science and practice of the subjects. www.bindt.org

Local Organising Committee

I Antoniadou, University of Sheffield
K Atherton, Airbus
K Cambridge, BINDT
F Cegla, Imperial College, London
F Ciampa, University of Bath
D Crivelli, Cardiff University
E Cross, University of Sheffield
P Fromme, University College, London
M Gresil, University of Manchester
K Hickman, BINDT
P Kolbe, BINDT
Y Lu, University of Edinburgh
S Massam, BAE
S McNally, BINDT
P Omezetter, University of Aberdeen
G Pierce, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Z Sharif Khodaei, Imperial College, London
C Soutis, University of Manchester
T Waters, University of Southampton


International Scientific Committee

Chair of the conference: Professor Constantinos Soutis
(UoM – Aerospace Research Institute)
Co–chair: M Gresil

Nik Rajic
G. Akhras, Royal Military College, Canada
Y.Q. Ni, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Z. Su, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Shenfang Yuan, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
J. Kullaa, Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Finland
B. Chapuis CEA, France
V. Le Cam, IFSTTAR, France
Laurent, Mevel, Inria
M. Salvia, Ecole Centrale Lyon, France
C. Boller, Saarland University, Germany
C.-P. Fritzen, University of Siegen, Germany
W. Habel, BAM Berlin, Germany
S. D. Fassois, University of Patras, Greece
C.Papadimitriou, University of Thessaly, Greece
D. Saravanos, University of Patras, Greece
M. Tur, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
F. Casciati, University of Pavia, Italy
A. Cusano, Unversity of Sannio, Italy
M. Giordano, University of Naples, Italy
L. Lecce, University of Napoli, Italy
D. Zonta, University of Trento, Italy
N. Takeda, University of Tokyo, Japan
J. Holnicki-Szulc, IFTR Warsaw, Poland
W. Ostachowicz, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
W.J. Staszewski, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
T. Uhl, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Hoon Sohn, Professor at KAIST institute
A. Güemes, UPM, Spain
J. Rodellar, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
T. Stepinski, Uppsala University, Sweden
Eleni Chatzi, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
P. Cawley, Imperial College, UK
Peter Foote, Cranfield University
C. Paget, Airbus Operations, UK
S.G. Pierce University of Strathclyde, UK
F.-K. Chang, Stanford University, USA
V. Giurgiutiu, University of South Carolina, USA
Branko Glisic, Princeton University
D. Stargel, US Air Force, Columbia, USA


For further information, contact:
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