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

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


For further information, contact:
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