Creating Lighter, More Durable Advanced Materials for Transport Applications

Advanced materials are critical cornerstones of innovation for transport applications and progress. With end users and materials designers focusing on creating lighter, more durable solutions for automotive, aerospace, and marine applications there is huge scope and vast amounts of work being done to develop new materials. This session will explore new innovations and processes and their impact on industry efficiency and performance.

Questions for discussion:

  • What advancements are being made in lightweight, durable materials for transport? 
  • How do these materials enhance efficiency and performance in automotive and aerospace? 
  • What are the key challenges in adopting these new materials in mainstream transport applications?

Confirmed Talks

Multifunctionalisation of Ceramic Coatings for Corrosion Protection of Light Alloys

  • Dr. Beatriz Mingo, Senior Lecturer and Royal Academy of Engineering; Fellow, University of Manchester, Henry Royce Institute (a) 


Delivering Net Zero Aircraft Technologies Today and for the Future

  • Stephen Kyle Henney, MD, TISICS