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UX special event on Human Factors in Product Design – 14th October 2014 at Hotel du Vin – Brighton
3D printing & laser scanning / bicycle engineering design / my research / news

UX special event on Human Factors in Product Design – 14th October 2014 at Hotel du Vin – Brighton

What a venue, what an event! This month’s UX event in the Hotel du Vin here in Brighton was a pearler! Tim Minor was kind enough to invite Dr Eddy Elton, Cathy Grundy and myself to give a series of talks surrounding the use of Human Factors in Product Design. Eddy gave a great comparison … Continue reading

Chemical sciences in the 21st century: the role of 3D printing workshop April 2014
3D printing & laser scanning / news

Chemical sciences in the 21st century: the role of 3D printing workshop April 2014

Chemical sciences in the 21st century: the role of 3D printing workshop Today I went to a chemistry event on 3D printing up in the prestigious University of Nottingham, held in their new Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Additive Manufacturing. The line-up of speakers was a real who’s who in materials science, chemistry & 3D … Continue reading

Pentagon Plastics: Design for injection moulding masterclass 2014
news / teaching & learning

Pentagon Plastics: Design for injection moulding masterclass 2014

Pentagon plastics visits 12th and 19th March 2014 All images are courtesy of Martyna Konopka and Chloe Fong. Injection moulding is a fascinating technical area. It’s one we hear of constantly in the design world, and for most designers it’s the knee jerk response to the age old “how’s it made?” question when designing anything plastic … Continue reading

Real world FEA and CFD insights – guest lecture by Gary Mcdonald from Trivista
news / parametric analysis & modeling in CAD/FEA

Real world FEA and CFD insights – guest lecture by Gary Mcdonald from Trivista

This morning we had a very special guest, Gary Mcdonald (shown here showing his passion for simulation!) one of the two guru directors from Trivista. Trivista specialise and consult in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) solutions for real world industry applications. Gary went through 4 varied yet insightful case studies from his experience with … Continue reading