Creating a step change in aircraft wing technology



The IET Viscount Nuffield/Mensforth Lecture 2015

5th March 2015 at 17.30
University of Warwick, UK

Join the IET at the University of Warwick on 5th March for a free to attend lecture and learn about the ground-breaking technology used in the production of the wings of Bombardier’s new CSeries aircraft.

image001Gavin Campbell, Director of Design Engineering and Technology Development at Bombardier Aerospace will discuss the unique manufacturing process developed by Bombardier’s Belfast engineers and how the patented Resin Transfer Infusion (RTI) technology has been used to produce aero-structures of this size for the first time.

Gavin Campbell started his career as a Design Engineer at Short Brothers PLC after graduating from the University of Ulster with a BSc in Mechanical Engineering in 1985. He then moved to Bombardier where he progressed through the years starting as Head of Design Quality before undertaking his current role as Director of Design Engineering and Technology Development.

From 1987 – 1990, whilst studying in Europe, Gavin was assigned to Bombardier in Montreal as the Director of Engineering.

Gavin is a member of many engineering groups and institutes, such as the Aerospace Technology Steering Group (UK) and Aerospace Growth Partnership – Aerospace Technology Institute Working Group (UK). He has sat on many different boards as a chair or director, one of them being Aerospace Technology Institute.

In 2014, Gavin Campbell was awarded the IET’s Sir Eric Mensforth International Manufacturing Gold Medal.

The Viscount Nuffield/Mensforth Lecture is free to attend and open to all. Register your place online or call the IET Customer Services team on +44 (0) 1438 765 650/657.

The lecture will be followed by a networking drinks reception, also free to attend. Plus you will receive an hour’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) by attending – certificates of attendance are available upon request.



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