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Prof. Stephen W. Tsai visits Ulster

Stephen W. Tsai, one of the world’s most respected and renowned composite engineers, recently visited Northern Ireland to give a lecture on his work.

Organised by Ulster University and hosted at the Northern Ireland Advanced Composites and Engineering Centre (NIACE) in Belfast, over 50 of Northern Ireland’s most senior engineers from academia and industry came to hear from Stephen W. Tsai, emeritus professor at Stanford University, USA, who has dedicated his entire career to composites research and whose theories and calculations he invented are used to this day.

Dr Edward Archer, Lecturer in Advanced Composites from Ulster University said, “We were delighted to be able to bring Prof. Tsai to Belfast to share his vast experience and knowledge with us. He is a truly inspirational man and has made such a vital contribution to the world of composites research during his long career. At Ulster University we are currently researching some of his theories with our final year project students.”

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