JEC World 2018 Hosts Composite Challenge Program For Students

PARIS — March 7, 2018 — With JEC World 2018, JEC Group turns Paris into the world’s capital of composites. This year, JEC Group has launched its latest program, the Composite Challenge, adding it to the dozen or so existing programs and hundreds of organized events. The program gives the floor to 10 Ph.D. students, allowing each one of them five minutes to explain their research project, using a single slide. “Ever faithful to its misson, JEC Group has set up a program based on the fact that scientific research is a powerful innovation driver,” explained JEC Group President and CEO Frédérique MUTEL. “JEC’s team of experts have homed in on the most high-tech trends and knowledge to identify and encourage the sector’s next generation of leaders, thereby creating a new bridge between academics and the industry.”

Composite Challenge: Fuel For Innovation

With an introduction by additive manufacturing expert Dayton Horvath, the ceremony included a session on the fascinating topic of artificial intelligence.
After the promising presentations of the 10 Ph.D.s, this is the public who had the honor to choose Alexandre Mordasini, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne as winner of the first Composite Challenge by voting during the ceremony! He studies discontinuous fiber composite tubes for high-performance applications

Posted March 7, 2018

Source: JEC Group