This course brings together leading speakers from academia across Europe and Industry to deliver an introduction to printable electronics. The summer school takes place at the magnificent new 65 acre Bay Campus and is located right on the beach on the eastern approach to Swansea City and is the home to the Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating based within the College of Engineering. The summer school is organised by Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating (WCPC) in association with icmPrint Limited, using its new comprehensively equipped laboratories.
The course will cover: -
- Design and applications
- All major printing processes (flexo, screen, gravure, pad, offset and inkjet)
- Curing technology
- Characterisation technologies
- Practical sessions
On Monday 10th July in the evening there will be a welcome event to enable you to network with other participants of the summer school.
The cost of the summer school is:
- Associates and additional associate delegates: £325 + VAT per person
- Non Associates: £530 + VAT
- Academic Rate: £325 + VAT
Note: Refreshments and Lunch are incuded in the fee.
Note: Booking of accommodation is the responsibility of the delegate.
To view nearby accommodation around Swansea please go to www.visitswanseabay.com
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Dr. Syrový is author or co-author of more than 25 IF publications (h-index 7) in peer-reviewed journals and he is also the author or co-author of more than 30 contributions at national and international conferences. There are more than 160 citations of his works. He is the author or co-author of functional samples and utility models for production of sensory element, respectively functional layers and structures (antistatic, antimicrobial, security, health care, etc.). He is experienced in R&D in area of functional printing and coating and he also skilled in transfer of printed/coated functionalities to industrial level, including wideweb. Various functional systems such as printed transistors, electrochromic displays, electroluminescent display panels, sensor elements for measuring relative humidity and various gas detection, photovoltaic cells, printed memory elements, different types of conducting, semiconducting and dielectric layers based conductive/semiconductive, dielectric and nanocomposite materials were prepared as part of his research activities. The various types of functionalities were prepared in many cases by own developed printing/coating formulations and technology condition setup. This is also one of the key roles of his participation in the projects and collaboration, i.e. development of printing/coating ink formulations for functional layers given characteristics made by proper printing/coating techniques (screen printing, gravure printing, flexographic printing, pad printing, ink-jet, aerosol jet printing, spray-coating, spin-coating, spiral bar coating, etc.).
He is a member of the OE-A that associates worldwide scientific and industrial organizations in the field of printed electronics. In 2013 got the award of Rector of UPCE for young scientists under 35 years for beneficial cooperation with the printing industry.
Aoife Celoria is involved in R&D and customer applications for Novacentrix initiatives. Her postdoctoral research at UT Austin and UC San Diego focused on the development of electrochemical systems including solid-state batteries and field-deployable sensors. Her Ph.D. research at the University of Oxford involved integration of ionic liquids for commercial toxic gas sensors. She currently serves as an applications engineer at Novacentrix, which is engaged in the development of photonic curing tools and conductive inks towards printable electronics.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gunter Huebner
Since 1999 Prof. Huebner teaches at the University of Applied Science, Stuttgart Media University "Hochschule der Medien" (HdM) in Stuttgart, Germany.
Since 1999 Prof. Huebner teaches at the University of Applied Science, Stuttgart Media University „Hochschule der Medien“ (HdM) in Stuttgart, Germany.
From 2004 till 2014 he was the leader of the HdM study program “Print and Media Technology”. Besides the entire printing technologies and printing processes his specialties in teaching are digital, screen and functional printing.
In 2006 the Institute for Applied Research (Institut für angewandte Forschung – IAF) was founded at the HdM. He took over the leadership of the IAF which is an umbrella organization over meanwhile about 30 research groups within the HdM. His own research group is called “Institute for Innovative Applications of the Printing Technologies” (IAD) and mainly deals with functional and fine line printing. Recent successful developments are printed antennae for automotive applications and screen printing of rechargeable batteries.
Before joining the HdM he worked for about 11 years with the companies AGFA Gevaert AG and DuPont de Nemours as a research and process engineer or system specialist, thus, combining mechanical and process expertise with a well-grounded knowledge in information technologies.
With his PhD-thesis about numerical simulation of ink-splitting processes in printing he 1991 obtained the Dr.-Ing.-title at the Technical University, Darmstadt, the place where he had passed his diploma in mechanical engineering, before.
Dr. Johanna Lahti
Dr. Johanna Lahti has a doctoral degree in Paper Converting and Packaging Technology from Tampere University of Technology (2005). She is currently Senior Research Fellow and Project Manager in Paper Converting and Packaging Technology research group at Tampere University of Technology (TUT). She started her career (1999) by studying dispersion coatings and usage of pigment particles to improve barrier properties. In 2000 she started her doctoral thesis research about digital printing of extrusion coated packaging materials. In the research focus was on improving printability of polymeric surfaces by surface treatment. Since 2005 Dr. Lahti has participated in several national and international projects. Research areas include different topics relating to paper technology, paper converting and packaging technology. These include e.g. (co)extrusion coating, dispersion coating, surface treatments (e.g. plasma, corona, flame), nanoscale thin coatings (e.g. plasma deposition, ALD), substrates for packaging materials (plastic films, fiber-based substrates, coated materials, etc.), and printing technology. She has also coordinated one large-scale FP7 project (PlasmaNice, 2008-2012) with topic Atmospheric Plasmas for Nanoscale Industrial Surface Processing. Currently she is mainly working in FP7 project NanoMend (2012-2015). Nanomend aims to pioneer novel technologies for in-line detection, cleaning and repair of micro and nano scale defects for thin films coated on large area substrates. Examples include thin films used in the production of packaging materials, flexible solar panels, lighting and indoor and outdoor digital signage and displays. Since 2000 Dr. Lahti has supervised several thesis works and produced several conference papers, articles and presentations in the field of paper converting and packaging technology.
Dr. David Galton
David Galton is the European sales director of Asahi Photoproducts. The corporate company Asahi Kasei is based in Japan and its principle business is rooted in industrial chemicals for hydrocarbon technologies.
Galton remains an active researcher and has published numerous technical papers and articles on his research in recent years. He was the past chairman of the EFIA (European Flexographic Industry Association).
His contribution to Education and Training was recognised with the presentation of a gold award for his services to the UK flexographic industry by the EFTA in 2005.
David Galton is a native of London and has worked within the printing industry for his entire industrial career. Since finishing his initial printing education at the London Collage of Printing he went onto gain his PhD at Leeds University. Galton started his industrial career with ILFORD Films. Working in a technical group based in the R&D department, which was tasked with the field application of Rapid Access graphic arts film in the early 1970’s. In the early 1980’s he transferred to Litho Plate technology working with Polychrome. In the mid 1980’s Galton transferred to Asahi Chemical working in the flexographic sector of the printing industry.
Dr. Ian Mabbett
Ian is a senior lecturer in the new chemistry department at Swansea.
Prior to that he was the manager of the Materials and Manufacturing Academy, which incorporates the EPSRC COADTED2 functional coatings centre of doctorate training, of which WCPC is a partner.
Ian has also worked in the SPECIFIC innovation and knowledge centre, with research activities in drying, curing and sintering processes for functional coatings in photovoltaic energy generation and electrochemical energy storage.
Ian has also published papers on rapid sintering of conductive inks for printed electronics with WCPC colleagues.
His background is in the rapid radiative drying and curing of coatings and inks and the study of these processes necessitates expertise in instrumental techniques, particularly spectroscopic techniques, thermal analysis and evolved gas analysis.
Ian holds CChem and CSci status with RSC and CEng status with IOM3, holds FHEA for teaching activities and is a very active STEM ambassador.