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Ultra Precision Engineering Conference

The Ultra Precision Engineering Conference organised by the 2015/16 cohort of MRes students took place on 9 May at the Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge.

The annual event showcased advances in ultra precision engineering in fields such as aerospace, medical devices, metrology, non-conventional processes and photonics.

The students were set the challenge of sourcing speakers, a venue, managing a budget and recruiting attendees.


Derryck Reid, Heriot-Watt University – Femtosecond Lasers for Precision Frequency and Distance Metrology

Martin Agnew, Airbus Defence & Space, Challenges and Opportunities for Ultra Precision in a Space & Aerospace Context

Martin O'Hara, Cranfield University, Introduction to Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Ultra Precision

Peter Gnauck, Carl Zeiss, Helium Ion Microscopy: High Resolution Imaging and sub‐10 nm Nanostructuring

Roy Harris, Coherent, Ultrafast to Ultraprecision

Paul Shore, NPL, Challenges in Ultra Precision Manufacture

Conference Programme

Attendee List

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