Prizes - RDPM 2019

Marko Chorbikj receiving his 'Best Student-Led Research Paper' Award from Dr Allan Rennie

Ilja Asanovic receiving his 'Best Student Presentation' Award from Dr Allan Rennie

16th Conference 

4th - 5th April 2019                     


We are pleased to announce that IN4.0 PLC, a provider of Industry 4.0 training and consultancy services, will be sponsoring this years student prizes. IN4.0 PLC are keen to engage with and help develop students and graduates at all levels, evidenced by their partnerships with higher education institutions across the North West of England, and their close collaboration on-site at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston.


- A £100 cash prize for the best student-led research paper

- A £100 cash prize for the best student presentation at the conference



Thanks to our sponsor IN4.0 PLC, we are pleased to confirm the RDPM2019 Prize Winners as follows:


Best Student-Led Research Paper:

2nd Place (Runner Up) - Aurihona Wolff, Munitions Safety Information Analysis Centre (MSIAC), NATO HQ, Belgium / ENSTA Bretagne Engineering School, France with 'Additive Manufacturing Processes Applied to Energetic Materials'


1st Place - Marko Chorbikj, Institute of Materials and Manufacturing / Design Department, Brunel University London, UK with 'Design for Additive Manufacturing Considerations for 3D Printing of Conductive Tracks using Fused Filament Fabrication'

Best Student Presentation:

3rd Place - Gunpreet Oberoi, Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Medical University of Vienna, Austria for her presentation entitled 'Additive Manufacturing: A Growing Platform to Replace, Reduce and Refine Animal Experiments'


2nd Place - Zhanyan (Dennis) Xu, School of Mechanical Aerospace and Civil Engineering, Manchester University, UK for his presentation entitled '3D Biocompatible and Biodegradable Nerve Scaffolds'


1st Place - Ilja Asanovic, Wales Centre for Batch Manufacture, University of Wales, UK for his presentation entitled 'Development of a Systematic Design Procedure to Support the Digitised Upper-Limb Splinting Approach'