Organization of the Meeting

Representatives from the engineering and scientific communities in academia, industry and government will form the Meeting Advisory Panel. They will guide the organization and provide input, by identifying and aiding in the selection of the key players and papers, and by advising on the content of the Meeting, for example.

Principal Organizers

Dr Peter W R Beaumont, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.

Prof Young Kwon, US Naval Postgraduate School , Monterey , USA.

International Meeting Advisory Panel

Prof David Allen, University of Nebraska, USA, Prof Ken Ashbee, former Distinguished Professor, University of Tennessee, USA, Dr A Bogdanovich, 3-TEX Inc, USA, Dr Philippe Boisse, Laboratoire de Mécanique des Contacts et des Solides, France, Prof. Tsu-Wei Chou, University of Delaware, Dr B Cox, Rockwell Scientific, USA, Prof Klaus Friedrich, Institute for Composite Materials (IVW), University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, Prof Geoffrey Gibson, University of Newcastle, UK, Dr Felicity Guild, Queen Mary College, University of London, UK, Prof Paul Hogg, Queen May College, London University, UK, Prof E V Iarve, Dayton Research Institute, USA, Dr Alastair Johnson, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany, Prof Frank Jones, University of Sheffield, UK, Dr Cyrill Khvostunkov, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, Prof. Frank Ko, Drexel University, USA, Prof David Kranbuehl, College of William and Mary, USA, Prof Young W Kwon, Postgraduate Naval School, USA, Prof Paul Lagace, MIT, USA, Prof L A Louca, Imperial College, UK, Dr S A Lurie, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, Dr L N McCartney, National Physical Laboratory, UK, Dr Sergei T Mileiko, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, Dr Kevin O'Brien, NASA, USA, Dr Martyn Pavier, University of Bristol, UK, Prof Anthony K Pickett, Cranfield University, UK, Prof A Poursartip, UBC, Canada, Prof Ryszard Pyrz, Aalborg University, Denmark, Prof Ken Reifsnider, University of Connecticut, USA, Prof Karl Schulte, Technical University, Hamburg-Harburg, Germany, Prof Vadim V Silberschmidt, Loughborough University, UK, Prof J Sinke, University of Delft, Nederlands, Prof Costas Soutis, University of Sheffield, UK, Prof Ramesh Taljera, Texas A & M, Prof T E Tay, National University of Singapore, Prof John Whitcomb, Texas A & M, USA, Prof Michael R Wisnom, University of Bristol, UK, Prof Robert Young, University of Manchester, UK.