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Dr Ben K S WoodsB.S. (Maryland), M.S. (Maryland), Ph.D (Maryland)

Lecturer in Aerosopace Structures

Benjamin King Sutton Woods

Dr Ben K S WoodsB.S. (Maryland), M.S. (Maryland), Ph.D (Maryland)

Lecturer in Aerosopace Structures

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Dr. Woods is a Lecturer in the Aerospace Engineering Department at Bristol University.  His research focuses on the development of novel structural solutions to challenging problems in aerospace engineering.   This includes a broad range of work on morphing and adaptive aerostructures, development of low cost, ultra-efficient wound composite truss structures, novel energy storage and actuation methods, and reusable composite tooling solutions.   The research undertaken by Dr. Woods is concept driven and spans a range of disciplines including structures, aerodynamics, mechanics, kinematics, materials, optimization and design.  He uses a variety of analytical, numerical, and experimental tools and techniques to guide technologies from initial conception through increasing levels of technology readiness with a constant view towards commercialization and real world use.

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  • ACCIS Core Team

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Postal address:
Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS)
University of Bristol
Queen's Building
University Walk
Bristol
United Kingdom