Leihao Chen Wins Best Student Presentation Award at IRC2019
5 September 2019
Leihao Chen (centre) being congratulated with the other prize winners by Prof Jacques Noordermeer, the Executive Chairman of IRCO (left) and Steve Sheppard, the CEO of Derby Rubber (right), the two prize sponsors.
Leihao Chen won the IRCO Prize for the best student presentation at the International Rubber Conference 2019 for his paper on "Changes in Optical Transmission of a Soft Membrane Using a Dielectric Elastomer Actuator." The judges commented that Leihao's work was not only professionally prepared but it was the most significant breakthrough presented by a student at this annual international conference. Leihao's supervisor, Prof James Busfield commented that the award was an excellent reward for Leihao who has worked diligently on this project for the last three years. #IRC2019 @jamesbusfield
Updated by: James Busfield