John Summerscales

Academic profile

Professor John Summerscales

Professor of Composites Engineering
School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

The Global Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. John's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 03: SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-beingGoal 04: SDG 4 - Quality EducationGoal 06: SDG 6 - Clean Water and SanitationGoal 07: SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean EnergyGoal 08: SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic GrowthGoal 09: SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and InfrastructureGoal 10: SDG 10 - Reduced InequalitiesGoal 11: SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGoal 12: SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and ProductionGoal 13: SDG 13 - Climate ActionGoal 17: SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

About John

Contents
  • Service as External Examiner (including research degrees): see Teaching
  • Conferences organised: see Publications
  • Conference papers: see Personal\Additional Information
  • Book reviews: see Personal\Additional Information
  • Hobbies and interests: see Personal\Additional Information
Role

Supervised Research Degrees

  • Dayang Habibah Abang Ismawi Hassim, PhD, 2019:
  • Aitor Hernandez Michelena, PhD, 2019:
  • Mohammad Hossein Khanlou, PhD at Griffith University – Australia, 2018:
  • Richard Pitwon, PhD, 2017:
  • Vlad Zamorovskii, MPhil, 2017:
  • Mahdi Al-Farttoosi, PhD, 2016:
  • Amjed Saleh Mahmood, PhD, 2016:
  • Richard Cullen, PhD, 2014:
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  • David Harman, PhD, 2013:
  • Nilmini Dissanayake, PhD, 2011:
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  • Amandeep Singh Virk, PhD, 2010:
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  • Ross Pomeroy, PhD, 2009:
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  • Robert Blackburn, MPhil, 2009:
  • Krongkaew Mighanetara, PhD, 2008:
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  • Iosif Progoulakis, MPhil, 2004:
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  • Craig Woodward, MPhil, 2002:
    The application of Poka Yoke to administrative functions within an organisation.
  • Joachim Gingele, PhD, 2001:
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  • Neil Pearce, PhD, 2001:
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  • James Craen, MPhil, 2000:
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  • Angela Newbury, PhD, 1994:
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Teaching

Modules taught
Web-pages to support student learning are available via the appropriate links below.

For all current modules, the pages are under continuing development.

Current courses:
  • MEng/BEng 3 MATS 347 (20 credits - module leader)
  • MEng/BEng 3 MATS 348 (20 credits - module leader)
    (coursework module which complements MATS 347).
  • MATS500 Advanced Composites Technology
  • ... plus student project supervision.
... discontinued modules:
  • MSc MECH 512 Design for Structural Integrity
    ... specifically Condition Monitoring (CM) - Structural Health Monitoring (SHM)
  • MSc MECH 513 Smart Materials and Intelligent Structural Systems.
  • MSc MECH 524 Composite Engineering Systems
  • MEng 4 Advanced Composites Technology
  • BEng 3 STAD322 Civil and Structural Engineering - Construction and Design Project
  • BSc 3 MST 326.
  • BSc 2 MATS 232 Marine Composites and Vessel Surveying.

Contact John

Room 008, Reynolds, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA
+44 1752 586150