10:00-10:25    Registration and Coffee

10:25-10:30    Welcome and introduction to the day - Dr Nathan Flood (Cranfield University) and Professor Mojtaba Ghadiri (University of Leeds)

First Session - Chair Professor Mojtaba Ghadiri (University of Leeds)

10:30-11:00    Influence of Interparticle Forces on Powder Behaviour - Professor Martin Rhodes (Monash University) - presentation

11:00-11:30    Cohesive powder flow - Professor Raffaella Ocone (Heriot-Watt University) - presentation

11:30-12:00   Validation of Discrete Element Modelling (DEM) on a Freeman FT4 rheometer using Electrical Capacitance Tomography to assess powder blending  - Giuseppe Forte  (Johnson Matthey)

12:00-13:15    Lunch and networking

Second Session - Chair Dr Nathan Flood (Cranfield University)

13:15-13:45    Powder flow into a confined space: modelling and characterisation - Professor Charley Wu (University of Surrey) - presentation

13:45-14:15    Virtual formulation laboratory - Professor Mike Bradley (University of Greenwich) - presentation

14:15-14:45   Powder flow issues in advanced digital design of pharmaceutical therapeutics - Professor Mojtaba Ghadiri (University of Leeds) - presentation

14:45-15:10   Coffee and networking

Third Seesion - Chair Professor Martin Rhodes (Monash University)

15:10-15:40   Powder spreading in additive manufacturing - Dr Sina Haeri (University of Strathclyde) - presentation

15:40-16:10   Powder flowability at low stresses: ball indentation - Colin Hare (University of Surrey) - presentation

16:10-16:40   Characterisation of cohesive powders by the raining bed method - Professor Brunello Formisani (University of Calabria) - presentation

16:40-16:55   From process analytics to trickle-down technology - Tim Addison (CPI) - presentation

16:55-17:00   Closing address – Dr Nathan Flood (Cranfield University) and Professor Mojtaba Ghadiri (University of Leeds)




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