HRH The Prince of Wales meets our TWI POWIS Scholar

HRH The Prince of Wales meets our TWI POWIS Scholar
Photo courtesy of Rhys Webber

HRH Prince of Wales, Chancellor of the University of Wales, welcomed Prince of Wales Innovation Scholars and their company representatives to his official Welsh residence in Llwynywermod, West Wales, in celebration of the project's success on 2nd July 2010. A Clarence House spokesperson commented:

"The Prince of Wales was delighted to meet the first group of participants from The Prince of Wales Innovation Scholars programme following the launch of the project last year. His Royal Highness was keen to hear of the scholars' progress through their work with the University of Wales Global Academy."

As reported in our previous newsletter, Sri Naga Pavan Addepalli is our TWI POWIS Scholar under the supervision of Professor Roderick Thomas, Thermography Programme Manager. They are both based at TWI Technology Centre (Wales), Port Talbot.

The TWI project deals with adopting and developing the latest non-contact infrared thermographic technology to identify various failure modes of complex aerospace composite materials and establish thermography as a new Non-Destructive Testing technology.

TWI Training & Examinations Services has developed Thermographic Inspection training courses. The next dates for Level 1 are:

8 - 12 November Middlesbrough
6 - 10 December Aberdeen

22 - 26 November Kuala Lumpur

Level 2 is expected to be launched at the start of 2011.

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