International conference honours Bradford polymer engineering professor

International conference honours Bradford polymer engineering professor

October 2, 2018

The University of Bradford hosted the international P70 conference in September, bringing polymer engineering experts together from across the world.

Over 130 international colleagues came from academia, industry and government to celebrate the 70thbirthday of Professor Phil Coates FREng, and the award-winning innovative science and international collaboration he has helped to promote over the past 40 years.

Mr Qin Zhu, the Deputy Head and Minister of the Chinese Embassy in the UK, attended the conference. He said: “I would like to pay particular tribute to Professor Phil Coates as a world-renowned scientist. In the last decade, he has personally engaged in deepening cooperation with China, and the 2017 International Science and Technology Cooperation Award made himfamous across China.”

Read the full story on the University of Bradford website.

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