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EuroPe RePort

Prof. Jyrki Vuorinen
Tampere University of Technology,
Lab of Plastics & Elastomers
jyrki.vuorinen@tut.fi

Dear SAMPE Friends,
I will start as the new SAMPE Europe president as of July 1st. It will be an exciting two years.
As customary for SAMPE Europe, our presidents rotate between industry and academia. So
I'm the one from university. I am a dean of the faculty of engineering sciences and professor of
polymer technology at Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland. More than half of
my time goes to administration (James Johnson always says at this point that I have gone to
the Dark Side of the Force). I have always enjoyed teaching and students also seem to enjoy
my teaching, I won the award, nominated by students, of a good teacher in technical sciences
in Finland in 2014. The rest of my time goes into research areas of composite materials,
elastomers and hybrids. Besides Finland I worked at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los
Alamos USA in 1998-2000. I have been president of SAMPE Finland 2007-2016. Finland has
a small but active composite materials community with about 50 companies that have about
2000 employees and 400 million euros annual turnover. SAMPE Finland organized the SAMPE
Europe technical conference SETEC in Tampere at 2014.
Our past president Arnt Offringa raised the bar of being SAMPE
Europe president very high -- thanks Arnt for the marvelous job you
have done as president. You can see him with the Eiffel tower during
the SAMPE Europe Summit 2016.
I also want use this occasion to congratulate SAMPE Europe's long
time active member and current treasurer, Adrie Kwakernaak who
was on Friday 27th of May honored with the Mort Kushner Lifetime
Achievement Award 2016. SAMPE Europe is really proud of this
achievement!
If you want to meet me in flesh, I will be at attending the fall CAMX
2016 at Anaheim. And naturally you can meet me (and enjoy my
good sense of bad humor) at our upcoming larger fall event, the
SAMPE Europe Conference and Exhibition 2016. It will be held September 13 - 15 in Li├Ęge,
Belgium. And then the next opportunity is at our one day Paris summit in March 2017. In
2017, the fall SAMPE Europe Conference 2017 will be held in Stuttgart, Germany with a strong
automotive focus. Be sure to come and help us to make these events a success!

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