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Team GB’s track cyclists dominated at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, winning six out of the ten medals on offer in the velodrome. The team used super lightweight, aerodynamic stem and handlebars, 3D printed at the University of Sheffield.
Sheffield also produced handlebars for 3 time Tour de France winner Chris Froome to use on the Road Time Trial event at Rio 2016, helping him to record the 3rd fastest time of the day and win a Bronze medal.
Sheffield have previously worked closely with British Cycling to produce aerodynamic handlebars for Sir Bradley Wiggins’ One Hour Record success in June 2015
New centre will bring together leading researchers in materials, advanced manufacturing, modelling, physical computing, psychology and management across the whole materials manufacturing value chain.
The Materials Made Smarter Centre (MMSC) will be working across SUSTAIN Steel, Future LiME Hub, EPSRC CIMComp, and MAPP,...
The IOM3 Awards, Medals and Prizes, raise awareness of engineering excellence and industry best practice.