Come Meet with Us

SAMPE Carolinas would like to invite you to our March 2013 dinner meeting on March 19th starting at 6:00pm. The event will be held at our usual location, the Whitewater Center in the Charlotte, NC area. The cost to attend is just:

$20/ person for SAMPE members
$25/ person for guests or non-members
$10/ person for students with a valid student ID card


Our Schedule Will Be

6:00pm – 6:30pm Cocktails

6:30pm – 6:45pm Welcome and Announcements

6:45pm – 7:15pm Dinner

7:15pm – 8:00pm Keynote

8:00pm – 8:30pm Cocktails & Adjourn


Our Keynote

Our keynote this month will be presented by Dr. Bartolome Simonet of Carbures, Dr. Simonet, has been affiliated with Carbures for 4 years. He has a PhD in Chemistry, and is focused on development in composite manufacturing. He is constantly working to develop new composite applications as well as improvements in the simplification and automatization of manufacturing processes. His list of awards:

  • “Tecer Milenio” Award for best young researcher of the Junta of Andalusia, Spain (2010)
  • Novel Investigator Award from the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry (2009)
  • Prize for best thesis in Renal lithiasis awarded by the National Association of Urology
  • Special Award of Doctorate (2000-2001)
  • Special Prize in Chemistry degree (1998)
  • He also holds a number of patents


Having worked in the University for 9 years, Dr. Simonet makes a perfect blend of R&D to manufacturing and process definition.

His presentation will focus on, “Automization of composite manufacturing for high volume automotive projects”. Topics covered will include the present limitations of the use of composites in automotive sector; increased interest to move from metal to composites; some specific details on the machine designed and developed internally


Event Registration and Payment

Here is the link to register for this event: Thanks for coming!

We look forward to seeing at the meeting. If you have any questions please contact us at