Academic Publications

Kay, J.(2017.) “Gas Transport and Void Evolution in Composite Prepregs”. PhD Thesis. Link

Fernlund, G., Wells, J., Fahrang, L., Kay, J., Poursartip, A. (2016.) “Causes and remedies for porosity in composite manufacturing”. Presented by G. Fernlund at the 37th Risø International Symposium on Materials Science, September 5-8 2016, Risø, Denmark.

Roy, M., Kay, J., Fernlund, G., Poursartip, A. (2015.) “Porosity in Configured Structures”. Presented by M. Roy at the SAMPE Baltimore Conference and Exhibition, May 18-21 2015, Baltimore, USA.

Kay, J., Fernlund, G. (2014.) “Gas Transport and Void Formation in Out of Autoclave Prepregs”. Presented by James Kay at the 10th Canada-Japan Workshop on Composites, August 19-21 2014, Vancouver, Canada. PDF

Quinlan, E. (Bell Helicopter Textron Canada); Farhang, L., Kay, J., Fernlund, G. (University of British Columbia); Desai R., Hoa, S. (Concordia University); Hughes, S., Kratz, J., Smith, A., Centea, T., Hubert, P. (McGill University); Héroux, S. (Delastek) (2014.) “Evaluation of Laminate Quality for Out of Autoclave Manufacturing for a Complex Shaped Crew Door”. Presented by Erin Quinlan at AHS Forum 70. Proceedings of AHS Forum 70: Manufacturing Technology and Processing. Montréal, Québec. Link

Kay, J., Fernlund, G. (2012.) “Processing Conditions and Voids in Out of Autoclave Prepregs”. Presented by James Kay at the SAMPE 2012 Conference, May 2012, Baltimore, USA. PDF

Hsiao, K., Kay, J., Fernlund, G. (2011.) “Gas Transport and Water Evaporation in Out of Autoclave Prepregs”, Presented by Kevin Hsiao at the CANCOM 2011 Conference, September 2011, Montreal, Canada.

Kay, J., Farhang, L., Hsiao, K., Fernlund, G. “Effect of Process Conditions on Porosity in Out-ofautoclave Prepreg Laminates”, Presented by Göran Fernlund at the ICCM 18 Conference, August 2011, Jeju Island, Korea.

Popular Publications

Rational Numbers”. Collection of articles about science and human rationality. March 2013 - Present. Link

FRP Composites: A Primer on Modern High Performance Fibres”. Western Mariner magazine, June 2011 issue. PDF

Lost Legends: Crystal Beach Cyclone”. Essay contributed to Crystal Beach: The Good Old Days by Erno Rosi, pages 11-13. (2005.) Seventy Seven Publishing: Port Colborne. Now in 2nd edition. Available from