Center for Composite Materials - University of Delaware

2014 Medal of Excellence Winners

The 2014 Medal of Excellence award was presented Sept. 8-10, 2014, during the American Society for Composites’ 29th Annual Technical Conference in La Jolla, California, held this year in conjunction with the 16th US-Japan Conference on Composite Materials and ASTM-D30 Meeting.

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AMPing it up

Center for Composite Materials develops new tool for materials processing and design

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2014 Student Achievement Day Awards

On Friday, May 9, 2014 seven students and one CCM research professional were honored at the Center’s annual Student Achievement Day.

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3D Fabric Conference

It is our pleasure to announce that The 6th World Conference on 3D Fabrics and Their Applications will be held during 26 to 29 May 2015 at North Carolina State University (NCSU), Raleigh, NC, USA, coordinated with TEXCOMP-12 at the same location. Professor Jack Gillespie, Center for Composite Materials, University of Delaware, is Chair of the International Advisory Committee.

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Prof Tsu-Wei Chou: Composites Innovator

Highly cited researcher. World Fellow of composites. One of the top 100 materials scientists of the decade.

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CCM's New Equipment

CCM faculty, staff, and students have access to a broad spectrum of composites characterization, manufacturing, processing, and computational equipment in the Center's 52,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facilities.

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Designed for action

Research focuses on manufacturing composite orthotics for injured soldiers

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CCM Capabilities

21st Century Design & Manufacturing

  • Basic Research
    Six research thrust areas describe Center interdisciplinary research in composites. Find out more
  • Product Development
    Provide products and services to the industry using state-of-the-art computer-aided technologies and leveraging our expertise in design and product development practices. Find out more
  • Engineering Services
    Four state-of-the-art laboratories for test and evaluation of advanced materials for a wide range of environments and conditions.
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CCM NEWS

Progressive Composite Damage Modeling in LS-Dyna Using Mat-162


Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 | 9am-5pm
Cost: $595 per person
Includes:
Coffee, Lunch, Parking, CD with Course Content

Description
This short course will include the theory and practice of MAT162 composite damage model with applications to low and intermediate impact velocities, understanding the LS-DYNA programming parameters related to impact-contact, damage evolution, perforation and penetration of thin- and thick-section composites with and without curvature.

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Advanced Manufacturing Technology Immersion Course


January 13, 2015 – January 15, 2014
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
University of DE – The Center for Composite Materials
202 Composites Manufacturing Science Laboratory
Delaware Avenue & Academy Street
Newark, DE (map)
No Cost

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