UD-CCM established its University – Industry Consortium “Application of Composite Materials to Industrial Products” in 1978. Since then, the Center has collaborated with some 210 companies representing materials suppliers and end users in the aerospace, automotive, and durable goods industries.
The following list describes the various benefits our members receive:
- Leveraging of ongoing programs with other industrial and government sponsors
- Opportunities to partner with UD-CCM in initiating and preparing proposals for research funding in areas of common interest
- Exclusive access to new Composite Design and Simulation (CDS) Software suite for design and analysis, materials modeling and process simulation
- UD-CCM web site (www.ccm.udel.edu) recognition
- Informal consulting with UD-CCM faculty and research staff
- Advance invitations to conferences, symposia, and seminars of UD-CCM
- Access to research papers, reports, and other publications of UD-CCM, including Annual Report, Posterbook and newsletter
- The use of UD-CCM research libraries
- Opportunities to advertise job openings on UD-CCM website and in monthly newsletters
Join Our Consortium
If you wish to receive more information, or are interested in becoming a consortium member, please send an email or call:
Jack Gillespie, Jr., Director
Dirk Heider, Asst. Director for Technology
Shridhar Yarlagadda, Asst. Director for Research
Dan Molligan, Asst. Director for Application Development
Click here to view a complete list of past and present
consortium sponsors and their gifts.
Current Consortium Members
We would like to thank Ford Research and Innovation Center & Composites Automation LLC for becoming our newest Consortium members and all our current members for continuing to participate in CCM’s research and development activities.
UD-CCM is a pioneer in university-industry partnerships and has established a premier technology transfer network to transition research accomplishments to industry. UD-CCM established its University – Industry Consortium “Application of Composite Materials to Industrial Products” in 1978. Since then, the Center has collaborated with some 210 companies representing materials suppliers and end users in the aerospace, automotive, and durable goods industries.