Center for Composite Materials - University of Delaware
University of Delaware

New MAT162 Short Course

This course will provide a comparison between available composite models in LS-DYNA for shell and solid elements, e.g., MAT2, MAT54, MAT59, & MAT162.

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New Industrial Partnership!

UD-CCM welcomes Oxford Performance Materials as our newest Industrial Sponsor!

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Student Achievement Day

The UD-CCM Annual Student Achievement Day Awards were presented on May 3, 2019,
at the University of Delaware’s Center for Composite Materials.

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TuFF Materials

UD-CCM introduced a new fiber-based product called TuFF (Tailored Universal Feedstock for Forming) at JEC World. To learn how TuFF material will revolutionize the composites world, contact Jack Gillespie gillespi@udel.edu

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Composite Car Door Design

University of Delaware Center for Composite Materials collaborated with TPI Composites on the design and manufacturing of Ultra-Light Hybrid Composite Doors for commercial vehicles.

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CCM's 45th Anniversary

The Center for Composite Materials is celebrating it's 45th Year of Internationally Recognized Excellence.

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Suit me up for Mars!

UD-CCM teams up with ILC Dover & NASA to deliver Z2 Spacesuits.

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TuFF Program Review Highly Successful

On June 13, 2017, TuFF partners met with DARPA and other government agencies for a highly successful program review.
The program is on schedule, with significant accomplishments demonstrating meeting/exceeding cost and performance targets of TuFF sheets.

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High Performance Computing Studies

Drivers could be the big winners in this new study released by NCMS, BMW and the University of Delaware-Center for Composite Materials (UD-CCM.) The team has completed research proving the accuracy of high speed computing for modeling and simulation, to predict the quality and effectiveness...

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Research that is out of this world

In 2016, more than 200 student researchers and interns were involved with projects and activities at the University of Delaware Center for Composite Materials (UD-CCM), where Director John Gillespie Jr. has helped establish a top facility and open-lab philosophy.

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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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