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UD-CCM at JEC World

Going to JEC World 2019? Schedule a meeting or visit us at booth #P46C to discuss partnering with CCM.

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MAT162 2019 Courses

The 2019 Progressive Composite Damage Modeling in LS-DYNA course schedule is now up! This one-day workshop provides a comparison between available composite models in LS-DYNA for shell and solid elements, e.g., MAT2, MAT54, MAT59, & MAT162. Now available as a webinar or in-house option!

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Congratulations Amod Ogale

Congratulations Amod Ogale on being named Fellow of SAMPE. “My experiences at the University of Delaware, including my research at CCM, definitely laid the foundation for my career,” he said. “CCM developed a model of working with companies that I utilize to this day. The research that takes place at CCM is not just theoretical work; it translates to real products.”

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New Dean of College of Engineering

Levi T. Thompson joined the University of Delaware in early October as dean of the College of Engineering. It’s a homecoming for Thompson, who received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from UD in 1981.

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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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UD-CCM Director named SPE Fellow

The University of Delaware’s John W. Gillespie Jr. has been named a Fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE).

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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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World-Class Research

Campus was abuzz on Tuesday, Aug. 23, as U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) returned to his alma mater to tour research labs and meet with faculty, students and industry partners in the University of Delaware’s College of Engineering and College of Health Sciences.

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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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