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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2018 Student Achievement Day

The UD-CCM Annual Student Achievement Day Awards were presented on May 4, 2018, at the University of Delaware’s Center for Composite Materials.

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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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Composites Update

The CCM Composites Update is a monthly newsletter published to inform a broad range of educators, students, and professionals of the revolutionary composites research ongoing at University of Delaware Center for Composite Materials. Each issue focuses on research highlights, faculty profiles, upcoming events, and job openings, as well as important news related to our Consortium members.

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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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