Technical Papers

Additive Manufacturing

Advanced Materials for Thermoplastics

Development of Low Density ULTEM Nanocomposites for Fused Deposition Modeling of Thermal Protection Systems
Hao Wu, UT Austin

Effects of Infill Shapes on Mechanical Behaviors of 3D Printed Plastics
Ramazan Asmatulu, Wichita State University

Large Scale Extrusion Deposition Processes: Glass Fiber Filled Compound Development
Jacob Anderson, PPG Fiber Glass

Processing and Characterization of Flame Retardant Nylon 6 Nanocomposites made by Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM).
Hao Wu, UT Austin

Advanced Materials for Thermosets

Additive Manufacturing of High Performance Thermosetting Polymers
Hilmar Koerner, Air Force Research Laboratory

Concepts and Design Ideas for Advanced Composites

3D Printing of Resilient Thermoplastic Aircraft Ducting
Frederick Koehler, Raytheon Missile Systems

Current Technology in Manufacturing and Materials

Present and Future of Sustainable Polymers for Additive Manufacturing
Antonio Paesano, Boeing

Process parameters Optimization

Quality Assurance of Laser-Based Additive Manufacturing Components using Process Parameters Optimization Approach
Azadeh Keshtgar, TDA, Inc.

Research Developments in Additive Manufacturing

Characterization of 3D Printed-Core Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Panels
Sirija Ananth, Oregon State University

Decreasing the Time and Cost to Qualify and Certify Additive Manufactured Parts
Hunter Macdonald, MSC Software

Direct Manufacture of Geometrically Complex Continuous Fiber Reinforced Composites through the Development of a 5-axis 3D Printing System.
Mark Bourgeois, Colorado State University

Effect of Applied Consolidation Pressure in Direct Digital Manufacture of Continuous Fiber Reinforced Composites
Patrick Rodriguez, Colorado State University:  Composite Materials, Manufacture and Structures Laboratory

High Volume Renewable Composite Opportunities for Big Area Additive Bio-Manufacturing
Soydan Ozcan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

In-Situ Laser Control Method for Polymer SLS
Tim Phillips, University of Texas, Austin

Optimizaton of ULTEM 1010 Fused Deposition Modeling Specimens for Flexural Behavior
K Chandrashekhara, Missouri S&T

Process Modeling of Additively Manufactured Thermosetting Polymers
Brent Volk, Air Force Research Laboratory

Simulation of Multi-Material Additive Manufacturing Processes for Space Compatible Materials with Test Validation
Frank Abdi, AlphaSTAR Corporation

Tow Positional Fidelity in a Continuous Fiber/3D Printing Approach on a Curved Surface
Kent Warlick, Colorado State University


Binder Jet Additive Manufacturing for Water Washout Tooling
Jesse Blacker, The ExOne Company

Low-Cost, Fast Response Tooling
Kara Storage, AFRL/RXSA

Advances in Materials


Improving Adhesive Bonding of Composites through Surface Characterization using Inverse Gas Chromatography (IGC) Methods
Rita Johnson, University of Washington

Carbon Fiber

Carbon Based Alpha Silicon Carbide Fibers for Use in Composites
John Garnier, Advanced Ceramic Fibers, LLC

Characterization of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composite Materials Applicable on Wind Turbine Blade Structures at Elevated and High Environmental Conditions
Getahun Tefera, University of Kwazulu-Natal

Effect on Compression of Sinusoidal Fluted Structured Panel of Carbon Composite of Added Natural Fiber
Charles Ward, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Effects of Corrugations on Stiffness Properties of Composite Laminates
Jane Xiao, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Enhancing the Mechanical Propeties of Random Discontinuous Carbon Fiber Tape (RDCFT) Composites
Mohamed Gabr, kanazawa institute of technology

Novel Prepreg Technology for High Volume Manufacture
Allan James, Dow Automotive

Static and Dynamic Materials Analysis of a Carbon Fiber Epoxy Pultrusion System
Yves Cordeau, PolyOne Glasforms

Fibers, Textiles, and Reinforcement Forms

A Study on Hydrogen Storage Tank Material and Manufacturing for Heavy – Duty Trucks
Saeil Jeon, Volvo Group Trucks Technology

Continuous-length +45/-45 Spread Tow Fabrics reducing knockdown factor for bias reinforcements
Fredrik Ohlsson, Oxeon AB

Fiber Glass Continuous Strand Mat for Infusibility and Durability of Carbon Fiber Fabrics
Sandeep Vennam, PPG Fiber Glass

Hybrid Composites based on Discontinuous S-2 Glass® & Carbon Fiber Reinforced Nylon 6/6
Craig Homrighausen, AGY Holdings Inc

Repair and Rehabilitation of Damaged Concrete Columns using FRP Strengthening Materials
Abulgasem Elarbi, University of Tripoli

Use of Carbon-Glass Hybrid and Basalt Fabric Applications for Concrete Structures
PV Vijay, WVU

Flammability, Smoke, Toxicity (FST)

Advanced Benzoxazine Formulation for Semi-Structural FST Applications
Mahdi Ghazizadeh, Huntsman

Flame Retardant and Acoustic Light Weight Reinforced Thermoplastic Panel
Ruomiao Wang, Hanwha Azdel

Improved Modified Acrylic Resin for Use in Demanding Low Flame Spread/Low Smoke Applications
Michael Stevens, Ashland Composites

Glass Fiber

Durability and Damage Tolerance of Chopped Fiber Composite PP-SGF30
Frank Abdi, AlphaSTAR Corporation

GFRP Innovative shapes – Halls River Bridge Replacement Project
Guillermo Claure, University of Miami

Material Innovations Expand Lightweighting Options for Pickup Boxes
Michael Siwajek, Continental Structural Plastics

Towards a New Generation of Glass Fiber Products Based on Regenerated Fiber Thermally Recycled from End-Of-Life GRP and GRP Manufacturing Waste
Jim Thomason, University of Strathclyde

High Temperature Resins & Adhesives

Effect of Fiber Coating for Toughness Improvement of Geopolymer Matrix Composites
Donald Radford, Colorado State University

Mechanical Properties Characterization of Silica/Polysiloxane Ablative Composites
Kurt Schellhase, University of Texas at Austin

Multifunctional Materials & Structures

Advances in the Production of Transparent Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics
Robert Bral, Institute for Textile Technology of the RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Carbon Fiber-Carbon Nanotube Multiscale Composites –  The Key to Multifunctionality
Wojciech Szmyt, FHNW University of Applied Science and Technology, Klosterzelgstrasse 2, 5210 Windisch, Switzerland

Corrugated Composite Cylinder Under Compression Loading
Kinsie Ward, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Design and Manufacture of a Multifunctional Composite Helical Antenna using O-ACS
Yang Shen, Highland Composites

Post-Fire Residual Mechanical Properties of a Composite Laminate – Experimental Study
Elias Toubia, University of Dayton

Study on the Integration of Structure with Flame Retardant and Antibacterial Properties of Composite Faceplates
Qian Liu, Aerospace Research Institute of Materials and Processing Technology

The Effect of Multifunction Material on a Composite Structure Under Compression
Will McGehee, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology

Effects of Reflux Time and Temperature on Chemical Functinalization of Helical Carbon Nanotubes
Davood Askari, Wichita State University

Scale-up Study and Demonstration of Highly Aligned and High Concentration Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites for Aerospace Applications
Claire Jolowsky, Florida State University

The Effect of Cellulose Nanocrystal (CNC) on the Properties of Cementitious Nanocomposites
Ali Ghahremaninezhad, University of Miami

Resins & Matrices

A “Drop-In” Composite Matrix via Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition
Richard Cooke, University of Southern Mississippi

Analyzing the Effect of Cure Protocol on Epoxy/Diamine Network Formation
Andrew Janisse, University of Southern Mississppi

Balancing Processing and Performance in Benzoxazine Matrices
Jeremy Weigand, The University of Southern Mississippi

Controlling Hybrid Diamine Architecture for Modulated Mechanical Properties and Oxirane Reactivity
Matthew Patterson, The University of Southern Mississippi

Controlling Semi-Crystalline Morphologies of Carbon Fiber Copolymer Precursors based on Polyacrylonitrile
Katelyn Cordell“, University of Southern Mississippi/School of Polymers and High Performance Materials

Correlating Molecular Architecture to Physical State via Molecular Dynamics Simulations
Andrew Frazee, University of Southern Mississippi

Development of Fast-Curing Epoxy Resin with High Heat Resistance.
Tayama Kosuke, Super Resin, Inc

Engineering Thermoplastic Additives for Broad Property Enhancement of Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Thermosets
Ed Peters, SABIC

Ghost Particles: Effect of Constrained Space on Glassy Polymer Network Formation and Mechanics
Travis Palmer, The University of Southern Mississippi

Leveraging High-Toughness, Low Viscosity Resin in Composite Pressure Vessels
Brian Edgecombe, Materia Inc

Nanostructured Morphology and Properties of Epoxy Networks Containing Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsequioxane (POSS) and Silica Nanoparticles
Amit Sharma, University of Southern Mississippi

Polyurethane Resin Systems for Filament Wound Composites – A Paradign Shift in Materials, Matrices and Technology
Mark DSouza, TSE Industries Inc.

Resins for Low VOC and/or Low Odor SMC
Thomas Skelskey, Ashland

Structure-Property Relationships of a Toughened, Low Viscosity, Epoxy System for Composite Pressure Vessel Applications
Prashanth Badrinarayanan, Olin

Tri-Aromatic Ether Linked Amines Cured with BisF Epoxy Resin
Russell Varley, Deakin University

Viscosity Effects on Reaction Induced Phase Separation and Resulting Morphologies of Thermoplastic Toughened Epoxy Networks
Matthew Hartline, University of Southern Mississippi

Sandwich Structures & Core Materials

Design Optimization of Corrugated Aircraft Structure Panels to Maximize Compressive Mechanical Properties of Various Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials
Riley Hilliker, California Polytechnic State University

Evaluation of Sandwich Composites with Fiberglass Reinforced Honeycomb for Extended Service Temperature Up to 350 °C
Weidong Zhao, Aerospace Research Institute of Materials & Processing Technology

Optimization of Electromagnetic Wave Transmission through Sandwich Composites with Different Core Materials in Ku-Band
Zaffar Khan, Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad

Smart Materials, Self-Healing, and Multifunctional Materials

A Recoverable Composite Based on Carbon Nanotube Foam
Jiang Li, Florida State University

Thermal Conductive Fillers

Martoxid® TM: Thermally Conductive Aluminas That Help You Beat the Heat
Bashar Bakerly, Huber Engineered Materials

Thermoplastic Materials & Resins

An Overview of Recent Developments in FST Composite Materials and Processes for the Transportation Industry
Michael Favaloro, CompositeTechs, LLC

Assessing Suitability of Thermoplastics Resins and Composites for Structural Applications
Julien Sellier, CompoSIDE Ltd

Assessment of a High Temperature Resistance Polyimide for Sizing of Carbon Fibers for Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites
Sam Lukubira, Clemson University

Developing of In-situ Polymerization Thermoplastic Prepreg NS-TEPreg®
Kazuya Eto, Nippon Steel & Sumikin Materials Co., Ltd.

Effects of Environmental Exposure on Stiffness and Strength of FDM ULTEM® 9085.
Omar Darwish, University of Dayton

Graphene-PEEK Composites as High Temperature Adhesives
Andrew Littlefield, US Army RDECOM-ARDEC Benat Labs

Lightweight Composites Using Aliphatic Polyketone Engineering Resin
Cary Veith, Esprix Technologies, LP

Long Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites in Offshore Drilling Application
Brian Pillay, UAB-MPAD

Novel Dielectric Polymeric Materials for Plastic and Composite Applications
Michael Favaloro, CompositeTechs, LLC

Thermoset Materials & Resins

Atomistic Modeling of Non-Epoxy Based Thermosets: Challenges and Prospects
Jeff Sanders, Schrodinger, Inc.

Characterization of High temperature Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polyimide Matrix Composites
Lingying Pan, Aerospace Research Institute of Materials & Processing Technology

Chemical and Physical Changes During Humid Aging of T700/2510 OoA Prepreg and its Impact on Cured Laminate Properties
Joseph Severino, The Aerospace Corp

Development of Epoxy Sheet Molding Compounds
Tim Langschwager, A. Schulman

Nanocalcite-Modified Thermosetting Resins for Fiber-Reinforced Composites: Properties and Applications
James Nelson, 3M

New DCPD based Diol and Polyol for Composites
Hui Yu, New Functional Polymers LLC

Porous Phthalonitrile Thermosets Obtained by a Chemically Induced Phase Separation Process of a Degradation Thermoplastic Polymer
Ying Guo, Institute of Chemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences

Thermosetting Resins Cured with Transition Metals
Hildeberto Nava, Reichhold, LLC2

Wetting and Mechanical Properties of Modified Resins
Robert Ruckle, Siltech Corporation

X-ray Detectable Sheet Molding Compound for Applications with Direct Food Contact
Ruotian Gao, Molded Fiber Glass Companies

Bonding & Joining


Adhesive Selection for Skin to Core Bonding in Sandwich Panels
Shawn Cissell, Bostik

Characterization and Visoelastic Behavior of a Polyurethane Adhesive with the Potential of Bonding Composites
Chad Ulven, North Dakota State University

Composites to Composites

Bonding the Unbondable: Thermoplastics!
Hardik Dalal, The Boeing Company

Metal Welding

Atmospheric Pressure Plasma as a Pretreatment for Reducing Porosity in Titanium Welds
Thomas Williams, Surfx Technologies

Business, Regulatory, and Workforce Development

Marketing Strategies

State-of-the-Practice of Global Manufacturing of FRP Rebars
Alvaro Ruiz Emparanza, University of Miami

Design, Analysis, and Simulation

Advanced Design, Analysis, and Verification

Investigation of Sandwich Composite Failure under Flexural Loading: Simulation and Experimental Validation
K Chandrashekhara, Missouri S&T

A Low-Cost Method for Simulating Residual Stresses in Asymmetric Textile Composites
Stacy Nelson, Sandia National Laboratories

Factory of the Future, Design, Analysis and Verification
John Tyson, Trilion Quality Systems

Mechanical Response of Corrugated Laminates under Compressive and Tensile Loading
Kevin Cuevas, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

Optimum Design of Composite Wing Spar Subjected to Bending Loads
Juan Lazarin, California Polytechnic – San Luis Obispo

Simulating Residual Stresses in Simple Multi-Material Composite Structures
Alexander Hanson, Sandia National Laboratories

Thermal Analysis of Composite Materials through Experimentation and Multiscale Modeling
Andrew Littlefield, US Army RDECOM-ARDEC Benat Labs

Universal Carpet Plots for Stiffness and Strength Design
Ever Barbero, West Virginia University

Computational Materials Science and Engineering (CMSE)

Development of Screening Measure for Ablatives via Sensitivity Analysis of Material Response Modeling
Jon Langston, University of Texas at Austin

Fatigue Simulation of T800H/2500 Composites with Non Standard Layup and Impact/Fatigue After Impact on Stiffened Panel
Frank Abdi, AlphaSTAR Corporation

Damage, Fatigue, and Fracture

Characterizing the Multiscale Elastic/Plastic/Rupture Response of Short Fiber Filled Plastics
Don Robbins, Autodesk, Inc.

Composite Materials Applied to Lightweight Automotive Suspension Systems
Ermias Koricho, Georgia Southern University

Enabling Technologies for Progressive Failure Analysis of Composite Structures
Don Robbins, Autodesk, Inc.

Fatigue Performance of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites Containing Nanosilica and Micron-size Rubber Particles
Shelby Vasconcellos Mattocks, Texas State University

Improve Microbond Test for Characterizing Carbon-Fiber Epoxy Matrix Composites
Liangkai Ma, The Dow Chemical Company

Low Velocity Impact Studies on Alumina Nanofiber Reinforced S-glass Epoxy Nanocomposites
John Slupsky, Texas State University

Practical Peridynamic Modeling for Damage and Failure Prediction
Alex Vasenkov, Sunergolab Inc.

Durability, Agility, and Long Term Performance

Microstructure Image-Based Thermo-Mechanical Damage of Aged Bismaleimide Composites
K Chandrashekhara, Missouri S&T

Testing of Continuous Carbon Fiber Composite Wear Components for Rotating Equipment
Gary Gibson, EGC Critical Components

Material Properties Estimation

Effective In-plane Stiffness Estimation of Woven Fabric Composite Plies
Rikard Heslehurst, M51 Resources, Inc

Process Modeling & Simulation

Buckling and Post buckling of Filament Wounded Iso-Grid Space Structure
Frank Abdi, AlphaSTAR Corporation

Tow-Path Based Modeling of Wrinkling During the Automated Fiber Placement Process
Zafer Gurdal, University of South Carolina


Advanced Integrated Composite Repair Development
Jonathan Garhart, Sikorsky – Lockheed Martin

Structure design for energy absorption

Design of Auxetic and Hybrid Honeycomb Structures for Energy Absorption Applications: Investigation of Out-of-Plane Uniaxial Compression Behavior
Aniket Ingrole, High Performance Materials Institute,  Florida State University

Green & Sustainability

Designing for Sustainability

Durability of GFRP Reinforcement in the Seacon Project
Seyedmorteza Khatibmasjedi, University of Miami

Designing for Sustainability

Recycled Composite Material for new Stormwater Inlet Tops Design
Mohamed Selim, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Life Cycle Assessments

Horizontal Axis Water Turbine Composite Blades: Damage Evaluation and Numerical Simulation
K Chandrashekhara, Missouri S&T

Recycling of Composites

Composite Materials Recyclability, Challenges and Opportunities
Soydan Ozcan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Mechanical Properties of Virgin and Outdated Pre-Preg Fiber Composites Fabricated through Wet Layup Process
Ramazan Asmatulu, Wichita State University

Outdated Pre-Preg Carbon Fiber Composites for Low-Cost Soccer Shin-Guard Manufacturing
Ramazan Asmatulu, Wichita State University

Utilization of Recycled Epoxy to Improve Properties of Polypropylene
Kristin Hardin, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Renewable & Bio-Composites Materials

A Study on the Effect of Halloysite Nanotubes on the Thermal, Durability and Biodegradability Performance of Poly (hydroxy butyrate hydroxy valerate)-PHBV Nano-Biocomposites
Shaik Zainuddin, Tuskegee University

Bio-based Thermosets with Tunable Properties from Highly Functional Reactive Resins
Dean Webster, North Dakota State University

Compression Testing of Corrugated Carbon/Hemp Composite Panels
Patrick Murphy, Cal Poly Aerospace Engineering Department

Development and Characterization of Polyurethane Foams with Substitution of Polyether Polyol with Soy-Based Polyol
K Chandrashekhara, Missouri S&T

Epoxy-Lignin-Cardanol for Composites

Facile, Green Approach for Chemical Treatment of Flax Fibers
Babak Fathi, Center for Innovation in Technological Ecodesign (CITE), University of Sherbrooke

From Green to Greener Fire Retarded Biobased Polymers
Gaelle Fontaine, University of Lille

Highly Bio-Based Epoxy-Amine Thermosets Derived from Lignocellulosic Biomass
Joserph Stanzione, Rowan University

Lignin a Sustainable and Renewable Flame Retardant for ABS
Serge Bourbigot, University of Lille

The Effect of Biocomposite Material in a Composite Structure Under Compression Loading
Benjamin Sweeney, California Polytechnic State University

The Effect of ISO Thermal Crystallization on Physical and Mechanical Properties of Flax Fibers Reinforced PLA Composites
Reza Foruzan, Center for Innovation in Technological Ecodesign

Thermo-Responsive Polymers-Based on Source-Selective Lignins
Amit Naskar, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Manufacturing & Processing Technologies

Advances in Automation & Affordable Manufacturing

Carbon Fiber Oxidation System Configuration, Technical Analysis for Key Decisions
James Fry, Harper International Corporation

Challenges and Opportunities to Transitioning Automotive Composites to Aerospace
Robert Koon, Lockheed Martin/Advanced Development Programs

Collaborative Human-Robotic Layup
Michael Elkington, ACCIS, University of Bristol

Continuous Prepolymer Reactor Design for Low-Cost Matrices
Jeff Wiggins, University of Southern Mississippi

Development of RTM-Processable High Temperature Benzoxazine Resins
Andrea Haight, Composite Technology Development, Inc.

Economical and Technological Advantages of Stock Large Scale Solid Heavy Duty Thermoplastic Composites
Angel Salvado, Olimunllum America LLC

Effects of Z-stitching in Heavy Tow Carbon Laminates via Tailored Fiber Placement
Scott Huelskamp, University of Dayton Research Institute

Rapid Assessment of Surface Preparation Processes for Bonding and Coating Operations
Giles Dillingham, BTG Labs

Rapid Cure Carbon Fiber Prepregs for Affordable Composite Structural Part
Felix Nguyen, Toray Composites

Tack Measurements of Prepreg Tape at Variable Temperature and Humidity
Christopher Wohl, NASA Langley Research Center

Towards a Simulation Strategy to Predict Residual Porosity on Partially Impregnated CFRP Prepregs
Matthias Copony, Technical University of Munich, Chair of Carbon Composites

Unidirectional Prepreg Format Design for Robust, Efficient Out-of-Autoclave Processing
Steven Nutt, University of Southern California

Automation & Robotics Technology

Flexible and Automated Thermoplastic Preforming Process in Aerospace
Michael Kuehnel, DLR

Composite Manufacturing & Processing

All-Carbon Composites Using Aligned Carbon Nanotube Sheets
Liyu Dong, High Performance Materials Institute (Florida State University)

Alternative Reactive Monomer Chemistries in Resins for Pultrusion Processing
Paresh Sanghvi, Deltech Europe Ltd.

Automated Production and Joining of High Performance Structures out of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics
Matthias Beyrle, German Aerospace Center

Comparison of Injection Pultrusion vs Dip Bath Pultrusion on the Mechanical Properties of Unidirectionally Reinforced Glass Fiber Composites
Fayaz Ali, Glasforms, Polyone

Development of Continuous S-Glass Fiber-Reinforced Transparent Composite
K Chandrashekhara, Missouri S&T

Effect of Core-Shell Siloxane/Carbon Nanotubes Modifiers on the Mechanical and Thermo-Mechanical Performance of Bismaleimide Nanocomposites
Shaik Zainuddin, Tuskegee University

Effect of Filler on the Mechanical Properties of Glass Fiber Reinforced Parts
Fayaz Ali, Glasforms, Polyone

Effect of Graphene Nano Particles Addition on the Properties of Polyurea
Ranji Vaidyanathan, Oklahoma State University

Effect of Interlaminar Toughened Layers on Chemical Cure Shrinkage and Shape Distortion of L-shaped Composites
Shu Minakuchi, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo

High Productivity Technologies for CFRP Mass Production: Cannon HP-RTM
Marco Rigobello, Cannon USA

Innovation and Automation in Long Fiber Injection
Matt Getty, Romeo RIM

In-situ Measurement of CFRP Prepreg Deformation in Complex Shaped Part using Embedded Optical Fiber Bending Sensor
Shoma Niwa, The University of Tokyo

Intelligent In-situ Process Monitoring and Quality Assesment of Aerospace Composite Structures
Nobuo Takeda, The University of Tokyo

Liquid Ingression Characteristics of Polymer Composite Laminates for Aerospace Applications
Ramazan Asmatulu, Wichita State University

Micro Mechanics Based Spring Back Modeling and Effect of Damage on Net Shape
Frank Abdi, AlphaSTAR Corporation

Modular Conversion Tool for Generating Fiber Placement Code from Optimized Fiber Steering Path
Ramy Harik, University of South Carolina

Novel Manufacturing Route for Affordable Thermoset Composite Primary Structures
Mathieu Piana, Airbus SAS

Over Moulding of PEEK Compounds for Composite Aerospace Brackets
Stuart Green, Victrex

Prediction of Local Porosity in Composite Structures: Effect of Ply Drops and Caul Sheets on Resin Pressure
Houman Bedayat, Convergent Manufacturing Technologies US

Process Understanding in Drilling and Milling of Composite versus Metal
Peter Mueller-Hummel, MAPAL Dr. Kress KG

Qualimetric Analysis of Unification at Composite Shapes Manufacturing
Igor Taranenko, National Aerospace University “KhAI”

Rheological Behavior of Epoxy-Based Syntactic Foams
Dhruv Bansal, Trelleborg Offshore

Smart Toolingâ„¢ Smart Caul Manufacturing Case Study: Skin-Pylon, Trailing Edge Closeout
Thomas Margraf, Spintech LLC

The Effect of Integrated Bio-composite Materials into Composite Structures
Colby Hashimoto, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

Waterjet Machining of Small Features
Mohamed Hashish, Flow International Corporation

Forming Technologies

Development of Manufacturing Technology for Continuous Carbon Fiber Solid Structure by 3D Printer
Kengo Yasuhira, SUPER RESIN, Inc.

Preforming Technologies to Ensure Reproducibility and Cycle Time
Franck Bourcier, Loiretech

Out-of-Autoclave (OOA)

Effect on Out-of-Autoclave Manufacturing Process on the Mechanical Properties of the Unidirectional Carbon Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composites
Zaffar Khan, Institute of Space Technology

Out-of-Autoclave Processing of Phthalonitrile Composites by Prepreg Rheology Optimisation
Qin Lei, Aerospace Research Institute of Materials and Processing Technology

Reduction of Surface Defects in Out of Autoclave (OoA) Composites with Conformal Rubber Mandrels
Joe Severino, Aerospace Corp

Process Control

High Speed, High Resolution, On-Line Inspection
Timothy Potts, Dark Field Technologies, Inc.

Integrating Optical Measuring for better Process Control
John Psilopoulos, Trilion Quality System

Smart Factory Applications for Integrated Laser Projection and Automatic Inspection
Scott Blake, Aligned Vision (formerly Assembly Guidance)

The Verification of Applicability of the Use of Embedded Microwire Temperature Sensors in Repair Scenarios
Johann Rose, Advanced Processing Technology, Inc.

Production of biobased additives

Biorizon, The Way to Aromatics
Ludo Diels, VITO

Rapid Cure & Manufacturing Processing Technologies

Estimation of Applicability of Infrared Assisted Pseudo through Transmission Infrared Radiation Heat Method Using for Aircraft Rapid Assembling
Yuichi Yui, Mitsubishi Heavy Indtstries LTD.

Rapid Processing of Nanomaterial-reinforced Carbon Fiber/Nylon 6 Hybrid Composites Using Thermoplastic Resin Transfer Molding (T-RTM)
Young-Bin Park, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology

Resin Infusion/Liquid Molding/VARTM Composites Processing

Complex Geometry, Hollow HP-RTM Carbon Fiber Parts
Tobias Jansen, Hennecke GmbH

Improved Cosmetics of Infused Panels with Coring Materials
Anthony Bennett, Interplastic

Interfacial and Mechanical Properties with Different Permeability for Three Patterend Glass Fiber/Epoxy Composites by VARTM
Joung Man Park, Gyeongsang National University

UV Cure & EB Cure

Properties of UV Cured Filament Wound Composites
Jonathan Shaw, Allnex

Market Applications

Consumer Products
Nano Silica-Carbon-Silver Ternary Hybrid Induced Antimicrobial Composite Films
Manik Chandra Biswas, Tuskegee University


Corrosion Resistant Vinyl Ester Resin for Potable Water Service
Eric Powell, Ashland


GFRP Recess Protection Panels for Locks and Dams
PV Vijay, WVU

Glass-Polymer Composite High Pressure Pipes and Joints
Gangarao Hota, West Virginia University

Pull-out Strength of Composite Rebar Made Using a Three-Dimensional Braiding Machine
David Jensen, Brigham Young University

Military & Defense

Characterization of Hybridized Ultra-high Molecular Weight Polyethylene Composites for Improved Soldier Protection
Lionel Vargas-Gonzalez, U.S. Army Research Laboratory

Non-Destructive Evaluation & Testing

Composite Repair

Non-Destructive Inspections and Repair of Laminate Composites
Eylem Asmatulu, Wichita State University

Non-Destructive Inspection & Testing

Adaptive Ultrasound Technology for the Inspection of Variable Geometry Composite Material
Etienne Grondin, Olympus NDT

Detection of Incipient Thermal Damage in Carbon Fiber-Bismaleimide Composites using Hand-Held FTIR
Ryan Toivola, University of Washington MSE

Development of Engineered Damage Calibration Samples
Vinay Dayal, Iowa State University

Non-Destructive Quantitation of PTFE in a Composite Structure
Lucio Flores, RBC Bearings Inc.

Quality Control of Adhesively Bonded Composite Lap-Joints using Mechanical Tests and OTS
Ermias Koricho, Composite Vehicle Research Center, MSU

Unique Methodology of Testing Transverse Tensile Properties of Unidirectional Reinforced Pultruded Composites.
Fayaz Ali, Glasforms, Polyone

Sensors & Sensor Technologies

Concrete-FRP Interfacial Bond Monitoring with Self-Triggering Fiber Optic Sensors
Kunal Joshi, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

Structural Health Monitoring

A Novel Damage Detection Technique in Hybrid Bonded Structures by Application of Ultrasonic Interface Guided Waves
Mark Jahanbin, Boeing

An Ultrasonic Guided Wave Based Impact and Bond Line SHM of Stiffened Composite Structures
Frank Abdi, AlphaSTAR Corporation

Extracting Information from Damaged Carbon Fiber Composites Using High Definition Fiber Optic Sensing (HD-FOS)
Aida Rahim, Luna Innovations

Hybrid Fiber Optic/Piezoelectric Based Diagnostic and Finite Element Based Prognostic Structural Health Monitoring
Frank Abdi, AlphaSTAR Corporation

Testing (destructive)

The Latest Testing Technologies for the Characterization of Fibers, Rovings and the Fiber-Matrix-Adhesion
Ulrich Moerschel, Textechno Herbert Stein GmbH & Co. KG