CAMX 2018 Announces Technical Paper and Poster Session Winners

CAMX recognizes outstanding composites research from students, engineers and industry professionals

October 18, 2018 (Dallas, TX) CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo is proud to announce the CAMX 2018 Technical Paper Award and Poster Session winners. Every year, CAMX recognizes outstanding research that will impact the next generation of composites innovation. CAMX technical papers covers critical areas important to the composites and advanced materials industry from business, applications, and research perspectives. Poster sessions put the work of the next generation of researchers, engineers and industry professionals on display.

This year’s Technical Paper Award winners are:

  • David Maass, Flightware – Novel Inprocess Inspection Method for Additive Manufacturing
  • Dylan Cousins, Colorado School of Mines– Thermoplastic Composites for Wind Turbine Blade
  • Corey Kondash, University of Dayton Research Institute – Evaluation of Alumina Grit Particulate Size and Removal Procedures on the Grit-Blast/Sol-Gel Surface Preparation Process
  • Laurent Dubreuil, STELIA Aerospace – Smart Connection Between CAD/CAE/CAM Software for Optimizing Composite Lay-Up Strategy
  • Komal Kooduvalli, UT/ORNL – Calculating the Embodied Energy of Recycled Composites
  • Patricio Martinez, University of Southern California – Robust Manufacturing of Complex-Shaped Parts Using Out-of-Autoclave Prepregs with Discontinuous Formats
  • Ian Swentek, Hexion Inc – Scaling Effects of Glass Fiber Reinforced Epoxy in Fatigue
  • David Miller, Montana State University – Comparing Acoustic Emission and Guided Ultrasonic Wave Data to Evaluate Damage States in Glass Fiber Reinforced Epoxy

This year’s Poster Session Winner is:

  • Praveen K.R. Majjigapu, Hota V.S. GangaRao, Ruifeng R. Liang, West Virginia University – NextGeneration Multifunctional Composite System for Resilient Infrastructure

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