2020 Technical Paper Award Winners Announced

Technical Paper Winners Announced for CAMX 2020

CAMX recognizes outstanding composites research from students, engineers, and industry professionals
September 23, 2020 (Arlington, VA) CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo is proud to announce the 2020 Technical Paper Award winners. Every year, CAMX recognizes outstanding research that will impact the next generation of composites innovation. CAMX technical papers cover critical areas that are important to the composites and advanced materials industry from business, applications, and research perspectives.

Congratulations to this year’s winners:

  • A Minimally Intrusive Impact Detection System for Aircraft Moveables using Random Forest | Li Ai
  • Fatigue Life Assessment of Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastics for Longitudinal Leaf Springs | Fabian Becker
  • Stitched Composites with Three-Dimensional Stitch Paths | Andrew Lovejoy
  • Surface Activation Methods for Bonding to Thermoplastics: Plasma and a New Tailored Ultraviolet Radiation Method | Sina Chaeichian​​​​​
  • Thin-ply: Exploration and Manufacturing with Automated Fiber Placement | Ramy Harik


About CAMX
CAMX brings together all aspects of the world’s composites and advanced materials communities to discover the latest products, solutions and advanced industry knowledge. View CAMX 2019 highlights here, and visit CAMX to learn more. CAMX 2020 will be held September 21-24 virtually.

About ACMA
The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) is the world’s largest composites industry trade group. We are manufacturers, material and equipment suppliers, distributors, academia and end users, dedicated to growing the composites market. We serve our members and the industry by promoting the competitive advantage and versatility of composite materials. ACMA offers composites industry educational resources through our Education Hub, CAMX, conferences, webinars, and Certified Composites Technician (CCT®) program. We develop standards and specifications that drive preference for the use of composites in place of traditional materials. We lead advocacy efforts via legislative and regulatory channels to achieve a more viable composites industry. Together, we are shaping the future of composites.

The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE®), a global professional member society, providing enhanced educational opportunities by delivering information on new and advanced materials and processing technology. SAMPE provides growth and educational opportunities via conferences, exhibitions, technical forums, and publications. As the only technical society encompassing all fields of endeavor in materials and processes, SAMPE provides a unique and valuable forum for scientists, engineers, and academicians. SAMPE North America is a regional subsidiary of SAMPE serving Canada, Mexico, and the United States.