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

ARLINGTON, VA, November 4, 2022CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo is proud to announce the 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:

Design and Fabrication of an Energy Absorbing Hybrid S-Glass/Epoxy Composite Laminate with Shear Thickening Fluid Infused Fabrics for Impact Applications | Erik A. Hobbs, Richard D. Dombrowski, Norman Wagner, Bazle Haque

Effects of Mechanical Recycling on Carbon Fiber-Based Hybrid Composites | Mitchell L. Rencheck, Vipin Kumar, Halil Tekinalp, Vinit Chaudhary, Samarthya Bhagia, Vlastimil Kunc, Soydan Ozcan, Brian Knouff, Uday Vaidya, and Patrick Blanchard

Influence of Process Conditions on the Extrudate and Inter-Bead Geometries in Extrusion Deposition Additive Manufacturing | Pasita Pibulchinda, Eduardo Barocio, Anthony J. Favaloro, R. Byron Pipes

Large Scale Polymer Additive Manufacturing of Lightweight Foam Structures | Tyler Smith, Vipin Kumar, Vidya Kishore, Katie Copenhaver, John Lindahl, Vlastimil Kunc

Natural Fiber Composites with Enhanced Impact-Damage Resistance Via Bioinspired Helicoid Fiber Architectures | Lorenzo Mencattelli,Jia Long Liu, Ping Yee Chua, Van Phan Nguyen Hong, Vincent B C Tan, Tong-Earn

Through Transmission Laser Welding of PPS and PEI Continuous Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites | Jeff L. Ellis, Miranda Marcus, Matt A. Nitsch

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. CAMX 2022 was held in Anaheim, CA, from October 17 – 20, 2022. Learn more.

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, provides 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.