Advances in Materials

Listed below are the anticipated Technical Papers and Education Sessions for CAMX. The list below is not final and subject to change at any time. The final program schedule will be available July of 2017.

Advances in Materials


Improving Adhesive Bonding of Composites through Surface Characterization using Inverse Gas Chromatography (IGC) Methods [Tech Paper]

Rita Johnson, University of Washington

Carbon Fiber

Carbon Based Alpha Silicon Carbide Fibers for Use in Composites [Tech Paper]

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 [Tech Paper]

Getahun Tefera, University of Kwazulu-Natal

Effect on Compression of Sinusoidal Fluted Structured Panel of Carbon Composite of Added Natural Fiber [Tech Paper]

Charles Ward, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Effects of Corrugations on Stiffness Properties of Composite Laminates [Tech Paper]

Jane Xiao, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Enhancing the Mechanical Propeties of Random Discontinuous Carbon Fiber Tape (RDCFT) Composites [Tech Paper]

Mohamed Gabr, kanazawa institute of technology

Novel Prepreg Technology for High Volume Manufacture [Tech Paper]

Allan James, Dow Automotive

Static and Dynamic Materials Analysis of a Carbon Fiber Epoxy Pultrusion System [Tech Paper]

Yves Cordeau, PolyOne Glasforms


Abrasion Resistant Coating for Composite Structures

Patrick Lake, Applied Sciences, Inc.


Opportunities and Economics of Composites

Sanjay Mazumdar, Lucintel LLC


Fibers, Textiles, and Reinforcement Forms

A Study on Hydrogen Storage Tank Material and Manufacturing for Heavy – Duty Trucks [Tech Paper]

Saeil Jeon, Volvo Group Trucks Technology

Continuous-length +45/-45 Spread Tow Fabrics reducing knockdown factor for bias reinforcements [Tech Paper]

Fredrik Ohlsson, Oxeon AB

Developments and Opportunities in Nanocomposites, Functional Fibers, and Carbon Fibers

Satish Kumar, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Fiber Glass Continuous Strand Mat for Infusibility and Durability of Carbon Fiber Fabrics [Tech Paper]

Sandeep Vennam, PPG Fiber Glass

Hybrid Composites based on Discontinuous S-2 Glass & Carbon Fiber Reinforced Nylon 6/6 [Tech Paper]

Craig Homrighausen, AGY Holdings Inc

Repair and Rehabilitation of Damaged Concrete Columns using FRP Strengthening Materials [Tech Paper]

Abulgasem Elarbi, University of Tripoli

Use of Carbon-Glass Hybrid and Basalt Fabric Applications for Concrete Structures [Tech Paper]

PV Vijay, WVU

Flammability, Smoke, Toxicity (FST)

Advanced Benzoxazine Formulation for Semi-Structural FST Applications [Tech Paper]

Mahdi Ghazizadeh, Huntsman

Flame Retardant and Acoustic Light Weight Reinforced Thermoplastic Panel [Tech Paper]

Ruomiao Wang, Hanwha Azdel

Improved Modified Acrylic Resin for Use in Demanding Low Flame Spread/Low Smoke Applications [Tech Paper]

Michael Stevens, Ashland Composites

Glass Fiber

Durability and Damage Tolerance of Chopped Fiber Composite PP-SGF30 [Tech Paper]

Frank Abdi, AlphaSTAR Corporation

GFRP Innovative Shapes – Halls River Bridge Replacement Project [Tech Paper]

Guillermo Claure, University of Miami

How Glass Reinforcements Support the Cost of Electricity Reduction in the Wind Industry

Ryan Cashman, Owens Corning


Material Innovations Expand Lightweighting Options for Pickup Boxes [Tech Paper]

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 [Tech Paper]

Jim Thomason, University of Strathclyde

High Temperature Resins & Adhesives

Effect of Fiber Coating for Toughness Improvement of Geopolymer Matrix Composites [Tech Paper]

Donald Radford, Colorado State University

Mechanical Properties Characterization of Silica/Polysiloxane Ablative Composites [Tech Paper]

Kurt Schellhase, University of Texas at Austin

Multifunctional Materials & Structures

Advances in the Production of Transparent Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics [Tech Paper]

Robert Bral, Institute for Textile Technology of the RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Carbon Fiber-Carbon Nanotube Multiscale Composites – The Key to Multifunctionality [Tech Paper]

Wojciech Szmyt, FHNW University of Applied Science and Technology, Klosterzelgstrasse 2, 5210 Windisch, Switzerland

Corrugated Composite Cylinder Under Compression Loading [Tech Paper]

Kinsie Ward, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Design and Manufacture of a Multifunctional Composite Helical Antenna Using O-ACS [Tech Paper]

Yang Shen, Highland Composites

Post-Fire Residual Mechanical Properties of a Composite Laminate – Experimental Study [Tech Paper]

Elias Toubia, University of Dayton

Study on the Integration of Structure with Flame Retardant and Antibacterial Properties of Composite Faceplates [Tech Paper]

Qian Liu, Aerospace Research Institute of Materials and Processing Technology

The Effect of Multifunction Material on a Composite Structure Under Compression [Tech Paper]

Will McGehee, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Introduction to CoCure Metal Hybrid Composites

Scott Lewit, Structural Composites, inc

Lightweight, Multifunctional Lightning Strike Protection and Shielding Material Engineered to Replace Expanded Metals in Aerospace Composites

Joe Sprengard, General Nano, LLC


Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology

Composite Design Lessons from Nature; Use of Twisted Plywood, or Bouligand Structures in Self-Assembled Cellulose Nanocrystal Composites

Jeffrey Gilman, NIST

Effects of Reflux Time and Temperature on Chemical Functinalization of Helical Carbon Nanotubes [Tech Paper]

Davood Askari, Wichita State University

Scale-up Study and Demonstration of Highly Aligned and High Concentration Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites for Aerospace Applications [Tech Paper]

Claire Jolowsky, Florida State University

The Effect of Cellulose Nanocrystal (CNC) on the Properties of Cementitious Nanocomposites [Tech Paper]

Ali Ghahremaninezhad, University of Miami

Resins & Matrices

A “Drop-In” Composite Matrix via Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition [Tech Paper]

Richard Cooke, University of Southern Mississippi

Analyzing the Effect of Cure Protocol on Epoxy/Diamine Network Formation [Tech Paper]

Andrew Janisse, University of Southern Mississppi

Balancing Processing and Performance in Benzoxazine Matrices [Tech Paper]

Jeremy Weigand, The University of Southern Mississippi

Controlling Hybrid Diamine Architecture for Modulated Mechanical Properties and Oxirane Reactivity [Tech Paper]

Matthew Patterson, The University of Southern Mississippi

Controlling Semi-Crystalline Morphologies of Carbon Fiber Copolymer Precursors based on Polyacrylonitrile [Tech Paper]

Katelyn Cordell, University of Southern Mississippi/School of Polymers and High Performance Materials

Correlating Molecular Architecture to Physical State via Molecular Dynamics Simulations [Tech Paper]

Andrew Frazee, University of Southern Mississippi

Development of Fast-Curing Epoxy Resin with High Heat Resistance. [Tech Paper]

Tayama Kosuke, Super Resin, Inc

Engineering Thermoplastic Additives for Broad Property Enhancement of Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Thermosets [Tech Paper]

Ed Peters, SABIC

Ghost Particles: Effect of Constrained Space on Glassy Polymer Network Formation and Mechanics [Tech Paper]

Travis Palmer, The University of Southern Mississippi

Leveraging High-Toughness, Low Viscosity Resin in Composite Pressure Vessels [Tech Paper]

Brian Edgecombe, Materia Inc

Nanostructured Morphology and Properties of Epoxy Networks Containing Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsequioxane (POSS) and Silica Nanoparticles [Tech Paper]

Amit Sharma, University of Southern Mississippi

Polyurethane Resin Systems for Filament Wound Composites – A Paradign Shift in Materials, Matrices and Technology [Tech Paper]

Mark DSouza, TSE Industries Inc.

Resins for Low VOC and/or Low Odor SMC [Tech Paper]

Thomas Skelskey, Ashland

Structure-Property Relationships of a Toughened, Low Viscosity, Epoxy System for Composite Pressure Vessel Applications [Tech Paper]

Prashanth Badrinarayanan, Olin

Tri-Aromatic Ether Linked Amines Cured with BisF Epoxy Resin [Tech Paper]

Russell Varley, Deakin University

Viscosity Effects on Reaction Induced Phase Separation and Resulting Morphologies of Thermoplastic Toughened Epoxy Networks [Tech Paper]

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 [Tech Paper]

Riley Hilliker, California Polytechnic State University

Evaluation of Sandwich Composites with Fiberglass Reinforced Honeycomb for Extended Service Temperature Up to 350°C [Tech Paper]

Weidong Zhao, Aerospace Research Institute of Materials & Processing Technology

Optimization of Electromagnetic Wave Transmission through Sandwich Composites with Different Core Materials in Ku-Band [Tech Paper]

Zaffar Khan, Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad

Smart Materials, Self-Healing, and Multifunctional Materials

A Recoverable Composite Based on Carbon Nanotube Foam [Tech Paper]

Jiang Li, Florida State University

Thermal Conductive Fillers

Martoxid® TM: Thermally Conductive Aluminas That Help You Beat the Heat [Tech Paper]

Bashar Bakerly, Huber Engineered Materials

Thermoplastic Materials & Resins

An Overview of Recent Developments in FST Composite Materials and Processes for the Transportation Industry [Tech Paper]

Michael Favaloro, CompositeTechs, LLC

Assessing Suitability of Thermoplastics Resins and Composites for Structural Applications [Tech Paper]

Julien Sellier, CompoSIDE Ltd

Assessment of a High Temperature Resistance Polyimide for Sizing of Carbon Fibers for Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites [Tech Paper]

Sam Lukubira, Clemson University

Developing of In-situ Polymerization Thermoplastic Prepreg NS-TEPreg® [Tech Paper]

Kazuya Eto, Nippon Steel & Sumikin Materials Co., Ltd.

Effects of Environmental Exposure on Stiffness and Strength of FDM ULTEM® 9085. [Tech Paper]

Omar Darwish, University of Dayton

Graphene-PEEK Composites as High Temperature Adhesives [Tech Paper]

Andrew Littlefield, US Army RDECOM-ARDEC Benat Labs

Lightweight Composites Using Aliphatic Polyketone Engineering Resin [Tech Paper]

Cary Veith, Esprix Technologies, LP

Long Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites in Offshore Drilling Application [Tech Paper]

Brian Pillay, UAB-MPAD

Novel Dielectric Polymeric Materials for Plastic and Composite Applications [Tech Paper]

michael favaloro, CompositeTechs, LLC

Thermoset Materials & Resins

Atomistic Modeling of Non-Epoxy Based Thermosets: Challenges and Prospects [Tech Paper]

Jeff Sanders, Schrodinger, Inc.

Characterization of High temperature Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polyimide Matrix Composites [Tech Paper]

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 [Tech Paper]

Joseph Severino, The Aerospace Corp

Development of Epoxy Sheet Molding Compounds [Tech Paper]

Tim Langschwager, A. Schulman

Nanocalcite-Modified Thermosetting Resins for Fiber-Reinforced Composites: Properties and Applications [Tech Paper]

James Nelson, 3M

New DCPD based Diol and Polyol for Composites [Tech Paper]

Hui Yu, New Functional Polymers LLC

Porous Phthalonitrile Thermosets Obtained by a Chemically Induced Phase Separation Process of a Degradation Thermoplastic Polymer [Tech Paper]

Ying Guo, Institute of Chemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences

Thermosetting Resins Cured with Transition Metals [Tech Paper]

Hildeberto Nava, Reichhold, LLC2

Urethane (Meth)acrylate Resins – An Endless Variety of Structures Can Lead to Great Opportunities for Innovative Solutions

Steven Brown, Scott Bader Company Ltd

Wetting and Mechanical Properties of Modified Resins [Tech Paper]

Robert Ruckle, Siltech Corporation

X-ray Detectable Sheet Molding Compound for Applications with Direct Food Contact [Tech Paper]

Ruotian Gao, Molded Fiber Glass Companies