On July 9th 2015, Claudio di Fratta successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled “Combined Experimental-Numerical Methods to Monitor Liquid Composite Molding and Characterize Textile Permeability”. His research investigated novel approaches to monitor the manufacturing and to evaluate the quality of LCM-made composite parts considering combinations of experimental-numerical methods. Furthermore, he contributed to the development of novel methodologies for the characterization of textile permeability.
The Composite Materials and Adaptive Structures Lab congratulates him and we wish him all the best!
Author: E.Furger | Date: 14.07.2015 | Details: »»
On July 7th 2015, Rebekka Ginés defended her doctoral thesis entitled “Material Development for Friction Based Vibration Control”. The research focus of Rebekka was the development and optimization of electrostatic tuneable friction dampers. In order to to improve their potential she investigated on novel dielectric materials with enhanced permittivity, friction and wear resistance properties.
We congratulate her on this great achievement and wish her all the best for the future!
Author: | Date: 08.07.2015 | Details: »»
Christoph Karl obtained his Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany. During his Master’s in Aerospace Engineering, he specialized in functional lightweight structures and composite technologies, carrying out his Master’s thesis entitled “Multifunctional Dual-Matrix Composites for Thin-Walled Deployable Space Structures” at the Space Structures Laboratory at Caltech in Pasadena, California. In the CMAS lab, Christoph will investigate the realization of highly integrated multi-material lightweight systems for biomedical applications using combined Additive Manufacturing and Composite processes. We wish him all the best for the future!
Author: OscarChesa Llaquet | Date: 02.07.2015 | Details: »»
From June 11th through 12th, 2015, Dr. Joanna Wong visited the Institut für Verbundwerkstoffe (IVW) on the occasion of their 25th anniversary. The symposium featured contributions from both industry and academia on composite materials, processing and modeling. Students and startup companies presented posters and there were panel discussions on thermoplastic composites versus thermoset composites. The Laboratory for Composite Materials and Adaptive Structures congratulates IVW on the 25 years of excellent work in the field of composite materials.
Author: Edgar A. Flores Parra | Date: 15.06.2015 | Details: »»
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