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Summer Examination Session 2016

The summer examination session at CMASLab started on August 9th with the exam in Manufacturing of Polymer Composites. It will be followed by the written exam in Aircraft Structures and the oral examinations in An Introduction to the Finite-Element Method and in Structural Optimization, ending on September 2nd . Read more 


CMASLab at FPCM 13 in Kyoto

The CMASLab, represented by Mario Danzi, participated at the 13th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM 13) that was held from July 6th to 9th 2016 at the Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, Japan. Danzi presented his work on "Numerical analysis of post-filling flow in hybrid OOA prepreg / LCM processes" and a poster on "Bicomponent Fibers for Thermoplastic Composites: Concept and Manufacture". Read more 


Pilatus Aicraft visiting the CMASLab

On Monday, June 27th , the CEO Markus Bucher and the VP Research & Development Bruno Cervia of Pilatus Aircraft Ltd visited our CMASLab. We had the chance to present our research in the fields of aerospace structures, vibro-acoustics, as well as metamaterial-based structural damping. We hope that our research topics are of interest for their future endeavors, and we thank them for their visit and the fruitful discussions. Read more 


CMASLab at ECCM17 in Munich

The CMASLab participated at the seventeenth European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM17) that took place June 26-30, 2016, in Munich, Germany. Our lab was represented by Prof. Dr. Paolo Ermanni, Dr. Joanna Wong, Claudia Thurnherr, Christoph Schneeberger and Falk Runkel. The delegates contributed with talks about our recent research, including a keynote lecture given by Prof. Ermanni on “Multifunctional Composite Structures for Morphing Applications”. Read more 

Upcoming Conferences

ICCS19 Porto

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September 5-9, 2016

The 19th International Conference on Composite Structures wil take place in Porto, Portugal.
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SAMPE Europe Conference 16 Liege

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September 13-15, 2016

The SAMPE Europe Conference 16 will take place September 13-15, 2016 in Liege, Belgium.
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Zurich Heart

CMASLab participates in the Zurich Heart project. The goal of this project is to develop a hyperelastic hybrid membrane for a biomimetic blood propulsion system.

Our research in this project focuses on the optimization of the pump chamber to minimize the mechanical loading on the hybrid membrane and the blood. Read more

SCCER Mobility

CMASLab is a member of the SCCER Mobility project which helps the current fossil fuel-based transportation system transition to a sustainable one with minimal CO2 output and zero-pollutant emissions.

Our research within this project is in developing cost-effective novel materials and processes for thermoplastic composite materials for applications in the automotive industry. Read more

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