Research Areas

Braid Reinforced Composite Materials

Braid Reinforced Composite Materials

Braid Reinforced Composite Materials

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 Braiding is a very versatile preform manufacturing technique that has broad potential applications including briad reinforced medical catheters and structural reinforcement of concrete structures. 

3D Printing

Braid Reinforced Composite Materials

Braid Reinforced Composite Materials

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 3D printing of thermoplastic and CNC reinforced thermoplastic materials.

Shape Memory Polymers (SMPs)

Braid Reinforced Composite Materials

Biobased Composites and Nanocomposites

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 Shape Memory Polymers (SMPs) and Shape Memory Polymer Composites (SMPCs) for multi-functional composite materials and structures.

Biobased Composites and Nanocomposites

Biobased Composites and Nanocomposites

Biobased Composites and Nanocomposites

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 Biobased composites are the future in terms of biodegradability and reduction of carbon print. 

Electrospinning

Biobased Composites and Nanocomposites

Electrospinning

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 Use of electrospinning for production and utilization of sub-micron level fibers for various applications.

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