Donald C Phillips Professor
Center for Composite Materials
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Areas of Expertise
- Researches composite materials, including: manufacturing, design, modeling, simulation, durability, joining and repair.
- Works in manufactured materials used in airplanes, vehicles and soldiers' protective gear, among other applications.
- Currently working on projects funded by the U.S. Army, the Office of Naval Research and the FAA.
- Leads a university-industry consortium with 60-plus companies participating. The consortium works on composite materials for industrial products. GM, Dow, Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Owens Corning are among the companies represented.
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