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10/16/2018 | 1 MINUTE READ

Technical paper award-winners

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The 2018 CAMX Steering Committee has selected this year’s CAMX Technical Paper Award winners.

The 2018 CAMX Steering Committee has selected this year’s CAMX Technical Paper Award winners. Each awardee has addressed critical areas important to the composites and advanced materials industry from business, applications and research perspectives. Here is a listing of the award-winning papers, by track, and when they are scheduled to be presented during CAMX 2018:

Additive Manufacturing: Current Technology in Manufacturing and Materials

  • “Novel In-process Inspection Method for Additive Manufacturing”
  • David Maass, Flightware
  • Tuesday, 4:30-4:55 p.m., East Fork-Ballroom D3

Advances in Materials: Thermoplastic Materials & Applications

  • “Thermoplastic Composites for Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing”
  • Dylan Cousins, Colorado School of Mines
  • Thursday, 10:30-10:55 a.m., D220/D227

Bonding & Joining: Adhesives

  • “Evaluation of Alumina Grit Particulate Size and Removal Procedures on the Grit-Blast/Sol-Gel Surface Preparation Process”
  • Corey Kondash, University of Dayton Research Institute
  • Thursday, 9-9:25 a.m., D225/D226

Design, Analysis, and Simulation: Process Modeling & Simulation

  • “Smart Connection Between CAD/CAE/CAM Software for Optimizing Composite Lay-Up Strategy”
  • Laurent Dubreuil, STELIA Aerospace
  • Thursday, 11-11:25 a.m., D223/D224

Green & Sustainability: Life Cycle Assessments

  • “Calculating the Embodied Energy of Recycled Composites”
  • Komal Kooduvalli, UT/ORNL
  • Wednesday, 1-1:25 p.m., D222

Manufacturing & Processing Technologies: Out-of-Autoclave (OOA)

  • “Robust Manufacturing of Complex-Shaped Parts Using Out-of-Autoclave Prepregs with Discontinuous Formats”
  • Patricio Martinez, University of Southern California
  • Thursday, 4-4:25 p.m., D222

Market Applications: Automotive and Light Truck

  • “Scaling Effects of Glass Fiber-Reinforced Epoxy in Fatigue”
  • Ian Swentek, Hexion Inc.
  • Thursday, 9-9:25 a.m., Elm Fork-Ballroom D2

Non-Destructive Evaluation & Materials Testing: Structural Health Monitoring

  • “Comparing Acoustic Emission and Guided Ultrasonic Wave Data to Evaluate Damage States in Glass Fiber-Reinforced Epoxy”
  • David Miller, Montana State University
  • Thursday, 11-11:25 a.m., D222


  • HP-RTM on the rise

    Decades of development have propelled it to prominence but its future demands industrial solutions for handling cost, complexity and process control.

  • Supersonic flight goes commercial, again

    Boom Technology describes its program to validate a cost-effective faster-than-sound airliner.

  • Composites 101: Fibers and resins

    Compared to legacy materials like steel, aluminum, iron and titanium, composites are still coming of age, and only just now are being better understood by design and manufacturing engineers. However, composites’ physical properties — combined with unbeatable light weight — make them undeniably attractive. 

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