UT FCMF actively participated in CAMX 2022. UT had a booth at the educational pavilion in the exhibition hall. UT closely coordinating with IACMI-The Composites Institute at the event.
Two UT students presented their research on (1) Kaustubh Mungale on magnesium-carbon fiber composite bonding; and (2) Benjamin Schwartz on bio-composites manufacturing and characterization.
UT was selected as a finalist under the Infinite Market Growth category for the ACE awards (Advancing Composites Excellence) for its work on modular energy efficient cladding panels. Carbon Rivers a start up in wind blade recycling in Knoxville, TN won an ACE award for glass fiber recycling. Our own student Warren Smith works with Carbon Rivers for his research and was in integral contributor. Congratulations to the team!
Our collaborators at ORNL Vipin Kumar, David Nuttal, Ahmed Hassen and team won the CAMX Best of Show award for their AM-CM technology, an incredible and prestigious award. Congratulations to the ORNL team.
UT faculty and collaborator Dayakar Penumadu and team won the SAMPE award for their work on the Composite Bridge. Congratulation to Penumadu and team.
We are grateful to CAMX for these various opportunities.