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FCMF students make big impact at the SPE ACCE

The Society for Plastics Engineers (SPE) Automotive Composites Conference and Exposition (ACCE) is North America’s largest show in Automotive Composites. This event brings major OEMs, Tiers, material suppliers, academia and international partners to a common forum to learn and exchange ideas on next generation technologies.

A signature event of this conference is the Student Poster session which features research from students at all levels – undergraduate, Masters and PhD. The poster entries are compelling and provide the latest technologies at various academic institutions in the US, Canada, Europe and other countries.

of the 45 posters presented in 2022, FCMF students Vinit Chaudhary, Benjamin Schwartz, Sanjita Wasti, George Chahine, John Klepzig presented posters on their state of the art research. The research areas represented Recycled Carbon Fiber Methodologies, Thermoplastic carbon fiber impregnated tapes, Biocomposites for Trailer applications, Automated Tape Placemenbt and Machining of advanced composites.

Congratulations to the students on winning these prestigious poster award sponsored by SPE ACCE and Dassault Systems- Sanjita Wasti (PhD category 1st place $750; George Chahine 3rd place (PhD $250), Vinit Chaudhary 1st place (MS, $500).

Vinit Chaudhary received first place in MS student poster category for his work on carbon fiber recycling

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