Research and Development Capabilities

The Advanced Structures and Composite Center is unique in its capabilities as a one-stop-shop for developing a composite product or structure from the conceptual stage through research, manufacturing of prototypes, comprehensive testing and evaluation, code approval and commercialization. Our faculty, engineers and research staff have design, engineering and analysis expertise:

  • Commercial software such as ANSYS, ABAQUS, Solid Works, and Matlab, plus the capability to write custom finite element codes
  • Product development
  • Engineering services
  • Marine composites
  • Composite materials
  • Embedded sensors
  • Plastic materials
  • Adhesives
  • Structural testing
  • Materials testing
  • Building code reports