Speaker: Uday Vaidya
Title: Recent advances in Composites Technologies at IACMI-The Composites Institute
Date/Time:1 June 2022 / 17:30 - 18:30
Abstract:The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI)-The Composites Institute is a Manufacturing USA institute with 130+ member partners. IACMI focuses on TRL 4-7 work in advanced composites for automotive, wind, gas storage, aerospace and Infrastructure. Since its founding in 2015 the Institute has executed 55+ projects led by industry partners. This seminar will weave in advanced composites processes, design & modeling, material intermediates, sustainability, composites recycling, life cycle analysis, and emerging trends. The seminar would welcome interactive discussions and dialogue.
Bio: Dr. Uday Vaidya is the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (UT-ORNL) Governor's Chair in Advanced Composites Manufacturing. Vaidya serves as the Chief Technology Officer for IACMI-The Composites Institute. Vaidya has 30+ years of experience in a broad range of composites for defense, transportation and industrial applications. He serves as the Editor in Chief for Elsevier Composites B:Engineering journal. Vaidya is the author of the book 'Composites for Automotive, Mass Transit and Truck'.