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Page for  Quality and Manufacturing Engineering for Advanced Composites Materials

HPMI is developing and improving affordable manufacturing processes that provide rapid, custom-made composite fabrication capabilities.

Page for Advanced Manufacturing and Out-of-Autoclave Processing for Composites and Nanocomposites

The use of fuel cells and supercapacitors is expected to grow exponentially over the next few years. New energy generation and storage devices must be made more efficient.

HPMI is exploring emerging processing techniques for composites and nanomaterials, such as developing and testing supercritical fluids (SCF) assisted process. SCF can be a cost effective tool for micro-/nano-structures control during materials processing.

Page for Advanced Materials for Energy and Power

Page for Emerging Processing Techniques for Advanced Materials

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have amazing electrical, mechanical, photonic and thermal properties.

Research Page for Carbon Nanotubes Enhanced High-Performance Multifunctional Composites

  • SME Innovations That Could Change The Way You Manufacture Award, 2009
  • Nanotech Briefs Nano 50 Award, 2008
  • R&D Magazine Micro/Nano 25 Award, 2007

What is Buckypaper?

  • A novel easy-to-handle thin film formed using carbon nanotubes or fibers