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Dr. Michel van Tooren

Endowed Chair for Multifunctional Materials and Structures

Multifunctional Materials and Structures
CENTER OF ECONOMIC EXCELLENCE

  • Specializes in manufacturing processes, machines and design software for thermoplastic composites
  • Builds on deep knowledge of aerospace engineering
  • Thrives on strong relations with the industry
  • Is financially supported by Industry, SC Government, Federal Government

Developed 3D Printer for Continuous Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers, Technology for Induction Welding of Thermoplastic Composites, design and simulation software for fiber steering and induction welding.

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