Engineering | Adaptive Intelligent Materials & Systems Center (AIMS)

Damage Precursor Detection in Polymer Matrix Composites Using Novel Smart Composite Particles

Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Develop hybrid and multifunctional smart composite particles
Exploit stress sensitive properties such asĀ  color and conductivity changes to provide information on damage precursor and propagation
Integrate particle synthesis, characterization, sensing/monitoring in polymer matrix composites (PMCs)