Expertise

Biobased Composites Development, Environmentally Friendly Composites Manufacturing, Affordable Manufacturing of Thermoplastic and Thermoset Fiber Reinforced Composites, Composites Process Design and Modeling, Fire Exposure of Polymer Matrix Composites, Nondestructive Evaluation, Low Velocity, High Strain Rate, & Ballistic Characterization of Advanced Materials, Smart Composite Materials Development, Nano-Composites Development

Communities
Mechanical Engineering
Degrees
PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Materials Engineering, 2005
MS, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Materials Engineering, 2003
BS, North Dakota State University, Mechanical Engineering, 2001
Keywords
mechanical engineering materials processing engineering composite materials polymeric materials materials processing and finishing biopolymeric materials plastics biobased materials
Honors

Gehrts Professorship, NDSU, 2017

Associations
American Society for Composites
American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Bioengineering Division
Society of Plastics Engineers