The Aerospace and Transportation Materials and Manufacturing (ATMM) pillar primarily conducts research in the following areas: additive manufacturing, automation and control for automotive applications, defect characterization of engineering materials via 3D X-ray imaging, multi-phase flow: applications and fundamentals, material joining/welding techniques, mathematical modelling (FEA/CFD) of manufacturing processes, multi-scale modelling of structure-processing-properties relationships, structural health monitoring of processes and structures, thermo-chemo-mechanical characterization of lightweight alloys and composite materials, and thermal management and cooling technologies for power electronics.
Combined bi-axial and shear testing of a woven composite (courtesy of Dr. Ababs Milani).
Creep-induced void nucleation in a ceramic composite (courtesy of Dr. Lukas Bichler).
Three-point bending testing of a sandwich beam (courtesy of Dr. Jasmin Jelovica).
Dr. Warren Poole
Department of Materials Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering Program
Dr. Lukas Bichler
School of Engineering
May 7, 2018UBC is developing — in conjunction with the Composites Research Network and its industrial partners — an exciting new initiative to reimagine composites manufacturing for the 21st century, bringing together simulation, sensors and data analytics, and automation.
May 6, 2018UBC and Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group have formed a research partnership that will allow the two organizations to collaborate in developing technology and innovative solutions for the mining tire industry.