Best Student Paper In Composites

This award is given at the AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, & Materials (SDM) Conference.

2011
"Optimization of Bistable Composite Laminates with Actuated State-Change" at 52nd SDM Conference
D. Betts, H. Kim, and C. Bowen, University of Bath

2012
"Experimental Study on Low-velocity Impact Behavior of Foam-cored Sandwich Panels" at 53rd SDM Conference
Jie Wang, Anthony M. Waas, and Hai Wang, University of Michigan

2013
"Fatigue of Metal-Composite Joints with Penetrative Reinforcement" at 54th SDM Conference
Philip N. Parkes, Richard Butler, and Darryl Almond,  University of Bath

2014
"Adaptive Multistable Flexible Composite Surfaces" at 55th SDM Conference
Y. Cui and M. Santer,  Imperial College of London

2015
"Buckling analysis and optimization of blade stiffened variable stiffness panels" at AIAA SciTech 2015 Conference
Broderick Coburn, University of Bristol

2016
"Modeling the Bistability of Laminated Composite Toroidal Slit Tubes" at AIAA SciTech 2016 Conference
Geoffrey Knott, University of Surry

2017
"Investigation of the Effects of Porosity on the Overall Thermomechanical Properties of Graded Metal-Ceramic Composites" at AIAA SciTech 2017 Conference
Phillip Deierling, University of Iowa

2018
"Peridynamic Modeling of Damage in Laminated Composites Reinforced with Z-pins due to Low-velocity Impacts" at AIAA SciTech 2018 Conference
Forrest Baber, Virginia Commonwealth University

2019
"Effects of fiber surface treatment and nozzle geometry in structural properties of additively manufactured two-phase composites" at AIAA SciTech 2019 Conference
Easir Arafat Papon, University of Alabama Tuscaloosa

2020
"Morphing Composite Cylindrical Lattices: Thermal Effects and Actuation" at AIAA SciTech 2020 Conference
Ciarán McHale, University of Limerick, Ireland