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Matteo Polcari

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Matteo Polcari Ph.D. Candidate


Finite Element Simulation

Research Interest

Finite element simulation of textile fabrics, automated manufacturing of composite wind turbine blades

Educational Background

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, UMass Lowell, 2015
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, UMass Lowell, 2014


Matteo is a lifelong MA resident and has been a student at UMass Lowell since 2010. His graduate-level academic and research focus has been on finite element simulations and composite materials, especially related to composite wind turbine blades and their associated manufacturing processes.