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Research

Research Thrust Areas

Computer illustration of a 3D design component


The center's research projects are determined at the semi-annual center meeting of the Industrial Advisory Board (IAB). The research thrusts are in any or all of the following four areas.

  1. DESIGN
    Achieve unique properties through design
  2. MATERIAL
    Develop novel and enhanced materials
  3. MODELING
    Formulate and validate models
  4. PRINTING METHODS
    Improve and create new concepts

Researchers

FACULTY

  • Joey Mead, Ph.D., Center Director, UMass Lowell, Plastics Engineering
  • Christopher Hansen, Ph.D., Site Director, UMass Lowell, Mechanical Engineering
  • Anson Ma, Ph.D., Site Director, UCONN
  • H. Jerry Qi, Ph.D., Site Director, GA Tech,
  • Ali Amirkhizi, UMass Lowell, Mechanical Engineering
  • Carol Barry, Ph.D., UMass Lowell, Plastics Engineering Chair
  • Xu Chen, UCONN, Mechanical Engineering
  • Jasna Jankovic, UCONN, Material Science and Engineering
  • David Kazmer, Ph.D., Plastics Engineering
  • Seung-Kyum Choi, Ph.D., GA Tech, Mechanical Engineering
  • Chris LaRosa, UCONN
  • Ying Li, UCONN, Mechanical Engineering
  • Joe Luciani, UCONN
  • Davide Masato, Ph.D., UMass Lowell, Plastics Engineering
  • Nese Orbey, Ph.D., UMass Lowell, Chemical Engineering
  • Jay Park, Ph.D., UMass Lowell, Plastics Engineering
  • Glaucio H. Paulino, Ph.D., GA Tech, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Amy Peterson, Ph.D., UMass Lowell, Plastics Engineering
  • Rainer Hebert, UCONN, Material Science and Engineering
  • John Reynolds, Ph.D., GA Tech, Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Meisha Shofner, Ph.D., GA Tech, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Leslie Shor, UCONN, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Meg Sobkowicz, Ph.D., UMass Lowell, Plastics Engineering
  • Scott Stapleton, Ph.D., UMass Lowell, Mechanical Engineering
  • Shing Yun, UCONN, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering