Current projects of the Department Composite Materials

EU-Project NANOLEAP (Horizon 2020)

01.01.2015 - 30.06.2018

Nanocomposite for building constructions and civil infrastructures: European network pilot production line to promote industrial application cases

Partners: 18 research partners
Contact: Prof. Dr. Gert Heinrich


01.06.2016 - 31.05.2018

Development of a manufacturing process for load adapted thermoplastic fibre reinforced composite (FRP) parts with three-dimensional shape by applying new material and tooling concepts

Partners: Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkzeugmaschinen und Umformtechnik (IWU);
Sirris Collective centre of the Belgian technology industry
Contact: Dr. Axel Spickenheuer


01.01.2016 - 31.12.2017

Development of multifunctional elastomeric heated covers for thermal binder activation processes with complex geometries

Material studies and measures on functional integration and service life evaluation of a novel active elastomeric cover system for binder activation processes

Partners: Qpoint Composite GmbH
Contact: Dr. Axel Spickenheuer

DFG (research grant)

01.01.2015 - 31.12.2017

Multifunctional materials based on cellulose and graphene

Contact: Dr. Haisong Qi

AiF-IGF Project LoVarMED

01.08.2015 - 31.10.2017

Development of a simulation-based technology for the fabrication of load-adapted, fibre-based implants with defined and locally variable stiffness

Partners: TUD, Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology,
Prof. Dr. Chokri Cherif;
TUD, Centre for Translational Bone, Joint and Soft Tissue Research, Prof. Dr. Michael Gelinsky
Contact: Dr. Axel Spickenheuer

DFG (research grant)

01.07.2014 - 30.06.2017

Multifunctional carbon fibre surfaces and interfaces in polymer composites

Contact: Dr. Shang-Lin Gao


01.09.2013 - 28.02.2017

In-line Modifizierung dreidimensionaler Kunststoff-Formteile

Contact: Dr. Uwe Gohs
Dr. Michaela Gedan-Smolka

AiF-ZIM Project Holz-FKV-Verbund

01.09.2014 - 31.12.2016

Entwicklung der technischen Lösung und des Verfahrens für die Herstellung von hochbeanspruchten Werkstoffverbunden aus Holzkleinquerschnitten und Faser-Kunststoff-Verbunden (FKV)

Entwicklung einer Technologie zur Holz-FKV-Verbundherstellung und simulationenstechnische Validierung des Werkstoffverbunds

Partners: Ingenieurholzbau Jörg Pikart UG;
MSM Maschinenbau GmbH;
TUD, Institut für Holz- und Papiertechnik
Contact: Dr. Axel Spickenheuer