Student Projects

Student Projects Plastics & Composites Engineering

During their senior year, Plastics & Composites Engineering students design and implement a project of their choosing. Students present their projects to their peers, faculty, and project sponsors at the end of spring quarter. Projects are often in collaboration with companies in industry. Below are examples of Senior Project posters from past graduates.

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JCATI Project


Curtis Hjorten, "The Effects of Processing Parameters on Warp in Composite Sandwich Structures" -in collaboration with Zodiac Aerospace


Eric Leone, "Prepreg Manufacturing Development: Treater Automation" -in collaboration with Zodiac Aerospace

Mike Miller, "Investigation Percent Elongation of Polylactic Acid Using Solid State Foaming"
-in collaboration with MicroGreen Polymers