Research directions

Plant Fibres and Plant Fibre Composites

                      

  • Single fibre testing: thermo-hygro-mechanical characterization, in situ testing...
  • Plant fibre composite manufacturing and testing
  • Plant fibre processing optimization
  • Multiscale modelling and simulation

Composite Structural Health Monitoring

          

  • Development of in-house sensors and integration solutions
  • Development of signal and data treatment methods to monitor material/structure during fatigue and in-service loading
  • Modelling of damage-induced AE wave generation and propagation