Director's Note

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Welcome to the Composite Vehicle Research Center website.The following web pages are intended to provide a brief overview of our activities; if you would like to find out more, please get in touch with me. You may also be interested in our latest brochure (Click here - opens in PDF).

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Interim Director, Alejandro Diaz


  • To advance the design of composite shells and structures for vehicles
  • To incorporate material science at the nanoscale with engineering at the macroscale
  • To develop and implement novel technologies for non-destructive evaluation and structural prognosis
  • To disseminate and commercially exploit fundamental research