John W Gillespie Jr.
Phone: (302) 831-8702
Office: 201C Composite Center
- Researches composite materials, including: manufacturing, design, modeling, simulation, durability, joining and repair.
- Works in manufactured materials used in airplanes, vehicles and soldiers' protective gear, among other applications.
- Currently working on projects funded by the U.S. Army, the Office of Naval Research and the FAA.
- Leads a university-industry consortium with 60+ companies participating. The consortium works on composite materials for industrial products. GM, Dow, Boeing, Lockheeed Martin and Owens Corning are among the companies represented.
Donald C Phillips Professor, Materials Science
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director, Center for Composite Materials