Pipes, Robert Byron

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Printing with Continuous Multifunctional Composite Materials
  1. Materials and Manufacturing
Pipes, Robert Byron
Printed Tooling with Heating Circuits Printed In Situ
  1. Materials and Manufacturing
Pipes, Robert Byron
Vacuum Assisted Resin Transfer Molding
  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Aeronautics
Pipes, Robert Byron


Dr. R. Byron Pipes is the John L. Bray Distinguished Professor of Engineering in Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University. Dr. Pipes is the Executive Director of the Purdue Composites Manufacturing & Simulation Center, Director of the Design, Modeling, and Simulation Technology Area of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing, and Director of the Composites Design and Manufacturing HUB. He received his B.S. from Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, M.S.E. from Princeton University, and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Pipes is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society of Engineering Sciences of Sweden. His most recent research programs focus on the development of composites manufacturing with emphasis on additive manufacturing.

For additional information, visit Dr. Pipes' Purdue webpage: https://engineering.purdue.edu/MSE/People/ptProfile?id=1436
or Purdue Composites Manufacturing & Simulation Center: http://www.purdue.edu/cmsc/
or Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Design: http://iacmi.org/technology-areas/design-modeling-and-simulation-technology-area/
or Composites Design and Manufacturing HUB: https://cdmhub.org/