Aerospace Materials Laboratory

Delicate wires extending from carbon fiber at the microscopic scaleCilium-like fibers protruding from a carbon fiber cylinder at microscopic scaleWispy white aramid fibers at the nanoscaleKevlar being punctured with a machineMaterial being mechanically testedGraphene shown at a micrometer scaleBlock M logo etched into graphene at a microscopic scaleBlock M logo shown at a microscopic scaleA 3D-printed featherOrange polymer in the shape of a block M logo

Welcome to AML

Aerospace Materials Laboratory at University of Michigan is a research laboratory focused on the development and application of active materials. This lab provides a cultivating atmosphere for which research professionals, academia, graduate and undergraduate students can collaborate on the solution to modern technological problems through material systems.

Lab News

Congratulations to Jalal Nasser on defending his thesis “Nanostructured Interphases for Improved Interfacial Adhesion in Structural and Ballistic Composites”

Congratulations to LoriAnne Groo on defending her thesis “Integrated Damage Sensing in Fiber Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites Using Nano- and MicroScale Materials”