Digimat-FE for Material Engineering & Effects of Defects
Lunch and Learns


This Lunch & Learn will illustrate how Digimat can be used to explore and understand the effect of some process, fabrication or usage induced defects in composites. A holistic investigation approach is proposed using the multiscale material modeling techniques – which are essential to handle the several scales involved in exploring the different consequences due to the presence of defects in the material. We will focus on defects at the microstructure such as porosities, inclusions, fiber cracking as well as defects at the mesostructure  level – examples include: non-uniform fiber/matrix distribution and delamination.

Attend one of our FREE Lunch and Learns! 

Date Location Time
Friday, August 18, 2017
MSC Troy
50 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 430
Troy, MI 48084
11:30PM - 1:30PM



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Presenters

Dustin Souza holds a Master of Science in Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University. While earning his Masters Degree, Dustin worked closely with his advisor, Dr. Byron Pipes, to launch a composites nanohub site which encompassed all composites simulation programs. Dustin has worked as an Application Engineer at e-Xstream Engineering, an MSC Software Company, since 2013 and now specializes in partnering with automotive OEMs and suppliers to solve complex engineering challenges, especially those related to composites.