Northeastern University in partnership with the Charles Pankow Foundation, Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger, and Klepper, Hahn & Hyatt


This project is funded in part by:

Charles Pankow Foundation

National Science FoundationXSEDE

American Composites Manufacturers Association Pultrusion Industry Council 

Northeastern University Klepper, Hahn & Hyatt Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc.

In-kind Support:


Capone Iron




This material is based upon work supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. EHR-0654176. This work used the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), which is supported by National Science Foundation under Grant No. ACI-1548562.  We thank D. J. Choi for his assistance with optimizing the simulation software used in this research, which was made possible through the XSEDE Extended Collaborative Support Service (ECSS) program. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.