JAMS is a leader in international coordination of research, development, and standardization for structures constructed from composites and advanced materials. The common goal of this joint center, as with the other COEs, is to create a cost-sharing academic, industrial, and governmental partnership.

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The Center of Excellence for Composites and Advanced Materials (CECAM) is a division of the FAA’s Joint Advanced Materials and Structure Center of Excellence, established in 2004 to assist in ensuring the safe and reliable application of composites and advanced materials to commercial aircraft.

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In December 2003, the Federal Aviation Administration announced a joint award to the University of Washington and Wichita State University to create a new FAA Joint Advanced Materials and Structures Center of Excellence (JAMS). 

Research Areas

material standardizaion

Material Standardization and Shared Databases

 

bonded structures

Bonded Structures

 

structural substantiation

Structural Substantiation

 

damage tolerance

Damage Tolerance And Durability Maintenance Practices

 

advanced material forms and processes

Advanced Material Forms And Processes

 

cabin safety

Unique Advanced Materials Cabin Safety Issues

 

Life management of materials

Life Management Of Materials For Improved Aircraft Maintenance Practices 

 

nanotechnology

Nanotechnology For Composite Structures

 

Contact Us

National Institute for Aviation Research, Wichita State University
1845 Fairmount St., Wichita, KS 67260-0093 

Ph: (316) 978-6427
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