Useful Links

There are many professional organizations dedicated to topics related to composites, polymers and other advanced materials and processing. A few of these are listed below:

  • SAMPE - Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering
  • SPE - Society of Plastics Engineers
  • SME - Society of Manufacturing Engineers
  • NSPE - National Society of Professional Engineers
  • AIChE - American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • ASTM International - Originally the American Society for Testing and Materials

Composite Processing Tutorials

For an introduction to composite manufacturing processes and terminology, the following off-site links may be useful:



The CAPE lab supports education at SD Mines in a number of ways, including collaboration with some of the design teams at the SDSM&T Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing and Production, or CAMP.  Learn more about CAMP teams and competitions.