Governor’s Chair for Advanced Composites Manufacturing
Uday Vaidya is an expert on the manufacturing and use of fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites.
His research focuses on developing applications for thermoplastics in the military, the housing market, the health care industry, and commercial transportation.
Vaidya holds joint appointments in UT’s Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering and at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
He is also interested in engaging minority and underrepresented students in STEM fields and advanced manufacturing technologies.
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September 2015 UT Becoming Key Player in Advanced Manufacturing Research
June 2015 from the University of Alabama at Birmingham