• 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • Patents
  • 2020

    Naresh, K., Khan, K.A., Umer, R., Cantwell, W.J.,
    The use of X-ray computed tomography for design and process modeling of aerospace composites: A review, Materials and Design Open Volume 190, 2020.

    Al-Dhaheri, M., Khan, K.A., Umer, R., van Liempt, F., Cantwell, W.J.
    Process-induced deformation in U-shaped honeycomb aerospace composite structures, Composite Structures, Volume 248, 2020.

  • 2019

    Alia, R.A., Al-Ali, O., Kumar, S., Cantwell, W.J.,
    The energy-absorbing characteristics of carbon fiber-reinforced epoxy honeycomb structures, Journal of Composite Materials 53, 2019, pp. 1145-1157.

    Ali, M.A., Umer, R., Khan, K.A., Cantwell, W.J.,
    In-plane virtual permeability characterization of 3D woven fabrics using a hybrid experimental and numerical approach, Composites Science and Technology, 2019, 173, pp. 99-109.

    Ali, M.A., Umer, R., Khan, K.A., Cantwell, W.J.,
    Application of X-ray computed tomography for the virtual permeability prediction of fiber reinforcements for liquid composite molding processes: A review, Composites Science and Technology, 184, 2019, Article number 107828.

  • 2018

    Umer R., Barsoum Z., Jishi H.Z., Ushijima K. and Cantwell W.J.,
    An analysis of the compression behavior of different composite lattice designs, Journal of Composite Materials, 52, 2018, pp715-729.

  • 2017

    Ali M.A., Umer, R., Khan K.A., Samad Y.A., Liao K. and Cantwell W.J.
    Graphene coated piezo-resistive fabrics for liquid composite molding process monitoring, Composites Science and Technology, 148, 2017, pp106-114.

    Aziz A.R., Ali M.A., Umer R., Scubel P. and Cantwell W.J.
    Transverse permeability of dry fiber preforms manufactured by automated fiber placement, Composites Science and Technology, 152, 2017, pp57-67.

  • 2016

    Journals:

    H. Alhussein, R. Umer, S. Rao, E. Swery, S. Bickerton and W.J. Cantwell, Characterization of 3D woven reinforcements for liquid composite molding processes, Journal of Materials Science, 51, 2016, pp3277-3288.

    H.Z. Jishi, R. Umer and W.J. Cantwell. The fabrication and mechanical properties of novel composite lattice structures. Materials and Design, 91, 2016, pp286-293.

    S. Rao, R. Umer, J. Thomas and W.J. Cantwell. Investigation of peel resistance during the fibre placement process, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 35, 2016, pp275-286.

    J. Nam, W.J. Cantwell, R. Das, A. Lowe and S. Kalyanasumdaram, Deformation behavior of steel/SRPP fibre metal laminate characterized by evolution of surface strains. Advances in Aircraft and Spacecraft Science, 3, 2016, pp61-75.

    J. Zhou, Z. Guan, R. Umer, S. Balawi and W.J. Cantwell, Scaling Effects in the Compression Behavior of Sandwich Structures with Corrugated Composite Cores, Proc. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM17, 2016.

    S. Rao, M. Al Kuwaiti, V. Barber, A. Abusafieh and W. J. Cantwell, Effect of dwell time on the properties of composite materials, Proc. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM17, 2016.

    R. Umer, H. Z. Jishi and W. J. Cantwell, Novel lattice structures based on continuous fibers: Fabrication and mechanical properties, Proc. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM17, 2016.

    R. C. Santiago, W. J. Cantwell, M.Alves, Finite element modelling of thermoplastic fiber metal laminates subjected to impact loadings, Brazilian Conference on Composite Materials, BCCM3, 2016.

    Books:

    “Fillers and Reinforcements for Advanced Nanocomposites”. Editors; Y. Dong, R. Umer and K. T. Lau. Woodhead Publishers.

  • 2015

    Journals:

    Y. Li, R. Umer, K. Liao. Synergistic effect of carbon nanotube and graphene on multi-functional properties of their polymer composites. In “Multi-Functionality of Polymer Composites: Challenges and New Solutions”. Editors Klaus Friedrich, Ulf Breuer.

    R. Umer, Y. Li, K. Liao, H. Haroosh, Y. Dong, Processing of hierarchical nano composites. In “Fillers and Reinforcements for Advanced Nanocomposites”. Editors Y. Dong, R. Umer, A. Lau.

    R.A. Alia, Z. Guan, N. Jones and W.J. Cantwell, The energy-absorption characteristics of metal tube-reinforced polymer foams, Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, 17, 2015, pp74-94.

    J. Zhou, Z.W. Guan and W.J. Cantwell, The influence of strain-rate on the perforation resistance of fiber metal laminates, Composite Structures, 2015, 125, pp247-255.

    R. Umer, Y. Li, Dong, Y., H. Haroosh, H. and K. Liao, The effect of graphene oxide (GO) nanoparticles on processing of epoxy/glass fiber composites using resin infusion, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 81, 2015,: pp2183-2192.

    R.A. Alia, Z.W. Guan, R. Umer and W.J. Cantwell, The energy-absorbing properties of internally reinforced composite-metal cylinders with various diameter to thickness ratios, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 34, 2015, pp731-741.

    M.R. Abdullah, Y. Prawoto and W.J. Cantwell, Interfacial fracture of the fibre-metal laminates based on fibre reinforced thermoplastics, Materials and Design, 66, 2015, pp446-452.

    S. Rao, R. Umer and W.J. Cantwell, An evaluation of the compression response of high-performance prepregs for AFP applications, Polymer and Polymer Composites, 23, 2015, pp389-398.

    A.Schiffer, W.J. Cantwell, An analytical model of the dynamic response of circular composite plates to high-velocity impact, International Journal of Impact Engineering, 85, 2015, pp67-82.

    H.Z. Jishi, R. Umer and W.J. Cantwell, The fabrication and mechanical properties of novel composite lattice structures, Materials and Design, 91, 2015, pp286-293.

    Conferences:

    S. Rao, R. Umer, S. H. Gohar and W. J. Cantwell, ‘Evaluation of Peel Resistance of Out-Of-Autoclave Prepregs’, in Proc. 20th Int. Conference on Composite Materials, Copenhagen, July 2015.

    H.Z. Jishi, R. Umer, Z. Barsoum and W.J. Cantwell, The mechanical properties of sandwich structures based on composite column cores, in Proc. 20th Int. Conference on Composite Materials, Copenhagen, July 2015.

    R. Umer, H. AlHussein, S. Rao and W.J. Cantwell, Through thickness compaction response of 3D woven fabrics, in Proc. 20th Int. Conference on Composite Materials, Copenhagen, July 2015.

    H. AlHussein, R. Umer, S. Rao and W.J. Cantwell, In-plane and through-thickness permeability characterization of 3D woven reinforcements, in Proc. 20th Int. Conference on Composite Materials, Copenhagen, July 2015.

  • 2014

    Journals:

    Shen, W.J. Cantwell, R. Mines and Y. Li, Low-velocity impact performance of lattice structure core based sandwich panels, Journal of Composite Materials, 48, 2014, pp3153-3167.

    M. Altenaiji, Z.W. Guan, W.J. Cantwell, Y.Y. Zhao and G.K. Schleyer, Characterisation of aluminium matrix syntatctic foams under drop-weight impact loading,Materials and Design, 59, 2014, pp296-302.

    G.S. Langdon, W.J. Cantwell, Z. Guan and G.N. Nurick, The response of polymeric composite structures to air-blast loading: a state-of-the-art, International Materials Reviews, 59, 2014, pp159-177.

    M.Y.M Zuhri, Z. Guan and W. J. Cantwell, The Mechanical Properties of Environmentally-Friendly Honeycomb Core Materials, Composites Part B: Engineering, 58, 2014, pp1-9.

    A. Ruzanna, W.J. Cantwell, G.S. Langdon, S.C.K. Yuen and G.N. Nurick, The Energy-absorbing Characteristics of Composite Tube-reinforced Foam Structures. Composites Part B: Engineering, 61, 2014, pp127-135.

    Z.W. Guan, A. Aktas, P. Potluri, W.J. Cantwell, G.S. Langdon, and G.N. Nurick, The blast resistance of stitched sandwich panels, International Journal of Impact Engineering, 65, 2014, pp137-145

    M.R. Rejab, K. Ushijima and W.J. Cantwell, The shear response of corrugated core structures, Journal of Composite Materials. 48, 2014, pp3789-3798.

    R. Umer, S. Balawi, P. Raja and W.J. Cantwell, The Energy Absorbing Characteristics of Polymer Foams Reinforced with Bamboo Tubes, Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, 16, 2014, pp108-122.

    M.Z. Hassan, R. Umer, S. Balawi and W.J Cantwell, The Impact Response of Environmentally-friendly Sandwich Structures, Journal of Composite Materials, 48, 2014, pp3083-3090.

    E. Sitnikova, Z.W. Guan, W.J. Cantwell and G.K. Schleyer, Modelling of perforation failure in fibre metal laminates subjected to high impulsive blast loading. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 2014, 51 pp 3135-3146.

    Y Dong, T Mosaval, HJ Haroosh, R. Umer, H Takagi, K Lau, The potential of using electrospun PLA nanofibres as alternative reinforcements in an epoxy composite system. Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 52, 2014, pp618-623.

    J. Zhou, J., Z.W. Guan, W.J. Cantwell and L. Liao, The Energy-Absorbing Behaviour of Foam Cores Reinforced with Composite Rods Composite Structures. Composite Structures, 116, 2014, pp 346-356.

    Y.O. Shen, F.J. Yang, W.J. Cantwell, S. Balawi and Y. Li, Geometrical effects in the impact response of the aluminium honeycomb sandwich structures, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 33, 2014, pp1148-1157.

    Conferences:

    A.Alia, Z.W. Guan, R. Umer, S. Balawi and W.J. Cantwell, The Energy-absorbing Characteristics of Tube-reinforced Foam Structures, Proceedings of the International Conference on Impact Loading of Lightweight Structures, ICILLS, Cape Town, 2014

    R.A Alia, Z. Guan, W.J. Cantwell, and A.K. Haldar, Modelling of Energy-absorbing Behavior of Polymer Foams Reinforced Metallic Tubes, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational Methods, Cambridge, England, 28-30th July, 2014. ScienTech Publishing, Cambridge, UK.

    T. Boonkong, Y.O. Shen, Z.W. Guan and W.J. Cantwell, Numerical modeling of curvilinear corrugated-core sandwich structures subjected to low velocity impact loading , Proceedings of the Automation and Green Energy Vehicle Conference, AiGEV2014, Malaysia.

    A.K. Haldar, J. Mathew, W.J.Cantwell and Z Guan, A 3D Knowledge-Based On complicated Mould Design system Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational Methods, Cambridge, England, 28-30th July, 2014. ScienTech Publishing, Cambridge, UK.

    Z.W. Guan and W.J. Cantwell

    Modelling dynamic response of lightweight composites and the validation against experimental measurements

    Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics SEM Fall Conference, Beijing 2014.

    J. Zhou, G.W. Guan and W.J. Cantwell, Modelling compressive crush of composite tube reinforced foam sandwiches. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational Methods, Cambridge, England, 28-30th July, 2014. ScienTech Publishing, Cambridge, UK.

    M. Y. Zuhri, Z.W. Guan and W.J. Cantwell, Properties of Flax-Based Composite Interlocking Structures. the 5th International Conference on Computational Methods, Cambridge, England, 28-30th July, 2014. ScienTech Publishing, Cambridge.

    J. Zhou J., G.W. Guan and W.J. Cantwell, Numerical modelling of perforation impact damage of fibre metal laminates. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational Methods, Cambridge, England, 28-30th July, 2014. ScienTech Publishing, Cambridge, UK.

    M. Zuhri, Z.W. Guan and W.J. Cantwell The energy absorption of environmentally-friendly structures based on bamboo tubes. Proc. Int. Conference on Composites Engineering, ICCE, Malta 2014

    S. Rao, J. Chen and W.J. Cantwell. Cost and weight optimization of fiber reinforced honeycomb sandwich Panels,

    Proc. 8th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, ACAM8, Melbourne, Australia.

    A. Ruzanna, Z. Guan and W.J. Cantwell The Energy-absorbing characteristics of composite tube-reinforced foam structures, Proc Int. Conference on Experimental Mechanics, ICEM16, Cambridge, UK.

    M Smith, R. Mines and WJ Cantwell, Static and impact behaviour of a wing leading edge configuration with a micro lattice core, Proc Int. Conference on Experimental Mechanics, ICEM16, Cambridge, UK.

    J. Nam, W. Cantwell, R. Das, A. Lowe, S. Kalyanasundara, Effect of blankholder force on draw forming of steel/SRPP fibre metal laminates, Proc. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM16, 2014.

    W.J. Cantwell and Z. Guan, The impact behaviour of composites and sandwich structures, Proc. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM16, 2014.

    R.A. Alia, Z.W. Guan and W.J. Cantwell, The energy absorbing behaviour of polymer foams reinforced with composite tubes, Proc. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM16, 2014.

    A.K. Haldar, Z.W. Guan and W.J. Cantwell, Compressive characteristics of a novel contour core,

    Proc. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM16, 2014.

    K. Ushijima, W.J Cantwell and D.H. Chen, Effect of non-uniform cells on the mechanical performance of microlattice structure, 17th U.S. National Congress on Theoretical & Applied Mechanics, 2014.

  • 2013

    Journals:

    M. Smith, Z. Guan and W.J. Cantwell, Finite Element Modelling of the Compression response of lattice structures manufactured using the selective laser melting technique, Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Solids. 67, 2013, pp28-41.

    K. Ushijima, W.J. Cantwell, D.H. Chen, Prediction of the mechanical properties of micro-lattice structures subjected to multi-axial loading, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 68, 2013, pp47-55.

    M. Smith, Z. Guan and W.J. Cantwell, Finite Element Modeling of the Compressive Response of Lattice Structures Manufactured Using the Selective Laser Melting Technique, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 67, 2013, pp28-41.

    M.R. Rejab and W.J. Cantwell, The mechanical behaviour of corrugated-core sandwich panels, Composites – Part B. Engineering, 47, 2013, pp267-277.

    C. Santulli, H.T. Kuan, F. Sarasini, M. de Rosa and W.J. Cantwell, Damage characterisation on PP-hemp/aluminium fibre-metal laminates using acoustic emission, Journal of Composite Materials 47, 2013, pp2265-2274.

    J. Zhou, Z. Guan and W.J. Cantwell, The impact response of graded foam sandwich structures, Composite Structures, 97, 2013, pp370-377.

    S. Davey, R. Das, W.J. Cantwell and S. Kalyanasundaram, Forming studies of carbon fibre composite sheets in dome forming processes, Composite Structures, 97, 2013, pp431-437.

    K.S.C. Kuang, S.T. Quek and W.J. Cantwell, Active control of a smart composite with shape memory alloy sheet using a plastic optical fiber sensor, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 201, 2013, pp182-187.

    Y. Li, R. Umer, L. Zheng, K. Liao, Synergistic toughening of epoxy with carbon nanotube and graphene oxide for improved long-term performance, RSC Advances, 3, 2013, pp8849-8856.

    Y. Li, R. Umer, L. Zheng, K. Liao, The effect of ultrasonication on the mechanical properties of graphene oxide enhanced polymer matrix composites, Carbon, 55, 2013, pp321-327.

    Conferences:

    J Zhou, Z.W. Guan, W.J. Cantwell, Numerical modelling of perforation resistance of foam based sandwich panels, Proc. 19th Int. Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM19, Montreal.

    M. Smith, Z. Guan, W.J. Cantwell and R. Mines, Modelling wing leading edge made with SLM lattice core and CFRP skin,

    Proc. 19th Int. Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM19, Montreal.

    J Zhou, Z.W. Guan, W.J. Cantwell, Numerical modelling of graded foam based sandwich structures subjected to impact,

    Z. Guan, J. Zhou and W.J. Cantwell, Proc. 19th Int. Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM19, Montreal.

    Modeling structural behavior of PVC foam sandwich panels reinforced by CFRP pins

  • Patents

    EAT 97271 PCT/IB2016/051625 METHOD OF MANUFACTURING LIGHTWEIGHT COMPOSITE LATTICE STRUCTURES

    EAT 97265 PCT/IB2016/051626 LIGHTWEIGHT COMPOSITE SINGLE-SKIN SANDWICH LATTICE STRUCTURES

    EAT 97268 PCT/IB2016/051627 LIGHTWEIGHT COMPOSITE LATTICE STRUCTURES

    US - Provisional Patent Application No. 62/120,952 PARALLEL MECHANISM BASED AUTOMATED FIBER PLACEMENT SYSTEM”