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Join us for the 13th International Conference on Sandwich Structures

ICSS-13 will provide an international forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas and highlight the most recent research and development regarding polymeric and metallic core-based composite sandwich structures in the field of aerospace, architecture, automotive, civil engineering, compressed gas storage, infrastructure, mechanical engineering, naval, and wind energy.

Preparing for the Conference

ICSS-13 is happening now. Check out some of the updates from the conference to make sure you’re up to speed!

» Plan Your Schedule: Be sure to view the schedule at a glance for updates related to activities and presentation.

» Featured Speakers: Review the technical presentation agenda to find out when our featured speakers Ronald Krueger from the National Institute of Aerospace, Roberta Massabo from the University of Genova, and Arun Shukla from the University of Rhode Island will be presenting.

» Luncheon Speakers: Keep an eye on the technical presentation agenda to learn more about the presentations from Hendrik Mainka from Volkswagen Group of America and Vlastimil Kunc from Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

» An Evening on a Star: Looking forward to the beautiful sunset dinner cruise on the Star of Knoxville—an authentic paddle wheel boat—register now to join us for a night you won’t forget!

» Conference Tours: The conference will feature an excursion to Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Also, conference attendees can visit the Institute of Advanced Materials and Manufacturing facility as well as the Fibers and Composite Manufacturing Facility located on the beautiful University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus.

Keep an eye on this page for future updates as we continue to get closer to the conference to be held on October 23-26.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference was been rescheduled to October 23-26, 2022 at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT). Organizing partners include UT’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; UT’s Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering; Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); the Institute for Advanced Materials and Manufacturing (IAMM); and the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).