Centre for Advanced Composite Materials

About us

The centre has more than 70 staff and postgraduate students, and a comprehensive range of testing and analysis capabilities. CACM collaborates with other New Zealand and international researchers, and works directly with many New Zealand companies.

Center for Advanced Composite Materials

The Centre for Advanced Composite Materials (CACM) brings together expertise from engineering, science and medical faculties to undertake fundamental, applied and industrially focused research on synthetic and bio-based composite materials, manufacturing processes, and design, analysis and experimental characterisation.

Including the synergistic research area in the Plastics Centre of Excellence, CACM covers approximately 3,500m² and includes a large, open plan laboratory area with a range of specialised equipment and a mechanical testing laboratory



  • Overview

    Our modern, purpose built facility houses a community of multidisciplinary research staff and students.

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