Developing innovative, sustainable, next-generation solutions.


  • Improving Transportation Infrastructure – Road, Bridge, Rail, Ports
  • Advanced Monitoring and Assessment of Transportation Assets
  • Composite Materials – Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) and Thermoplastics
  • Structure Analysis and Development of Novel Applications for FRP Composites, Concrete, Soils and Asphalt
  • Additive Manufacturing – Novel Materials (carbon and bio-based), Structures, Tooling and Recycling
  • Low Carbon Emission Concrete
  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis, include Social Benefit
  • Traffic-Connectivity, Safety Data, Roadway Maintenance
  • Resiliency-Coastal, Climate, Waterway Inspection Techniques
  • UAV inspection and imaging – Visual, Infrared, LiDAR, Acoustic – AI Image Processing & Analysis
  • Roadway Culvert Rehabilitation – Extending the Lifespan and Durability of Existing Culvert Structures Utilizing 3D Printing Techniques
  • Electric Vehicle Infrastructure -Electrification, Autonomous, Cyber Security, Demographic Analysis and Accessibility with Physically Challenged Population Groups.
  • Multisensory Virtual/Augmented Reality (VR/AR) and Human Perception, Usability and Accessibility Analysis


Advanced Structures and Composites Center

  • Small and Large Scale Additive Manufacturing 
    • Ingersoll – MasterPrint 3x
    • Fortus 900mc 3D Production System — Stratasys
    • Juggerbot3D – Tradesman Series P3-44
    • Cincinnati – BAAM 100 – Alpha Size 2
    • (2) Modix BIG – 120x V3
    • (2) Gigabot X
    • (7) Ultimaker S5 Printer
    • ZMorph VX Multitool
    • Formlabs 3L (SLA)
  • Advanced Machinery for Extrusion/Pultrusion with FRP & Thermoplastics  (ASSC)
    • Liestritz’s ZSE-27 MAXX Twin Screw Extruder
    • Thermo Scientific Process 11 Parallel Twin-Screw Extruder
  • Wind/Wave Basin for Coastal Resilence Analysis 
    • Wave Basin
    • Multi-directional Wave Generator
    • Towing System
    • Wind Generator
  • Structural Testing Lab
    • Instron 100k-1,000k Load Test Machines
    • Environmental resiliency testing


  • 3D Audio, 3D Vision, Vibrotactile, In-Air Haptics, Eye Tracking and Image Analysis Tooling 
  • Multi-Rider 3DOF Level 5 Autonomous Vehicle Simulator 
  • Click here to learn more about VEMI

CinPavement Engineering & Research (PERL)

  • MMLS Accelerated Paving Testing Device


James Bryce

|TIDC Senior Program Manager

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