Composites Research Group


Wallace Maia de Souza distinguished by the Brazilian National Institute of Concrete (IBRACON)
November 16, 2022
The former CORE Group member Wallace Maia de Souza, now Assistant Professor at the Universidade Federal do Maranhão (Brazil), was distinguished with “Best Paper Award” (2nd place at the nat...
PhD completed by David Martins
November 15, 2022
On November 14, CORE Group member David Martins defended his thesis titled “Monotonic, cyclic and seismic behaviour of pultruded structures: from connections to full-scale frames”. The thes...
David Martins distinguished by the Young Engineer Innovation Award
September 30, 2022
CORE Group member David Martins was awarded the 2021 Young Engineer Innovation Award (1st prize), attributed by the Portuguese Engineering Council (Ordem dos Engenheiros), for the research ...
PhD completed by Pietro Mazzuca
September 30, 2022
The PhD defense of CORE Group member Pietro Mazzuca took place on September 27 at the University of Calabria, Italy, where he presented his thesis titled “Fire behaviour of GFRP sandwich pa...
PhD completed by Inês Rosa
July 7, 2022
The PhD defense of CORE Group member Inês Rosa took place on June 22, where she presented her thesis titled “Fire behaviour of concrete structures reinforced with GFRP bars”. The thesis was...
PhD completed by Mateus Hofmann
March 21, 2022
The PhD defense of CORE Group member Mateus Hofmann took place today, March 21, who presented his thesis titled “Sustainable bio-based resins and fibre-polymer composites for civil engineer...
Front cover of ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering
March 21, 2022
The paper “Biobased Thermosetting Polyester Resin for High-Performance Applications” was selected for the front cover of the ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering journal (Volume 10, ...
CICE2025 in Lisbon!
December 13, 2021
The Council of the International Institute for FRP in Construction (IIFC) attributed the organization of the 12th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE) to I...
Best paper award in CICE2020/2021
December 13, 2021
The paper “GFRP beam-to-column connection using stainless steel cleats” by David Martins, José Gonilha, João Correia and Nuno Silvestre was distinguished with the “Best Paper Award” in the ...