John W. Gillespie
John W. Gillespie has served the University of Delaware Center for Composite Materials (UD-CCM), Del, USA, in several roles since 1981, achieving the position of the Director in 1996. Professor Gillespie is the Donald C. Phillips Professor of civil and environmental engineering, and he also holds a joint appointment at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. He received all of his degrees in mechanical and aerospace engineering from the University of Delaware. Dr. Gillespie has served as a Member of National Research Council Board on Manufacturing and Engineering Design and the Chair of the National Materials Advisory Board Committee on High-Performance Structural Fibers for Advanced Polymer-Matrix Composites. He has also been an Editor of the Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials since 1993, and he serves on numerous editorial boards. He has authored/coauthored more than 750 publications in composites science and technology including 13 book/book chapters, 15 patents, and more than 250 refereed journal papers, 400 proceeding papers, and more than 100 technical reports.
Biography Updated on 2 January 2013