Grants & Collaboration

Professor Korkolis is the recipient of a 2012 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation.

Our current research is further supported by the National Science Foundation and the Office of Naval Research, while we have also received support from Ford Motor Company and the Department of Commerce. Lastly, our research is also interfacing with Alcoa and U.S. Steel, as well as a host of local manufacturers.

The NSF support includes the following grants:

a) CMMI/MPM 1031169 - “GOALI: Fundamental Studies and Modeling of Pulsed Tube Hydroforming”, 09/01/10 to 08/31/14, $404,524 [link]

b) CMMI/MPM 1150523 - “CAREER: Innovations in Microscale Plasticity and Failure Mechanics to Enable Microforming Processes, with Bending and Hydroforming as Paradigms”, 02/01/12 to 12/31/17, $405,000 [link]

c) CMMI/MPM 1301081 - “GOALI: Continuous-Bending-Under-Tension Studies to Enhance the Formability of Advanced Steels and Aluminum Alloys", 07/01/13 to 06/30/16, $442,680 [link]