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Gale A. Holmes (Fed)

Research Interests

Ballistic Fibers, Nano-Tailored Multi-functional Materials, Embedded Interfaces, Composite Micromechanics, Time-Dependent Relaxation Phenomena in Polymeric Systems

Awards and Honors

  • Department of Commerce Gold Medal (2007)
  • Chair Gordon Research Conference on Composites (2010)
  • Vice-Chair Gordon Research Conference on Composites (2008)




Damage sensing using a mechanophore crosslinked epoxy resin in single-fiber composites

Jeremiah W. Woodcock, Richard J. Sheridan, Ryan Beams, Stephan J. Stranick, William F. Mitchell, Jeffrey W. Gilman, Gale A. Holmes, Catherine L. Brinson, Vamshi Gudapati, hartman David, Amol Vaidya
Natural and man-made composite materials must be tough, durable and damage tolerant1,2. For man-made composites to rival, or exceed, the dynamic

Road Mapping Workshop Report on Overcoming Barriers to Adoption of Composites in Sustainable Infrastructure

Richard J. Sheridan, Jeffrey W. Gilman, John Busel, David Hartman, Gale A. Holmes, Daniel Coughlin, Paul Kelley, Dustin Troutman, Jim Gutierrez, Charles Bakis, Robert Moser, Ellen Lackey, James R. Fekete, Stephanie S. Watson, Jae Hyun Kim, Aaron M. Forster, Ajay Krishnamurthy, Bharath NMN Natarajan, William O'Donnell
The February 2017 “Road Mapping Workshop on Overcoming Barriers to Adoption of Composites in Infrastructure” brought together designers, manufacturers
Created October 9, 2019, Updated June 15, 2021