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Current / Recent Research Projects - Dr. Chad Ulven

Integration of Composite Materials into Sprayer Boom Design

PIs:            Chad A. Ulven (PI)
Sponsor:    AGCO Corporation
Funding:     $171,131
Duration:    May 2006 - May 2013

 

 

Biobased Non-Isocyanate Urethane Hybrid resins for Pultrusion Composites

PIs:            Chad A. Ulven (PI), Dean Webster (Co-PI), Dennis Wiesenborn (Co-PI)
Sponsor:    North Dakota Industrial Commission (NDIC) - Renewable Energy Program (REP) / North Dakota Soybeen Council (NDSC) / Tecton Products, LLC
Funding:     $400,000
Duration:    July 2011 - June 2013

 

 

Development of Biocomposites from Corn By-Products

PIs:            Chad A. Ulven (PI), Long Jiang (Co-PI)
Sponsor:    North Dakota Corn Council (NDCC)
Funding:     $223,972
Duration:    July 2006 - June 2013

 

 

Development of Flax Fiber Mats and Rovings for use in Structural Biocomposites

PIs:            Chad A. Ulven (PI)
Sponsor:    AmeriFlax
Funding:     $69,000
Duration:    July 2010 - June 2013

 

 

Center for Nanoscale Energy Related Materials - Task 6

PIs:            Brett Chisholm (PI), Chad A. Ulven (Co-PI)
Sponsor:    Department of Energy (DoE) / Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE)
Funding:     $246,299
Duration:    October 2009 - June 2013

 

 

NSF EPSCoR Sustainable Materials Science Award

PIs:            Dean Webster (PI), Chad A. Ulven (Co-PI)
Sponsor:     North Dakota EPSCoR
Funding:     $71,007
Duration:    December 2011 - August 2013

 

 

Structural Composites with High Biobased Content

PIs:            Dean Webster (PI), Chad A. Ulven (Co-PI)
Sponsor:    National Science Foundation (NSF)
Funding:     $300,000
Duration:    August 2011 - August 2014

 

 

 

Past Research Projects - Dr. Chad Ulven

Development of a Center for Biocomposites Research and Engineering

PIs:            Chad A. Ulven (PI)
Sponsor:    North Dakota Corn Council (NDCC)
Funding:     $265,000
Duration:    July 2011 - December 2012

 

 

An Investigation of Polycarbonate/Polysiloxane Multiblock Copolymers Produced Using Hydrosilylation Coupling Chemistry

PIs:            Brett Chisholm (PI), Chad A. Ulven (Co-PI)
Sponsor:    Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)
Funding:     $394,999
Duration:    March 2009 – September 2012

 

 

Investigation of Biofoams and Permeability of Natural Fibre Mats

PIs:            Chad A. Ulven (PI)
Sponsor:    Composites Innovation Center (CIC)
Funding:     $36,118
Duration:    September 2010 - May 2012

 

 

Applications of Thermo-Lite to Unmanned Surface Vehicles and Mission Module Systems

PIs:            Chad A. Ulven (PI), Alan Kallmeyer (Co-PI), Ghodrat Karami (Co-PI), Fardad Azarmi (Co-PI)
Sponsor:    SpaceAge Synthetics, INC. (SAS) / U.S. Navy
Funding:     $865,992
Duration:    October 2007 - December 2011

 

 

Development of Biobased Raw Materials into Composite Materials and Protective Coating Systems

PIs:            Chad Ulven (PI), Dean Webster (Co-PI)
Sponsor:    North Dakota Centers of Excellence: UND SUNRISE BioProducts
Funding:     $280,000
Duration:    January 2009 - December 2011

 

 

Canola-based Epoxy Resins for Biobased Plastic Composites

PIs:            Dennis Wiesenborn (PI), Chad A. Ulven (Co-PI), Cole Gustafson (Co-PI)
Sponsor:    USDA-CSREES North-Central Canola Research Programs
Funding:     $102,357
Duration:    June 2006 - August 2011

 

 

Demonstration of Improved Canola Bioproducts using Carbon Dioxide Oil Extraction

PIs:            Scott Pryor (PI), Dennis Wiesenborn (Co-PI), Chad A. Ulven (Co-PI)
Sponsor:     North Dakota Agricultural Products Utilization Commission (APUC)
Funding:     $62,890
Duration:    July 2010 - June 2011

 

 

Development of Reliable Fibre to Resin Interface for Natural Fibre Composite Parts

PIs:            Chad A. Ulven (PI)
Sponsor:    Composites Innovation Centre (CIC) / Canadian Agricultural Bioproducts Innovation Program (ABIP)
Funding:     $66,810
Duration:    January 2009 - December 2010

 

 

 

 

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