Friday, October 2, 2009

Lamborghini Sponsers University of Washignton Composites Center

Italian car manufacturer Lamborghini has donated $1 million to the University of Washington's: Automobili Lamborghini Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory. (Not a bad sponsor...)

Here is the research labs mission statement:
"Our mission is to provide research and education solutions in the field of composite materials and structures that are of particular relevance to ensuring the safety of current and future air and ground vehicles.

The research conducted in the group includes foreign object damage resistance and tolerance, crash worthiness, lightning strike protection, and certification by analysis supported by test evidence. "

More info: Seattle Times

Photo Credit: OmniNate via flicker

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