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Mark Anders

Mark Anders
Graduate Student Research Assistant
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Department of Aerospace and
Mechanical Engineering
VHE-708
3651 Watt Way
University of Southern California,
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Email: anders@usc.edu

Education
+ M.S. Mechanical Engineering 2012, University of California, Los Angeles
+ B.S. Mechanical Engineering 2011, University of California, Los Angeles

Projects
+ Eliminating porosity in resin transfer molding of benzoxazine composites (poster)
Development of a physics-based process model for co-cure bonding of honeycomb-core sandwich structures

Publications
+ "Eliminating Volatile-Induced Surface Porosity During Resin Transfer Molding of a Benzoxazine/Epoxy Blend", Mark Anders, Jonathan Lo, Timotei Centea, Steven R. Nutt. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 2016. 84: p. 442-454.

+ "The Effect of Process Parameters on Volatile Release for a Benzoxazine/Epoxy RTM Resin", Jonathan Lo, Mark Anders, Timotei Centea, Steven R. Nutt. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 2016. 84: p. 326-335.

Conference Presentations
 "Development of a Process Window for Minimizing Volatile-Induced Surface Porosity in the Resin Transfer Molding of a Benzoxazine/Epoxy Blend", Mark Anders, Jonathan Lo, Timotei Centea, Steven R. Nutt, Proceedings of the 14th Japan International SAMPE Symposium & Exhibition (JISSE-14), Kanazawa, Japan, 7-9 December, 2015

"Minimizing Volatile-Induced Surface Porosity in RTM via Material and Process Optimization" Mark Anders, Jonathan Lo, Timotei Centea, Steven R. Nutt, Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-20), Copenhagen, DK, 19-24 July, 2015

"Volatile-Induced Voids in RTM Processing for Aerospace", Mark Anders, Jonathan Lo, Timotei Centea, Steven R. Nutt, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-12), Enschede, NL, 14-16 July, 2014

Awards
+ 1st place: SAMPE University Research Symposium (Ph.D. category), The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX) 2015, Dallas, TX.
+ Viterbi Graduate School Ph.D. Fellowship (2012-2016)

Positions
+ 2012 – Present: Graduate Student Research Assistant. University of Southern California.
+ 2009 (summer): Engineering Intern. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: Advanced Light Source Experimental Systems Group - Optical Metrology Laboratory.
+ 2007 (summer): Engineering Intern. IBM: Almaden Research Center