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Centre for Future Materials

The Centre for Future Materials (CFM) has gained a reputation for pioneering research and development in engineered fibre composites. The Centre prioritises research and development in advanced composite manufacturing, functional materials, civil composites, and geopolymer and concrete.

Specialising in applied research with industry, CFM also operates a dedicated industry test service for more than 1000 business clients across multiple sectors both nationally and internationally. The testing services, in compliance with national and international standards, ranges from materials characterisation, polymer analysis, mechanical testing and large scale structural testing.

Learn about our research work

Composite materials research excels and expands
USQ excellence in the field of composite materials has been reaffirmed with national acknowledgment and a new high-level adjunct position.
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Contact us


Name Professor Peter Schubel
Phone +61 7 4631 1337
Email Peter.Schubel@usq.edu.au