AEM Seminar Series: Dr. Uday Vaidya

Dr. Uday Vaidya, distinguished professor and department chair of materials science and engineering at The University of Alabama at Birmingham, will be speaking as part of the Aerospace Engineering and Mechanic’s Research Seminar Series on “Advanced Composite Manufacturing and Application Development for Transportation, Aerospace, Energy and Defense”.


The focus of the Center is on advanced materials and large scale manufacturing for light weighting and value-added products for automotive, mass transit, energy, defense and commercial applications. Synergistic efforts in green and recycled materials is also underway.

Vaidya received his PhD from Auburn University. He has been with UAB for 15 years and in prior years served on the faculty at North Dakota State University and Tuskegee University. Vaidya is the author of the book- Composites for Automotive, Mass Transit and Truck.