Halil L Tekinalp
R&D Associate Staff
Dr. Tekinalp is a Research Assistant Professor at University of Tennessee and works at the Carbon and Composites Group and the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility of Oak Ridge National Laboratory on the development of bio-based composite systems. His research focuses on development of fiber-reinforced composite systems for additive manufacturing and understanding the microstructure-property relationship of these materials. In addition to bio-composite development for extrusion deposition, he also has experience in polymer processing, supercritical fractionation of petroleum pitch, and production and characterization of activated carbon fibers.