Dr. Donald W. Radford

Director, Composite Materials, Manufacture and Structures Laboratory
Mechanical Engineering

Contact Information

Office Location: Engineering A109
Phone: (970)491-0609
Fax: (970)491-3872
Email: don@engr.colostate.edu


Professor Radford’s research involves process induced distortion in composites, viscoelastic constitutive modeling, advanced polymer processing, and polymer foams, damage assessment and repair of composites and high temperature composites. Applications relate to advanced manufacturing.

Links to Other Information


  • M.S. 1982, University of British Columbia – Metallurgical Engineering
  • Ph.D. 1987, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Materials Engineering
  • B.S. 1980, University of British Columbia – Mechanical Engineering

International Connections

  • Country: Germany
    Contact: University of Karlsruhe, Student Internship
  • Country: Germany
    Contact: Markisches Werk GmbH, Corporate Research Contract
  • Country: France
    Contact: ENSTA-Bretagne, Internship Program