Andres Arrieta

Andres Arrieta

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088

Office: ME 3061H, HLAB 1004

Degrees

  • Mechanical Engineer, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, '06
  • Ph.D., University of Bristol, United Kingdom, '10
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, ETH Zurich, '12

Research Interests

  • Adaptive structures
  • Mechanical metamaterials
  • Robotic materials
  • Programmable structures
  • Multistable structures
  • Structural nonlinearity
  • Elastic instabilities
  • Structural dynamics
  • Nonlinear vibrations

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2019, ASME Best Paper Award in Bioinspired Materials and Systems for paper entitled: "Bioinspired Spring Origami."
  • 2018, ASME Gary Anderson Early Achievement for: "notable contributions of a young researcher in his or her ascendancy whose work has already had an impact on the fields of Adaptive Structures and Material Systems." Award recognizes domestic or international researchers
  • 2018, Best student paper, ASME Conference on Smart Structures, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2018), San Antonio, TX, USA, September 10–12, for the paper entitled: "Switchable Bistability in 3D Printed Shells with Bio-inspired Architectures and Spatially Distributed Pre-stress"
  • 2017, Journal Cover for paper Tailorable Stiffness Chiral Metastructure, Physica Status Solidi (RRL), 147:274-285, 2017
  • 2017, ASME Best Paper Award in Dynamics & Control in Adaptive Structures for paper entitled: "Novel chiral structure with tailored mechanical response exploiting elastic instabilities"
  • 2016, Top 5 most cited papers since 2014 in Progress in Aerospace Science for paper entitled: "Variable stiffness material and structural concepts for morphing applications"
  • 2014, Best student paper, ASME Conference on Smart Structures, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2014), Newport, RI, USA, September 8-10, for the paper entitled: "Static design of a selective compliance morphing wing profile based on integrated variable stiffness bi-stable components
  • 2012, ETH Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
  • 2010-2014, Visiting Fellow at the University of Bristol
  • 2006, ORS Scholarship awarded by the University of Bristol to Non-EU students providing full funding for the completion of a Doctoral degree

Selected Publications

H. Le Ferrand, A. R. Studart, A. F. Arrieta. Filtered mechanosensing using snapping composites with embedded mechano-electrical transduction. ACS Nano, 13(4),4752-4760, 2019. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsnano.9b01095

H. Hwang, A. F. Arrieta. Solitary waves in bistable lattices with stiffness grading: augmenting propagation control. Physical Review E, 98(4), 042205, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.98.042205

J. Faber, A. F. Arrieta, A. R. Studart. Bioinspired spring origami. Science, 359(6382), 1386-1391, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aap7753

M. Hwang, A. F. Arrieta. Input-independent energy harvesting in bistable lattices from transition waves. Scientific Reports, 8(3630), 7pp, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-22003-7

J. P. Udani, A. F. Arrieta. Sustaining high-energy orbits of bi-stable energy harvesters by attractor selection. Applied Physics Letters, 111(21) 213901, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5000500

N. Nadkarni, A. F. Arrieta, D. M. Kochmann, C. Daraio. Unidirectional Transition Waves in Bistable Lattices. Physical Review Letters, 116(24), 244501(5), 2016. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.244501

G. Molinari, A. F. Arrieta, M. Guillaume, P. Ermanni. Aerostructural performance of distributed compliance morphing wings: wind tunnel and flight testing. AIAA Journal, 54(12) 3859 – 3871, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J055073

I. K. Kuder, U. Fasel, P. Ermanni, A. F. Arrieta. Concurrent design of a morphing aerofoil with variable stiffness bi-stable laminates. Smart Materials and Structures, 25(11), 2016. https://doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/25/11/115001

F. Previtali, A. F. Arrieta, P. Ermanni. Performance of a Three-Dimensional Morphing Wing and Comparison with a Conventional Wing. AIAA Journal, 52(10), 2101-2113, 2014. https://doi.org/10.2514/1.J052764

A. F. Arrieta, O. Bilgen, M.I. Friswell, P. Hagedorn. Dynamic control for morphing of bi-stable composites. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 24, 266-273, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1177/1045389X12449918

A. F. Arrieta, P. Hagedorn, A. Erturk, D. J. Inman. A piezoelectric bi-stable plate for nonlinear broadband energy harvesting. Applied Physics Letters, 97, 104102, 2010. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3487780

A. F. Arrieta, S.A. Neild, D.J. Wagg. Nonlinear dynamic response and modelling of a bi-stable composite plate for applications to adaptive structures. Nonlinear Dynamics, 58, 259-272, 2009. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11071-009-9476-1