Materials, Structures, Functionality

Our research in the Programmable Structures Lab focuses on the fundamental interaction between geometry, hierarchy and nonlinearity to design structural systems with intrinsic properties enabling adaptation, autonomy and environmental responsiveness.

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Myungwon Hwang presented on "Input-independent Dynamics in Bistable Lattices for Energy Harvesting" at the IDETC/CIE conference in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. The International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE) highlights emerging technologies within the field of product design, manufacturing, and integration of information within product life cycles.


We would like to welcome Salvador Rojas - Salvador is joining the Programmable Structures Lab to pursue his PhD degree. He is the recipient prestigious George Washington Carver Fellowship and has completed his BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Los Angeles.


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ASME SMASIS 2018

September 10-12, 2018