Purdue University School of Mechanical Engineering

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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Andres Arrieta has received the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, their most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty. His project is "The Mechanics of Hierarchically Multistable Metastructures."


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Air Force Office of Scientific Research

 

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

 

 
National Science Foundation
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

 

Army Research Laboratory
Anheuser Busch InBev
Ford Motor Company