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P.Zavattieri
Prof. Pablo D.  Zavattieri
Associate Professor and University Faculty Scholar

Lyles School of Civil Engineering
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
zavattie@purdue.edu
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Welcome to the Pablo Zavattieri Research Group web page at Purdue University. Our research interest is in the broad area of solid mechanics applied to the multiscale modeling of advanced and innovative engineering materials.
The main objectives of our research are to address some of the fundamental issues of solid mechanics and to advance our multiscale understanding of material behavior by developing and employing accurate physics-based scale bridging models together with  state-of-the-art computational tools and high performance computing. This approach is combined with experiments. In particular, our work has strong emphasis in the bridging between scales from atomistics to continuum-based models.





News/Highlights:  (click here for more news)
 
>>05/13/2015: A recent review article on Additive Manufacturing co-author by Prof. Zavattieri and colleagues from Mechanical Engineering is one of the #3 most dowloaded articles in Computer-Aided Design in the last 90 days [Link]

>>04/30/2015: Nicolas Guarin's paper  on "Shear Wave Filtering in Naturally-Occurring Bouligand Structures" has been acepted in Acta Biomaterialia [Link to Paper]
Acta

>> 04/10/2015: Prof. Zavattieri has been named a University Faculty Scholar [Link1] [Link2]

>> 04/06/2015: Our paper on the Chiton's Tooth using 3D printing has been accepted in the Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials     [Link to Paper]
3D printed paper
>> 03/31/2015: Natural nanocrystals shown to strengthen concrete [Press release][Phys.org]


>> 11/13/2014: Our paper on cellulose was just published in Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering  [PDF]





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Featured Projects: 

Biomimetics


Our current projects are related to the multiscale modeling of heterogenous and hierarchical  materials, micro and nanomechancis of biological materials, bioinspired (biomimetic) materials, architectured materials, micropatterned  interfaces, smart materials, among others.   [more...]






Group May 2015
  
(Group, May 2015): from left to right: (back) Chaoyi Zhang, Chan Jeong,  Di Wang, Nadia Aljabi, Pengcheng Gong, Edith Boiquaye. (front): Nicolas Guarin, Sara Rodriguez, David Restrepo, Vanessa Restrepo, Yunlan Zhang, Michael Jones, Mehdi Shishehbor,  Nobphadon Suksangpanya, Pablo Zavattieri,  Maryam Sadat Hosseini, Imran Haris.

Contact Information:  Pablo D.  Zavattieri
Associate Professor and  University Faculty Scholar
Lyles School of Civil Engineering
College of Engineering
Purdue University
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Office: CIVL G217
zavattie@purdue.edu

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