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

Lyles School of Civil Engineering
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
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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.

(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.
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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...]
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

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>> 11/23/2015: Congratulations to David Restrepo who sucessfully defended his PhD Thesis today!
>> 11/10/2015: Innovative energy  absorbing materials have potential uses in buildings, helmets [Purdue Press][]

>> 11/09/2015: Prof. Zavattieri receives the 2015 Seeds for Success ACORN Award in recognition of his contribution in acquiring a million dollar or more award for the first time. [Link]

>> 10/01/2015: Congratulations to Nobphadon Suksangpanya  who has been chosen as the recipient of the 2015 William L. Dolch Graduate Scholarship. This is a merit based scholarship for graduate student enrolled in the Lyles School of Civil Engineering and pursuing an advanced degree in the area of materials.
>> 09/17/2015:Prof. Zavattieri's online  presentation is now available in [Link]

>> 08/13/2015: David's paper on Phase Transformiing Cellular Materials (PXCMs) is now available in Extreme Mechanics Letters [Link]

>>06/14/2015: Media coverage about our Acta Biomateriala Paper. Mantis shrimp filters shear waves to resist damage and inspires new body armor, football helmet design [Press Release] [Phys.Org] [ScienceDaily]

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