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>> 12/16/2013: Our work on cellulose nanocrystals has been featured in the news
Purdue University Article "Cellulose nanocrystals possible 'green' wonder material" [Link 1]
- NanoTechEtc "Cellulose NanoCrystals"[Link 2]
- GreenCareer "New look at old structure for future possibilities [Link 3]
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Cellulose nanocrystals possible 'green' wonder material" [Link 4]
- Daily News "
Cellulose nanocrystals possible 'green' wonder material" [Link 5]
- Science Daily "
Cellulose nanocrystals possible 'green' wonder material" [Link 6]

>> 11/25/2013: Our work on modeling of Cellulose NanoCrystals has been chosen for the cover of the Journal Cellulose. [Link]

Cellulose Journal
>> 10/03/2013: "Smart Materials Stem From Nature": Our research on biomimetic materials has been featured in  an special article in the October issue of  Machine Design Magazine [Link] Machine Design
>> 09/27/2013: Congratulations to Fernando Dri who sucesfully defended his PhD Thesis on Sept. 27, 2013. Fernando Dri
>> 09/27/2013: Congratulations to Chan Jeong who received the "Cementitious Materials Research Award" at the 2013 Civil Engineering Scholarship and Awards Banquet on Sept. 27, 2013. Chan
>>09/16/2013: Our paper  "Anisotropy of the Elastic Properties of Crystalline Cellulose Iβ from First Principles Density Functional Theory with Van der Waals Interactions" has been accepted in Cellulose. [PDF]

Cellulose Journal
>> 09/06/2013: Prof. Zavattieri has been chosen as the recipient of the Roy E. & Myrna G. Wansik Research Award. This annual award was created to recognize an outstanding researcher in the School of Civil Engineering. Pablo Zavattieri
>> 08/01/2013: Congratulations to Chan Jeong who received the "Award of Excelence - Top Research Poster" for his work "Insights into the Effect of Geometrical Parameters in the Mechanical Properties of the Radular Teeth of the Cryptochiton Stelleri - A 3D Print Approach" presented at the 2013 SURF Research Symposium at Purdue University.[CE News][Surf]

>> 07/25/2013: 07/25/2013: The lab welcomes Vanessa Restrepo.

>> 07/01/2013: Prof. Zavattieri  was invited to give a lecture at the NSF-funded Pan-Amaerican Advanced Studies Institute (PASI) on Polymer and Composite Materials from Renewable Resources and Biorefinery: from Chemistry to Applications, to be held in San Jose, Costa Rica from Aug. 5 to 15th, 2013. [Link] Crab-chitin
>> 05/20/2013: Prof. Zavattieri is now the Associate Editor of the International Journal of Experimental and Computational Biomechanics (IJECB). [Link]

>> 05/02/2013: Prof. Zavattieri has been appointed member of the Editorial Board of ASTM Journal of Advances in Civil Engineering Materials (ACEM)[Link]

>> 04/23/2013: Prof. Zavattieri partcipated in a meeting with the Minister of Science, Technology and Prodcutive Innovation of Argentina and other scientits at Chicago to discuss potential collaboration and exchange of students with Argentina  [Link]. Ministro
>> 04/08/2013: Congratulations to Fernando Dri who received the Certificate of Excellence Awards from the Office of Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (OIGP) for his work on the multiscale modeling of cellulose. [Link][CE News]
Fernando Dri
>>04/04/2013: Our research on biological and biomimetic materials has been highlighted in Purdue Today [Link] and in the CE Impact Magazine [PDF].
Prof. Zavattieri
>> 03/11/2013: Congratulations to Enrique Escobar de Obaldia who has been chosen as a recipient of the Nellie Munson Teaching Assistant Award!
Each year the School of Civil Engineering recognize and encourage excellence among the graduate teaching assistants and instructors by making awards to the best eligible students. The Munson endowment makes this possible.  The Munson Award was established in 1973 and recognizes four candidates with this award.

>> 03/14/2013: Prof. Pablo Zavattieri gives a seminar at Stanford Univesity as part of the Mechanics and Computation Seminar Series [Link].  
>> 01/29/2013: Prof. Pablo Zavattieri has been awarded the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for his 5-year project, "Multiscale Investigation and Mimicry of Naturally-Occurring Ultra-High Performance Composite Materials" [Link]

Prof. Zavattieri was featured in the  News & Spotlights Web Site of the School of Civil Engineering [Link] and School of Aeronautics and Astronautics [Link]

Pablo Zavattieri NSF
>> 01/07/2013: The lab welcomes Nicolas Guarin.


>> 01/07/2013: Prof. Zavattieri is co-organizing the symposium "Material Design and Biomimetic Material Concepts"  as part of the 49th Annual Technical meeting of the Society of Engineering Science   (SES 2012) to be held in Brown University, in July 28-31, 2013. [Link]


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Professor and University Faculty Scholar
Lyles School of Civil Engineering
College of Engineering
Purdue University
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