11/28/2016: Congratulations to Nobphadon Suksangpanya for successfully
defending his PhD thesis!! [Pic
11/21/2016: Solid Mechanics Seminar at Brown University this coming
Monday. "Architectured Materials Inspired by Nature" https://goo.gl/cafHu6
11/15/2016: "Designing Architectured
Materials: Evolution vs. Intelligent Design". Surf Presentation
done on June 19, 2016. Now available in nanoHUB. [Link]
11/10/2016: Tweet from @PurdueEngineers featuring a video of our PXCM
11/01/2016: Our Team was named one of the 2016 HIVE 100 Innovators
(named by the Hanley Wood Editorial). In recognition of the pioneering,
disrupting and transforming work on nano-cellulose reinforced cements. [Link
to the article]
11/01/2016: Nice article in the Purdue Exponent newspaper about Prof.
Zavattieri's Science on Tap Talk [Link]
9/19/2016: Congratulations to Nicolas
Guarin-Zapata who has been chosen
as the recipient of the 2016 William L. Dolch
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.
09/19/2016: Our work on Shape Memory Polymer-based Programmable
Cellular Materials has been published in the International Journal of
Solids and Structures (IJSS) in two parts. [Part I][Part II]
08/13/2016: Our work on "Competing mechanism in
the wear resistance behavior of biomineralized rod-like microstructures"
has been published in the Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of
Solids [Link to
08/11/2016: Congratulations to Hadi Shagerdi esmaeeli
who is the recipient of the 2016
Nellie Munson Teaching Assistant Award.
08/05/2016: Congratulations to John Cleveland
(UG SURF student) for receiving the 2016
SURF Award of Excellence (Top Research Talk) at SURF Research
Symposium for his talk on "Mechanical
Investigation of Phase-Transforming Cellular and Origami Materials" [Link]
[Pic 1][Pic 2]
05/30/2016: Nicolas Guarin's paper "A
Sinusoidally Architected Helicoidal Biocomposite" in
collaboration with David Kisailus' and Joanna McKittrick's groups has
been published in Advanced Materials. [Download PDF]
04/04/2016: Congratulations to Vanessa Restrepo who sucessfully
defended her MS thesis.
03/30/2016: 3D Printed
Material Saves Energy.
A nice article about our work on Phase Transforming Cellular Materials
(PXCMs) writen by Nancy S. Giges for the American Society of Mechanical
Engineers (ASME). [Link]
03/29/2016: Congratulations to David Restrepo who is the
recipient of the Fall
2015 Civil Engineering Best Dissertation Award!
01/07/2016: Fernando Cordisco's paper on patterned interfaces is now
published in the International Journal of Solids and Structures [Link to paper]