New group postdoc, Art Evans, arrived this month. He comes fresh from a postdoc with Alex Levine at UCLA. Art will be primarily focussing on a new project to explore the mechanics of origami.
Physicists Narayanan Menon, Benny Davidovitch and Chris Santangelo, together with Tom Russell from PS&E, have been awarded a $1M grant from the WM Keck Foundation to develop the basic science needed to spontaneously deliver ultrathin films to fluid interfaces. The films may then serve as microscopic and functional wall paper or shrink-wrap. The Keck Science […]
James Hanna awarded first prize in “Gallery of Mechanics” competition at NEW.Mech workshop at Brown University. Congratulations James! See the writeup on the workshop from Brown University Engineering.