Research Areas


 

Biomimetic Materials:

 

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Explosive Welding

 

Impact Damage of Ceramics

Laminate Materials: MIL

 

Laser Induced Defects

 

Nanocrystalline Metals By Severe Plastic Deformation

 

Shear Localization

 

Dynamic and Shock Deformation of Metals

Combustion Synthesis/Deformation of Ceramics and Cements