Research Posters

2015

The Ganoid Scales of  Atractosteus spatula:Potential for Bioinspired Flexible Armor

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Shock Induced Amorphization and Re-nanocrystallizations of Silicon

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LIGHTWEIGHT, RIGID YET COMPLIANT BIOLOGICAL COMPOSITES: THE MECHANICS OF
HOW FUNCTION RELATES TO STRUCTURE IN FEATHER BARBS

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Stucture and Mechanical Behavior of Coelacanth Scales

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Protective function of pangolin scale: Sturcture and Mechanical Properties

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STRUCTURE AND MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF HUMAN HAIR

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2014

BIOINSPIRATION FROM THE DISTINCTIVE ARMORED CARAPACE OF THE BOXFISH

BIOINSPIRED DESIGN

LASER INDUCED SPALL IN TANTALUM

MOLECULAR DYNAMICS MODELING OF LASER-PULSE COMPRESSION OF SILICON

MOLECULAR DYNAMICS MODELLING OF LASER-PULSE COMPRESSION OF A DISLOCATED LATTICE IN TANTALUM

 

2013

FLEXIBLE DERMAL ARMOR INSPIRED BY NATURE DESIGNS

LASER COMPRESSION OF NANOCRYSTALLINE TANTALUM

MAGNETIC FREEZE CASTING INSPIRED BY NATURE

MECHANICAL PERFORMANCE, CONSTITUTIVE RESPONSE, AND FRAGMENTATION OF TAILORED MESOSTRUCTURED ALUMINUM-BASED COMPACTS

MOLECULAR DYNAMICS MODELLING OF LASER-PULSE COMPRESSION OF A DISLOCATED LATTICE IN TANTALUM

STRAIN RATE EFFECTS IN TITANIUM, TANTALUM AND IRON

STRUCTURE AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF PANGOLIN SCALES AS FLEXIBLE DERMAL ARMOR

2012

Microstructural characterization of the bony plated armor in the prehensile tail of seahorses

2010

Mechanical and Computational Investigation of Ni-Al Laminates in Laser-Shock Compression and Spalling

Laser Compression of Tantalum: Experiments, Analysis, and Simulation

Growth of Nacre in Abalone: Seasonal and Feeding Effects

Structural and Mechanical Properties of Armadillo Armor

Mechanical Properties and Structure of Arapaima Gigas

2008

Reusable Attachment Devices in Nature

Mechanical properties and structure of bird beaks

Nano-scale Void Growth Expansion of Polycrystalline Matels:Molecular Dynamics Modeling and Experiment

Comparative Analysis of Microstructural Defects in Monocrystalline Copper:Shock Compression Versus Quasi-isentropicCompression

Structure and Mechanical Properties of American Elk Antlers

Structure and Mechanical Properties of Avian Appendages

Laser Shock and Spall of Reactive Ni-Al Laminate Composites

Sharp Biological materials

2006

Sequential Bone Healing of Immediately Loaded Mini-Implants

Metal Ion Release from Titanium Alloy Orthodontic Mini-Implants

Mechanical Behavior and Structure of a Toco Toucan Beak

Comparitive Analysis of Microstructural Defects in Monocrystalline Copper

2005

Effect of Shock Compression Methods on the Defect Substructures in Monocrystalline Copper

Biomimetics: Learning from Nature for Novel Material Concepts

EBSD and TEM Analysis of Copper Processed by Severe Plastic Deformation