Current Research

Advanced Materials
Biological & Bioinspired Materials
Materials Under Extremes

Past Research


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