Nick Boechler and Sheng Cai receive MURI award for Triggering Outstanding Properties via Mechanical Adaptive Topologies (TOPMAT): Towards Dynamically Self-Amplifying Omniphoric Multiscale Metamaterials
Nick Gravish and Mike Tolley receive an ONR grant for, "SanD-Worm: a soft bodied Swimming & Digging robot". The grant is for three years to develop a soft-bodied robot for ocean floor inspection and burrowing.
Xanthippi Markenscoff & Yuri Fialko, of SIO, are co-organizing an NSF sponsored Symposium on the Application of Mechanics to Geophysics next week, on June 25-26, 2019 in the von Karman-Penner Seminar Room, EBUII room 479.
Program information can be found here: http://maeresearch.ucsd.edu/markenscoff/nsf/2019/2019_Symposium_Program.pdf
All MAE faculty and graduate students are welcome to attend.
Of the six awards given out to students at the Gordon Center for Engineering Leadership on May 23rd, three of them went to MAE students. Rachel Flanagan (Ph.D. student), Eric Schnell (undergrad) and Hannah Munguia (undergrad) were recognized for their leadership and technical efforts. Congratulations!