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.