Franklin is an undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering, studying the dynamics of paper crumpling.
Will is a graduate student in the Earth and Planetary Science department working on designing new experimental techniques to measure stresses and
Yoav is working on slow dynamics in disordered systems such as crumpled thin sheets, granular piles and elastic foams.
Ryan McKeown is a graduate student in the Mechanical Engineering department at SEAS. His primary research interest is hydrodynamics, specifically, the head-
Lisa is a graduate student in the Applied Physics department. She is primarily working on understanding the dynamics of biofilm growth, and also
Sam is a Physics graduate student studying frictional interfaces. His focus is on aging, memory, and the contact surface.
Using beaver dams as her model structure, Jordan hopes to elucidate how poor materials can be implemented for a mechanically robust structure.
Emmanuel is a postdoctoral fellow who has worked on biomechanics (resistance of trees, popcorn,phyllotaxis...), fluid-structure
Pono is a MRSEC postdoctoral fellow interested in fluid mechanics in a natural porous network: plants. He focuses on phase transitions of sap in
Dana is a postdoctoral fellow who studies biological systems using concepts and tools borrowed from physics. Her research interests range from single