Scientific focus and expertise:
Computational Mechanics, Biomaterials, Biomechanics, Smart Materials and Structures, Bio-inspired Design, MetaMaterials, Additive Manufacturing, 3D and 4D Printing Technologies, Machine Learning
shape memory alloys and polymers, electro and magnetorheological materials, piezoelectrics, electro and magnetostrictive materials, thermoelectrics, self-healing materials, smart and multifunctional materials.
Developing and exploiting emerging capabilities of Smart Materials and Structures, 3D and 4D Printing Technologies to create and support innovative advanced device technologies for Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Applications.
Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Applications
Energy, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Transport.
The current issues of concern in the further development of 3D/4D printed devices and thermo-mechanical metamaterials.