Computational design of an art installation using a L-system, size optimization, and 3D printing.
Directional swimming robot
Untethered soft swimming robot with a pre-programmed travel path exploiting mechanical instability.
Load bearing structures that are autonomously deployed through bistability and shape memory effect.
3D printed bistable structures using multiple materials that transform from flat to 3D geometries.
Shape Transforming 4D Auxetic Structures
Introduced autonomous large shape changing auxetic unit cells that are fabricated using 3D printing
Curvature of Imperfect Shells w. Buckling
Buckling capacity of imperfect thin shell structures by visualizing the change in Gaussian curvature.
Opt. of Trusses via Convex Programming
Optimize trusses under buckling and stress constraints with nodal coordinates and member size as variables.