Prof Silberstein has been awarded an Air Force Research Lab summer faculty fellowship. She and graduate student Steven Yang will be spending the summer at Wright Patterson Air Force Research Lab working with the Biomaterials research group.
Graduate students Michael Buche, Steven Yang, and Joy Zhang drove out to Boston last week to attend the March Meeting of the American Physical Society. They each gave a presentation on their thesis research. And even finished in time to answer questions before the 12 minute APS red light went off! Actions shots below.
Check out Naigeng’s latest paper in the International Journal of Solids and Structures. In this work extending from the final chapter of his PhD dissertation, Naigeng presents a constitutive model for non-wovens that explicitly includes bond failure as a damage mechanism. This novel contribution to the field build’s on Naigeng’s early PhD work experimentally identifying key non-woven deformation mechanisms and his later work developing a method to experimentally quantify bond strength distributions.
Congratulations to Allison Rzepka for winning an Engineering Learning Initiatives undergraduate research grant for the semester! This grant will provide funding for her work on nonwovens and nonwoven composites this semester.
Also, to Prof Silberstein for winning a College of Engineering excellence in undergraduate teaching award. http://www.mae.cornell.edu/mae/news/index.cfm?news_id=96725
Welcome to new MS candidate Prathamesh and undergraduates Allison and Yunyun! Also, a quite belated congratulations to former MMD member Zelin now employed at Cummins, for graduating with his MS this past spring.