The Office of the Vice President for Research recognizes Nicole Abaid, an assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics in the College of Engineering, for studying swarming behavior in animals to gain insights that can be applied to machines. (Read more about Vice President for Research recognizes Nicole Abaid)
Professor Michael W. Hyer, N. Waldo Harrison Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics Emeritus, was recently appointed to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials.(Read more about Professor Michael W. Hyer, N. Waldo Harrison Professor)
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