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SMART MATERIALS & STRUCTURES

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Active materials and their integration into smart structures
combining sensing, actuation, and control

Affiliated Faculty

  NAME RESEARCH INTERESTS
Balakumar Balachandran Balakumar Balachandran
Department Chair
Minta Martin Professor of Engineering

Active control of sound and vibration; Piezoelectric and magnetostrictive actuation; Distributed sensing

Amr Baz Amr Baz
Minta Martin Professor
Director, Smart Materials and Structures Research Center
Keystone: The Clark School Academy of Distinguished Professors
Active Piezoelectric and shape memory composites and active acoustic metamaterials for acoustic cloaking and beam shifting
Sarah Bergbreiter Sarah Bergbreiter
Professor & Associate Chair, Academic Affairs Director, Graduate Studies
Soft actuators and sensors; Functional elastomer composites
Hugh Bruck Hugh Bruck
Professor & Associate Chair, Academic Affairs Director, Graduate Studies
Self-sensing composites; Lightweight structural batteries; Compliant energy harvesting materials and structures
Elisabeth Smela

Elisabeth Smela
Professor
Leader, Mechanics and Materials Division

 

 
Miao Yu Miao Yu
Associate Professor
Acoustic and electromagnetic metamaterials; Fiber optic sensors