Current Projects

Nonlinearities in presliding contacts

Energy dissipation and wave transmission across interfaces

Inverse dynamics characterization of jointed structures

Nanomechanical characterization of laser polished and irradiated materials

Damping through poroelastic coatings

Completed Projects

Kinetics of shear band nucleation in bulk metallic glasses

Skin Substitutes for Testing

Variations and uncertainties in static friction coefficients

Tribological characterization of polymeric films and relation to tactile perception

A nonlinear acoustic emission sensor design for microscale materials testing.