MURI News Archive
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Physical model of mantis shrimp for exploring the dynamics of ultrafast systems
Sep 10 2021
Emma Steinhardt's work pertaining to studying the dynamics of ultrafast systems using a physical model of the mantis shrimp, is out. Congratulations Emma!
Scaling and development of elastic mechanisms in larval mantis shrimp
April 29 2021
Jacob Harrison's work pertaining to the strikes of larval mantis shrimp is out. Congratulations Jacob!
Self-repeating snap-through buckling based polymer jumpers
Mar 03 2021
Yongjin Kim's work on design principles for self-repeating, snap-based polymer jumpers it out. Congratulations Yongjin!
Snaps of tiny marine amphipods push the boundary of ulfast movement
Feb 15 2021
Sarah Longo's work pertaining to the kinematics of repeatable, ultrafast snaps by tiny marine amphipods (Dulichiella cf. appendiculata) is out. Congratulations Sarah!
Impact-dynamics at trap-jaw ant scale
Jan 31 2021
Justin Jorge's work on developing and validating a pendulum device to measure the impact dynamics of trap-jaw ant mandibles is out. Congratulations Justin!
How to program impulsive deformations using mechanical metamaterials
Jan 30 2021
Xudong Liang's work on how internal strucutural designs in metamaterials can not only offer the ability to tune quasistatic and high-speed recoil independently, but also optimize energy conversion is out. Congratulations Xudong!
Jan 30 2021
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