You might see stress when you look in the mirror, but in a material that is just flexing a little (elastically), you can’t see the stress. You have to go back to TAM 251 (Solid Mechanics) and ME 330 (Materials) to derive the definitions and apply with confidence. But in ME 472 this week, we’re […]
Shab celebrated her recent publication in Soft Matter by connecting with the community for a day through Paper2Tree. First she worked with a class at Booker T Washington Elementary School to demonstrate a bit about the science of wear. Then she helped plant a tree to recognize that academic publications have used extensive resources, and […]
Two weeks ago Jiho had the opportunity to participate in ‘Paper2Tree’ in which the lab supports the planting of a tree in the community to give back after publishing a journal articles. Following Jiho’s paper modeling duration-dependent lubrication earlier this year, he selected a Shingle Oak to be planted in King Park, and also led […]
Thanks for the opportunity to come by! You can listen here on SoundCloud to learn about how surfaces play an important role in design of materials, and why it’s important for the biomedical implants of the future!
Prof. Dunn worked with high school girls attending the Girls Building Awesome Machines (GBAM) camp here at Illinois last week to define tribo-corrosive wear using a system we can all enjoy: the Tootsie Pop! The last line of the classic commercial says that the world may never know “how many licks” it takes to get […]