So many things are changing around here! I’m excited to jump into this new semester with new teaching spaces, new students, and renewed perspective. Look for some announcements in the coming weeks, but generally, things are looking up. Here are a few reasons why: Everyone in the group is fully vaccinated! We can work in […]
Lab celebration for Shab’s PhD defense: Meadowbrook Park
It was beautiful weather, and Shab outlasted us all in the soccer circle. Congrats again! And thanks to Lalith and Jiho for beautiful photos.
Can you find us the midst of all this great work? MechSE highlights!
If this video doesn’t make you want to visit, watch it again :) https://t.co/onmeJnRYgW
Click beetle work presented at SICB 2019, Tampa
My collaborators Aimy and her student Ophelia presented two great talks about our ongoing work understanding how energy is generated and leveraged in the snap maneuvers of click beetles! Check out our prior paper for more details, and be on the lookout for at least 2 more publications this year! Many thanks to Sheila Patek […]
First visit to “MidMechMat”: a Midwestern workshop on mechanics
Shab, Jiho, and Professor Dunn went up to Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago) last week to present posters at the 4th annual workshop on Mechanics of Materials and Structures. The keynote speakers were excellent, Michael Ortiz from CalTech and Heinrich Jaeger from the University of Chicago, and we met many talented researchers working in all […]
Prof Dunn at Tribology Day, Argonne National Lab
Leading tribologists in the Midwest met at Argonne to coordinate efforts.
Prof Dunn presents at the University of Florida Soft Matter Symposium
Check out the people/openings page for new openings in Spring 2015 and beyond.
Spring 2015 Course: ME 472 Introduction to Tribology
Introduction to Tribology will once again be offered in the Spring. For details please visit the Teaching page, where you will find a tentative syllabus.
New Laboratory at Illinois: Materials Tribology
Dr. Alison C. Dunn will be starting the Materials Tribology Laboratory in Fall of 2014. Read more about the laboratory: Materials Tribology Laboratory Introduction