M. Khalid Jawed learns mechanics from machines

UCLA MAE Assistant Professor M. Khalid Jawed researches a data-driven approach to modeling the mechanics of structures and fluid-structure interaction using robotics, automation, computation, and...

Microscale printable parts, now spring-loaded

By UCLA Samueli Newsroom New manufacturing process could lead to microscale soft robots, advanced sensors, and materials that release stored strain energy in controlled ways for shape morphing and energy absorbing applications. How small can you make a...

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Nasr Ghoniem takes materials to their extreme limits

Materials in extreme environments are the unsung heroes in our everyday lives.  Materials used in rocket, jet and automotive engines, nuclear reactors, space satellites, submarines, aircraft structures, and other extreme environments are exposed to unusually harsh...

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Artur Davoyan reaches for interstellar space

Imagine a science fiction world where the following is an everyday reality: travelling at a fraction of the speed of light and reaching the closest stars; using our own sun as a lens to see exoplanets; harnessing the sun’s gravity as a slingshot for huge solar sails....

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