July 07, 2019

New publication

Our review paper about toughening mechanisms in biological materials has been published in Advanced Materials: https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201901561

June 22, 2019

New publication

Our review paper about phase transformations in chiral architectured materials has been published in the Journal of Applied Mechanics: https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4044024

June 10, 2019

New publication

The smasher mantis shrimp evolved a specialized shield in their tail segment (telson) to protect themselves during ritualized fighting. Check the details in the new #AMMS_Lab paper: https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201902238

January 12, 2019

Welcome Juan David and Juan Sebastian

We welcome Juan David and Juan Sebastian who will join the group as Graduate Students

October 20, 2018

New publication

Our work about the effect of fine and coarse recycled concrete aggregate on the mechanical behavior of precast reinforced beams, has been published in Construction and Building Materials. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.10.075.

May 31, 2018


We are excited to announce that the Advanced Materials and Mechanical Systems Laboratory will be starting in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio on August 13th, 2018. Stay tuned for updates!

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