Solid Mechanics, Design and Manufacturing (SMDM)

The Solid Mechanics, Design and Manufacturing group is a collaboration of faculty and students studying all aspects of design, solid mechanics and manufacturing, with SMDM encompassing faculty members working in bone- and biomechanics, nanomechanics, tribology, advanced composites, orthopaedic design, rapid prototyping, advanced manufacturing, biomimetics, high-stress and high-strain materials modeling and simulation, computational mechanics, cellular mechanics, FEA analysis, design optimization and structural analysis, and tribology. State-of-the-art research is being conducted in theoretical development and modeling, computational simulation and experimental testing.

SMDM Group Lead:  Yong Huang

SMDM Faculty Members

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