Research interests

 
  • Mechanics of electro- and magneto-active elastomers
  • Mechanics of elastomers (Mullins effect, induced anisotropy, strain induced crystallization)
  • Mechanoluminescence in elastomers
  • Constitutive modeling of hyperelastic anisotropic materials with application to fiber-reinforced elastomers and biological tissues
  • Multi-scale modeling of fatigue in soft tissues
  • Computational modeling of articular cartilage informed by magnetic resonance imaging
  • Mechanical characterization and multiscale modeling of aerogels
  • Polyconvex anisotropic strain energy functions
  • Incompressible and slightly compressible anisotropic materials
  • Theory of fourth and second order tensors and their applications to continuum mechanics