Biomechanics

  • Near Net Shape Manufacturing (Squeeze Casting, Thixoforming)
  • Formability of Sheet Metals
  • Microwave Sintering of Ceramics
  • Processing and Properties of Metal Matrix Composites and Metallic Foams
  • Processing and Properties of Polymer Matrix Composites
  • Shape Memory Alloys
  • Materials for Biomedical Applications (Hydroxyapatite, Ti)
  • Modification of Surface Properties Through Coating
  • Finite Strain Viscoelasticity
  • Constitutive Modeling
  • Solid Rocket Propellants
  • Soft Tissues
  • Heart Valves
  • Pneumatic Tires
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Soft Robotics, Medical Robotics, Collaborative Robotics, Robotic Grippers
  • Haptics, Haptic Interfaces, Tactile Displays
  • Modeling & Analysis of Mechatronic and Robotic Systems, Experimental Evaluation