News

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  • 28/12/2017
    Mark’s paper “Aeroelastic deformation of a perforated strip” is accepted for publication in Physical Review Fluids. More soon.
  • 26/12/2017
    Mark’s paper on “Active aerodynamic drag reduction on morphable cylinders” is published in Physical Review Fluids. [journal link].
  • 20/12/2017
    Changyeob’s paper on “Form finding in elastic gridshells” is published in PNAS. [journal link]
  • 19/12/2017
    Mark Guttag successfully defends his Ph.D. thesis “Aerodynamic Drag on Deformable and Active Structures in High Reynolds Number Conditions”. The members of the thesis committee were Mary Boyce, Mark Drela, Peko Hosoi and Xuanhe Zhao. Congrats Dr. Guttag!
  • 18/12/2017
    Anna Lee successfully defends her Ph.D. thesis “Fabrication and Buckling of Thin Spherical Shells Containing Precise Geometric Imperfections”. The members of the thesis committee were Pedro M. Reis, Rohan Abeyaratne, David Parks, and John W. Hutchinson. Congrats Dr. Lee!
  • 1/11/2017
    Matteo Pezzulla (from Italy) and Dong Yan (from China) join the fleXLab as the two first Postdocs. Noelia Simone joins as superpowers Administrative Assistant.
  • 1/11/2017
    Pedro Reis joins the Institute of Mechanical Engineering at EPFL, as Full Professor.
  • 1/11/2017
    Birth of EPFL’s fleXLab (Flexible Structure Laboratory). Hello World!