We congratulate Elle and Michelle for completing the 8-weeks High School Research Academy. Great study on the dynamic performance of structural adhesives at extreme temperature conditions. Great mentoring by Bing, Mahfuj and Chao.
Clark presented his Senior Design Research project on Senior Design Day.
Prof. Tan visited and gave a 2-days lecture in the Center for Composite Materials and Structures at Harbin Institute of Technology. Thanks to Prof. Jian Xiong for his kind hospitality.
Prof. Tan visited and gave a talk in the Institute of Industrial Science at The University of Tokyo. Thanks to Dr. Sebastian Volz for his kind hospitality.
Prof. Tan is invited to speak at Symposium II: Recent Advances in Complex Materials and Nanophotonics of the 8th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics (META 2017).
Prof. Tan presented the Integrated Bioscience Seminar entitled “Exploring the Natural & Unnatural World of Material Behavior through Bio-Inspiration & Human-Imagination”. His talk summarized recent research results and achievement by his students in the Biomimetic group and Metamaterials group.
Check out Emily’s interview regarding her work on Biomimicry here (web edit).
We hosted Dr. Akinori Yoshimura from Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) for his visit at UA campus. Dr. Yoshimura introduced JAXA and the use of composites in aerospace structures, and gave a seminar on his research work regarding numerical simulation studies for composite aerospace structures.
Prof. Tan was invited to attend and give a speech at Tokyo Metropolitan University (TMU) 1st Annual Alumni meeting for Asian Human Resources Fund Scholarship (AHRFS) Program at Bangkok, Thailand.
Mahfuj and Prof. Tan participated in community outreach program at UA’s Center for Children Development (CCD) by engaging with K-6 children on the topic “Roller Coaster Mania”. Interesting concepts like dynamics, kinematics, energy, gravity and friction were explored through experiential learning…