Research Summary

Our researches mainly focus on mechanics of slender structures and their applications in metamaterials and metastructures with innovative functions.

Mechanics of Slender Structures

Delayed bifurcation in elastic snap-through of slender beam (JMPS, 2021) Dynamic Snap-throgh

Shape-morphing Structures

Inverse design of shape-morphing structures (Soft Matter, 2020) Shape-morphing

Mechanical Metamaterials

Deployable metamaterials with multistep transformation (Sci. Adv., 2020) Deployable Metamaterials

Modelling of Soft Robots

Dynamic modeling and optimal design of magnetic cilia carpet robot (EML, 2023) Modeling Magnetic Robot