This page links to the websites of friends, collaborators, and other scholars that are doing research of immediate interest to our group. Their websites are organized according to the following three communities: Architected Materials, Precision Flexures, and Compliant Mechanisms.


Architected Materials

Christopher M. Spadaccini, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Prof. Hopkins' Postdoc Mentor)


Julia R. Greer, California Institute of Technology

Katia Bertoldi, Harvard University

Chiara Daraio, California Institute of Technology and ETH Zurich

Massimo Ruzzene, Georgia Institute of Technology

Lorenzo Valdevit, University of California, Irvine

Ashkan Vaziri, Northeastern University

Tarek I. Zohdi, University of California, Berkeley

Frank Zok, University of California, Santa Barbara

Nicholas X. Fang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Carolyn C. Seepersad, The University of Texas at Austin

Bill Carter, HRL Laboratories

Damiano Pasini, McGill University

Amir Zadpoor, Delft University of Technology

Sergio Pellegrino, California Institute of Technology

Daniel Tortorelli, University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign

James K. Guest, Johns Hopkins University

Sung Hoon Kang, Johns Hopkins University

Dennis Kochmann, California Institute of Technology and ETH Zurich

Thomas Siegmund, Purdue University

Iwona Jasiuk, University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign

Fabio Semperlotti, Purdue University

Austin Minnich, California Institute of Technology

Kevin Hemker, Johns Hopkins University

Jennifer Lewis, Harvard University

Roderic Lakes, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Guoliang Huang, University of Missouri

Nicholas Boechler, University of California, San Diego

Xiaoyu "Rayne" Zheng, Virginia Tech

Bill P. King, University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign

Hayden Wadley, University of Virginia

Vincenzo Vitelli, University of Chicago

Lorna Gibson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Stavros Gaitanaros, Johns Hopkins University

Kaliat T (KT) Ramesh, Johns Hopkins University

Xuanhe Zhao, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Nanshu Lu, The University of Texas at Austin

Somnath Ghosh, Johns Hopkins University

Ahmed Elbanna, University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign

Yuhang Hu, Georgia Institute of Technology

Matthew R. Begley, University of California, Santa Barbara

Vikram Deshpande, University of Cambridge

Richard Leach, The University of Nottingham

Andres Arrieta, Purdue University

Nikolaus Correll, University of Colorado at Boulder

Glaucio H. Paulino, Georgia Institute of Technology

Aaron M. Dollar, Yale University

Jerry Qi, Georgia Institute of Technology

Costas Grigoropoulos, University of California, Berkeley

Ryan Hurley, Johns Hopkins University

Kathryn Matlack, University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign

Sameh Tawfick, University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign

Min Zhou, Georgia Institute of Technology

Hamid Garmestani, Georgia Institute of Technology

Jung-Hoon Chun, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

John Fourkas, University of Maryland

Martin Van Hecke, Leiden Institute of Physics 

Mazdak Tootkaboni, UMass Dartmouth

Shuman Xia, Georgia Institute of Technology

Hayden Taylor, University of California, Berkeley

Julien Meaud, Georgia Institute of Technology

Christopher Rycroft, Harvard University

Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb, Georgia Institute of Technology

Martin Wegner, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Howon Lee, Rutgers University

Mitra Taheri, Drexel University

Jordan R. Raney, Pennsylvania State University

Qiming Wang, University of Southern California

Yong Chen, University of Southern California

Vitali Nesterenko, University of California, San Diego


Michael FrazierUniversity of California, San Diego

Shengqiang Cai, University of California, San Diego

Pu Zhang, State University of New York - Binghamton

Wendy Gu, Stanford University



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Last Updated 01/16/2021