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begley research group

Professor Matthew R. Begley

begley@engr.ucsb.edu, 805.679.1122 (cell)

Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Department

University of California, Santa Barbara

2361B Engineering II Building

Santa Barbara, CA 93106

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SIMULATING MATERIALS WITH

EVOLVING MICROSTRUCTURE &

DAMAGE


  1. Thermal barrier coatings (TBCs)

  2. Environmental barrier coatings (EBCs)

  3. Ceramic matrix composites (CMCs)

  4. Explicit discrete element simulations

BIO-INSPIRED MATERIALS:

  1. Flexible structural capacitors inspired by electric fish

  2. Hierarchical ordered materials

  3. Tensegrity structures

  4. Field-assisted materials assembly

FIELD ASSISTED 3D PRINTING

  1. Field-assisted materials assembly

  2. 3D printing/assembly of colloids and two phase composites

LATTICE MATERIALS VIA 3D PRINTING:

  1. Processing-structure-property relationships

  2. Lattice design and optimization

  3. Simulations of non-linear response

  4. Multi-functional lattices for structural capacitors and bone implants

MEMBERS:

Virginia Collier (coming Fall 2017!), Rachel Collino, Connie Dong, Leanne Friedrich,

Drew Melchert, Sara Messina (coming Fall 2017!), Stephen Sehr,  Steven Wehmeyer