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This area involves study and research in mechanics of composite materials, fracture mechanics, nano and micromechanics of materials, biomaterials, soft materials, constitutive equations, mechanical behavior at high strain rates, structural analysis, and structural stability.

Experimental facilities include equipment for static structural testing; digital data acquisition equipment; uniaxial and biaxial materials-testing machines; custom loading devices; environmental chambers; microscopes; photomechanics facilities; composites processing equipment; facilities for microstructural analysis; and high-speed imaging and high strain rate mechanical testing facilities. Equipment for nano and microscale scale experiments include an atomic force microscope, an interfacial force microscope, a nano indentor, a confocal microscope and an X-ray tomography device. Computing facilities include workstations, high-performance computers, and networks of workstations.

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UT Works with Uber and Army Research Labs on New uberAIR Program

Jayant Sirohi is leading UT Austin's efforts on a research project with ARL and Uber Elevate to help develop new rotor technology for Uber's proposed urban aviation ride-share network, uberAir.

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Soft Tissue Biomechanics Laboratory

Professor Manuel Rausch conducts research to develop novel prototypes for implantable medical devices in the Soft Tissue Biomechanics Laboratory.

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Graphene Research May Aid in Manufacturing the Next Generation of Electronics

Kenneth Liechti is developing methods for roll-to-roll transfer of graphene which could aid in the manufacturing of the next generation of electronics.

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