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"Programmable Deployment of Tensegrity Structures by Stimulus-Responsive Polymers" Appears in Nature Scientific Reports
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Professor Glaucio H. Paulino and research group member Ke Liu collaborated with Professor H. Jerry Qi and Jiangtau Wu from the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech to develop a method for actively deploying tensegrity structures (networks composed of discontinuous struts and continuous cables under a state of self-stress). The work was published in Nature Scientific Reports on June 14, 2017. Details and press releases....

Prof. Paulino elected SES Vice-President ('17) and President ('18)
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Professor Paulino was elected Vice-President of the Society of Engineering Science during the year 2017 and President during the year 2018.

Prof. Paulino elected Engineering Mechanics Institute Fellow
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Prof. Paulino was elected a Fellow of the Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) on May 1, 2017.

Heng Chi wins the 28th Annual Robert J. Melosh Medal
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Research group member Heng Chi won the 28th Annual Robert J. Melosh Medal Competition for the Best Student Paper on Finite Element Analysis on April 28, 2017. His paper was selected in phase 1 as one of six finalists. In phase 2, the six were invited to a full-day symposium at Duke University to present their work in front of a distinguished panel of judges who selected Heng as the 28th Annual Melosh Medalist.

Prof. Paulino is the 2017 Southwest Mechanics Lecture Series speaker
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Prof. Paulino is the 2017 Southwest Mechanics Lecture Series (SWMLS) speaker for the 2016/2017 academic year. As part of the SWMLS, Prof. Paulino delivered lectures at University of Texas at Austin on April 4, Texas A&M University on April 5, and University of Houston on April 6, 2017.

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