Islamic art inspires stretchy, switchable materials.
Our paper on Snapping Mechanical Metamaterials is featured as a Frontispiece in Advanced Materials.
Our paper on "Snapping Mechanical Metamaterials under Tension" published in Advanced Materials is featured as a Research Highlight in Nature Materials.
Our paper on "Tunable nano-wrinkling of chiral surfaces: Structure and diffraction optics" published in The Journal of Chemical Physics is featured in an AIP Publishing News article entitled Understanding Nature's Most Striking Colors.
Our work on "Tunable nano-wrinkling of chiral surfaces: Structure and diffraction optics" featured on the cover of The Journal of Chemical Physics. Congratulations Pardis!
Our group won the 1st place prize at the 2015 McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Competition.
We are glad to announce that in August 2015 Mostafa El Sayed, our former PhD student (2007-2010), has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Carleton University.
The William and Rhea Seath 2014-2015 Award for innovative research with potential for commercialization is awarded to Prof. Pasini, Sajad Arabnejad, Burnett Johnston and Dr. Michael Tanzer, MD (Department of Surgery).
Congratulation to Hamid Akbarzadeh, our former PostDoctoral fellow (2013-2015), for being appointed Assistant Professor of the Department of Bioresource Engineering at McGill as of August 2015!