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Forecasting Failure through Passive Acoustics

Our lab is interested in how granular materials fail, particularly through stick-slip motion, in ways that resemble earthquakes. Inspired by seismographs, we have been listening...

The Leading Strand: Science Meets Design

During Spring 2018, designer-in-residence Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya brought The Leading Strand to NC State, matching pairs of science and design faculty to work on creating an exhibit...
Sample images of eGaIn spreading

Liquid metals forming fractals

We have a new paper in Physical Review Letters showing how the formation of an oxide layer controls the spreading (or not) of eutectic gallium...
Estelle Berthier

Bienvenue, Estelle!

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Estelle Berthier as a postdoc in the group. She comes to us from the Ponson group at the Université...
photo of Ephraim Bililign

Ephraim Bililign is Apker Finalist

We’re proud that graduated senior Ephraim Bililign has been named an Apker Award Finalist, for his work on the statistical physics of granular materials.