M+M logo Mechanics and
University of Wisconsin
Engineering Research Building
1500 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53706
Main Faculty students Seminars Links Contact Us

The Mechanics and Materials Faculty
The faculty members of the Mechanics and Materials research group.

Robert W. Carpick
Robert W. Carpick
Associate Professor

Now at the University of Pennsylvania

Go to Extended Homepage

experimental nanomechanics and nanotribology (friction, adhesion, elasticity, wear) -- application and development of advanced scanning force microscopy tools -- nano-scale characterization of materials including ultrathin organic films, solid single crystal and thin film surfaces, and nanocomposites

Walter J. Drugan
Walter J. Drugan

527 Engineering Research Building
Telephone: (608)-262-4572
Fax: (608)-262-6701
Go to Extended Homepage

continuum mechanics analyses of behavior of modern materials -- nonlinear fracture mechanics of ductile materials (single- and poly-crystalline) and interfaces -- nonlocal constitutive models of composite materials -- discontinuties and shock waves in solids -- dynamic fragmentation -- nanoscale fracture -- applied mathematics

Reid F. Cooper
Reid F. Cooper

Professor Cooper has moved to Brown University.
Go to Extended Homepage

ceramic, glass-ceramic and ceramic composite materials -- inorganic glasses -- mechanical properties -- kinetics -- physics of geological materials

Roderic Lakes
Rod Lakes
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor

541 Engineering Research Building
Telephone: (608)-265-8697
Fax: (608)-263-7451 Go to Lakes m and m page
Go to main page

Metamaterials with extremal properties such as a negative Poisson's ratio, or a negative or extreme stiffness; materials with structural hierarchy, holographic methods, viscoelasticity, biomechanics, biomaterials; Materials as Cosserat or micropolar solids for enhanced toughness, chirality, and damage tolerance. CAE page

Wendy C. Crone
Wendy C. Crone

529 Engineering Research Building
Telephone: (608)-262-8384
Fax: (608)-263-7451
Go to Extended Homepage

experimental mechanics of materials -- plasticity -- fracture mechanics -- characterization of materials such as shape memory alloys, metallic single crystals, and biomaterials

Donald Stone
Donald Stone

246 Materials Science & Engineering Bldg.
Telephone: (608)-262-8791
Fax: (608)-262-8353
Go to Extended Homepage

mechanical properties -- alloys -- materials applications and microelectronics -- thin films -- nanoindentation

Ray Vanderby
Ray Vanderby, Jr.

Module G5/360 Clinical Science center
Telephone: (608)-263-9593
Fax: (608)-265-9144
Go to Extended Homepage

biomechanics of tissue; orthopaedic implants


Mechanics and Materials faculty advise students in the following graduate programs:
Engineering Mechanics
Materials Science
Metallugical Engineering
Geology and Geophysics
Biomedical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics
Back to top For senders of mass commercial mail1 mail2
[Main] [Faculty] [Seminars] [Links] [Contact Us] [For Industry] [For prospective students]