Detecting Early Signs of Fatigue

A new approach for tracking the evolution of damage in real-time. Nonlinear parameters such as geo-metric stiffness, cubic damping, and phase angle shift were estimated as a function of fatigue cycles. Damage was detected as soon as 40% of fatigue life!

Finding Small Disturbances in Chaos

Identifying infinitesimal disturbances in complex systems and structures. The method is capable of quantifying small disturbances even in systems experiencing chaos. Findings and code are published in Entropy.

Moves to Guggenheim

The illimited Lab will be located in Guggenheim Hall, home to one of the first Aeronautical Engineering departments in the nation, one of seven originally established in 1929 with the help of the Guggenheim Fund for the Advancement of Aeronautics.