• Courtesy Professor, Knight Campus, University of Oregon
  • Visiting Associate Professor, College of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering, Oregon State University
  • Courtesy Professor, Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering


  • Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University
  • Master of Science, Materials Science, Oregon State University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego

Research Summary

In the Laboratory for Bioinspired Science and Engineering research is ongoing to understand the common structural design elements that are employed by nature to provide impressive mechanical properties and to employ these through a variety of additive and advanced manufacturing techniques.