MRSEC Faculty Participants

2018–2019

IRG I: Mechanics of Soft Materials under Large Deformation

Frans Spaepen (SEAS) (Lead)
Zhigang Suo (SEAS) (Co-Lead)
Katia Bertoldi (SEAS)
N. Michele Holbrook (OEB)
David J. Mooney (SEAS)
David R. Nelson (Physics, SEAS, MCB)
James R. Rice (SEAS, EPS)
Shmuel M. Rubinstein (SEAS)
Joost J. Vlassak (SEAS)
David A. Weitz (SEAS, Physics)
George M. Whitesides (CCB)

IRG II: Digital Assembly of Soft Materials

Jennifer A. Lewis (SEAS) (Lead)
Michael P. Brenner (SEAS) (Co-Lead)
Joanna Aizenberg (SEAS, CCB)
Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan (SEAS, OEB, Physics)
Vinothan N. Manoharan (SEAS, Physics)
Daniel J. Needleman (MCB, SEAS)
David R. Nelson (SEAS, Physics)
Christopher T. Rycroft (SEAS)
Frans Spaepen (SEAS)
Joost J. Vlassak (SEAS)
David A. Weitz (SEAS, Physics)

IRG III: Controlling and Using Instabilities in
Soft, Elastic, Melded-function, Non-linear Materials and Devices

George M. Whitesides (CCB) (Lead)
Joanna Aizenberg (SEAS) (Co-Lead)
Katia Bertoldi (SEAS)
David R. Clarke (SEAS)
Jennifer A. Lewis (SEAS)
David J. Mooney (SEAS)
Kevin (Kit) Parker (SEAS)
Joost J. Vlassak (SEAS)
Zhigang Suo (SEAS)
Conor J. Walsh (SEAS)
Robert J. Wood (SEAS)

Seed Projects

Ariel Amir (SEAS)
Christopher T. Rycroft (SEAS)

Key: Departments and Schools of Harvard University
CCB: Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
EPS: Department of Earth and Planetary Science
MCB: Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
OEB: Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Physics: Department of Physics
SEAS: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences