OUR TEAM

FOCUS: We use experimental techniques rooted in optics, continuum mechanics, and acquire
full-field deformations to determine properties of materials and biological systems.



PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Jon B. Estrada (CV)

jbestrad at umich dot edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D., Solid Mechanics, Brown University
Sc.M., Solid Mechanics, Brown University
Sc.B., Materials Science and Engineering, MIT

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Bachir A. Abeid
babeid at umich dot edu

Ph.D. Candidate, Mech. Eng.
Sc.B., Mech. Eng., Brown University


Denislav P. Nikolov
dnikolov at umich dot edu

Ph.D. Candidate, Mech. Eng.
B.S., Mech. Eng., Cal Poly Pomona


Joseph Beckett
jbecktt at umich dot edu

Ph.D. Student, Mech. Eng.
B.S., Mech. Eng., Dayton University


Arjun Sundararajan
arjunsun at umich dot edu

Masters (SUGS) Student, Mech. Eng.
B.S., Mech. Eng.,
University of Michigan


VISITING RESEARCHERS

Zhiren Zhu
zhiren at umich dot edu

M.Sc., Civil Eng., Johns Hopkins University
M.Sc., Structural Eng., University of Minnesota
B.S., Civil Eng., Univ. of Massachusetts – Amherst

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS

Sophia Newton
sknewton at umich dot edu

Mechanical Engineering, '23


Lark Sawyer
lmsawyer at umich dot edu

Mechanical Engineering, '24


Becca Cuomo
rcuomo at umich dot edu

Mechanical Engineering, '23