August, 2021

An article on computational curved weaving is accepted in SIGGRAPH 2021.

August, 2021

An article on bistable auxetic deployable structures is accepted in SIGGRAPH 2021.

August, 2021

An article on the computational design of inflatable surfaces is accepted in SIGGRAPH 2021.

July, 2021

An article on deployable structures using Chebyshev Nets is published in Materials and Design.

April 22, 2021

An letter titled Bending response of a book with internal friction is accepted in Physical Review Letters.

Further, this work is selected as a PRL Editors' Suggestion.

January 20, 2021

A new article titled A reprogrammable mechanical metamaterial with stable memory was accepted in Nature! Great collaborating with Mark Pauly and Pedro Reis.

Also read a great Nature News & Views piece by Corentin Coulais titled Mechanical memory written and read remotely.

July 11, 2020

Our paper detailing the design and fabrication of the Canopy pavilion on the EPFL campus has been accepted at the Advances in Architectural Geometry (AAG2020) conference.

November 8, 2019

I was awarded the ETH medal for my doctoral thesis titled 'Materials-​Based Design of Autonomous Machines Using 4D Printing' by the Rectorate of ETH Zurich.

The medal is awarded to outstanding doctoral theses(<8%), and includes a prize of 2,000 CHF.

October 10, 2019

We entered the IASS 2019 Form and Force competition with the 'Elastic Rod Pavilion' and was announced as a prize winner. The accompanying conference proceeding is titled X-Shell Pavilion: A Deployable Elastic Rod Structure.

June 28, 2019

Resulting from a continuing collaboration with Caltech, our paper on a self deploying solar panel was published in Physical Review Applied and selected as an Editors' Suggestion.

Further, this work was featured in a Focus Story in Physics.

June 6, 2019

From a continuing collaboration with MIT, our paper titled Design and Computational Modeling of a 3D Printed Pneumatic Toolkit for Soft Robotics was published in Soft Robotics.

April 18, 2019

Our paper titled Programmable, active lattice structures: Unifying stretch-dominated and bending-dominated topologies was published in Extreme Mechanics Letters.

January 1, 2019

Starting my post-doc at EPFL! I will be working at the Flexible Structures Laboratory and the Geometric Computing Laboratory, straddling both the engineering and the computer science department.

June 11, 2018

My SNSF Postdoc.Mobility application titled Exploring Mechanical Instability for Assistive Exoskeletal Devices was approved.

May 15, 2018

Collaborating with the folks at Caltech, our paper titled Harnessing bistability for directional propulsion of soft, untethered robots was published in PNAS. The paper was featured on both ETH and Caltech front pages, and was on CBS news in August of 2018!