Jacob Pavelka

Jacob Pavelka

I develop and investigate deployable systems for modular building construction, which involves the simulation of component kinematics, strength, thermal efficiency, and other relevant properties.
Anvay Pradhan

Anvay Pradhan

Weaving enables us to create complex geometries with unique properties. Basketweaving, for example, can achieve stiff three-dimensional shapes by combining flexible fibers. I am developing computational models that can simulate woven geometries to understand how...
Seokmin Son

Seokmin Son

Effects of the Ike Dike (Houston/Galveston coastal spine and storm surge barrier) and its reliability on hurricane storm surge risk, damage, and property values under present and future climate scenarios