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Mechanics of Functional Solids and Structures

The current topics of our research are:

  1. Elastic Wave Propagation in Composite and Heterogeneous Media
  2. Ultrasonic Waves in Thin-Walled Structures and Structural Health Monitoring
  3. Nonlinear Acoustics of Damaged Solids and Imperfect Interfaces
  4. Micromechanics and Elastodynamic Behavior of Advanced Materials
  5. Foldable/Deployable Structures
  6. Origami Engineering

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Academic Staff

Shiro BIWA

biwaProfessor (Graduate School of Engineering)

Research Topics

  1. Elastodynamics of Materials and Structures
  2. Micromechanics
  3. Nondestructive Evaluation and Structural Health Monitoring

Contact/Office

Room c3S01, Bldg C3, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Kyoto University, Kyoto 615-8540, Japan
TEL: +81-75-383-3796
E-mail: biwa (at) kuaero.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Takahiro HAYASHI

Takahiro HAYASHIAssociate Professor (Graduate School of Engineering)

Research Topics

Contact/Office

Room c3S02, Bldg C3, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Kyoto University, Kyoto 615-8540, Japan
TEL: +81-75-383-3797
E-mail: hayashi (at) kuaero.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Fumiko SUGIYAMA

Assistant Professor (Graduate School of Engineering)

Research Topics

  1. Foldable/Deployable Structures
  2. Origami Engineering

Contact/Office

Room c3S03, Bldg C3, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Kyoto University, Kyoto 615-8540, Japan
TEL: +81-75-383-3798
E-mail: sugiyama (at) kuaero.kyoto-u.ac.jp