Pablo Zavattieri received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nuclear engineering from the Balseiro Institute, Argentina, and his PhD from the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University. Prior to joining Purdue, he was a senior/staff researcher at the General Motors Research and Development Center. His research interests are in the area of computational solid mechanics applied to the multi-scale analysis and design of advanced and novel materials (metals, composite materials, hierarchical, multifunctional, micro-, nano- and biomimetic composite materials), interfaces and complex structures.
Students:, Enrique Escobar, Isaias Gallana, Nicolas Guarin, Chan Jeong, Nobphadon Suksangpanya, Di Wang, Yunlan Zhang.
Collaborators: David Kisailus, UC-Riverside, Horacio Espinosa, Northwestern, Joanna McKittrick, UC-San Diego.
Funding: AFOSR, AFOSR MURI, USFS, NSF CAREER