Our new study reveals that collagen triple helix unfolding occurs during tensile loading of collagenous tissues and thus is an important damage mechanism. Our results elucidate a probable molecular failure mechanism associated with subfailure [...]
Congratulation to Rinchen Phuntsok who is a recipient of the 2014 Dalai Lama Trust Graduate Scholarsip, awarded to Tibetan graduate students. Rinchen is researching the mechanics of the pediatric cervical spine.
AJP - Heart and Circulatory Podcasts interviewed Jeff Weiss on the paper "Cell-generated traction forces and the resulting matrix deformation modulate microvascular alignment and growth during angiogenesis" which was recently published in the American Journal [...]
KSTU Fox 13 News interviewed Jeff Weiss and Lowell Edgar on January 21, 2014 after the University of Utah issued their Press Release on the manuscript titled, "Extracellular Matrix Density Regulates the Rate of Neovessel [...]
Congratulations to Lowell Edgar, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation entitled, "The Dynamic Biomechanical Regulation of Morphogenesis", on December 12, 2013!
Congratulations to Aaron Swedberg, who successfully defended his MS Thesis entitled, "Continuum Description of the Time and Strain-dependent Poisson's Ratio of Ligament under Finite Deformation", on November 15, 2013!
Congratulations to Corinne Henak, who successfully defended her dissertation on 05/28/2013!