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We are interested in understanding the extreme deformation of soft structures and exploring the functionality of mechanical instabilities.

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​Extreme Mechanics Lab, POSTECH

Engineering Building 5, Room 321

77 Cheongam-ro Nam-gu, Pohang-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do

37673, Republic of Korea

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Publications

[7] Anna Lee, Dong Yan, Matteo Pezzulla, Douglas P. Holmes, Pedro M. Reis, "Evolution of Critical Buckling Conditions in Imperfect Bilayer Shells Through Residual Swelling," Soft Matter 15 (30), 6134-6144, 2019. [pdf]

[6] Joel Marthelot, Francisco López-Jiménez, Anna Lee, John W. Hutchinson, and Pedro M. Reis, “Buckling of a Pressurized Hemispherical Shell Subjected to a Probing Force,” Journal of Applied Mechanics 84, 121005, 2017. [pdf]

[5] Francisco López-Jiménez, Joel Marthelot, Anna Lee, John W. Hutchinson, and Pedro M. Reis, “Knockdown Factor for the Buckling of Spherical Shells Containing Large-amplitude Geometric Defects,” Journal of Applied Mechanics 84, 034501, 2017. [pdf]

[4] Anna Lee, Francisco López-Jiménez, Joel Marthelot, John W. Hutchinson, and Pedro M. Reis, “The Geometric Role of Precisely Engineered Imperfections on the Critical Buckling Load of Spherical Elastic Shells,” Journal of Applied Mechanics 83 (11), 111005, 2016. [pdf]

[3] Anna Lee, Pierre-Thomas Brun, Joel Marthelot, Gioele Balestra, François Gallaire, and Pedro M. Reis, “Fabrication of Slender Elastic Shells by the Coating of Curved Surfaces,” Nature Communications 7, 11155, 2016. [pdf]

[2] Anna Lee and Ho-Young Kim, “Does Liquid Slippage within a Rough Channel Always Increase the Flow Rate?” Physics of Fluids 26 (7), 072002, 2014. [pdf]

[1] Anna Lee, Myoung-Woon Moon, Hyuneui Lim, Wan-Doo Kim, and Ho-Young Kim, “Water Harvest via Dewing,” Langmuir 28 (27), 10183-10191, 2012. [pdf]

Conference presentations

Mechanics of turning a page

APS March Meeting, Boston, MA, March 2019. (presented by Jihye Myeong)

The Chocolate-egg Problem: Fabrication of Thin Elastic Shells Through Coating

Society of Engineering Science, Madrid, Spain, October 2018.

APS March Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 2015.

 

Self-healing buckling of hemispherical shells

ASME IMECE, Tampa, FL, November 2017. 

Society of Engineering Science, Boston, MA, July 2017.

Buckling of hemispherical shells subject to combined pressure loading and probing forces

ASME IMECE, Tampa, FL, November 2017. (presented by Francisco López-Jiménez) 

Society of Engineering Science, Boston, MA, July 2017. (presented by Joel Marthelot)

Spherical shells buckling to the sound of music

APS March meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2017.

The geometric role of precisely engineered imperfections on the critical buckling load of spherical elastic shells 

Society of Engineering Science, University of Maryland, MD, October 2016 (invited). 

ICTAM, Montreal, August 2016. (presented by Pedro M. Reis)

Defect-controlled buckling of depressurized elastic shells

APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 2016.

Surface morphology of pre-stressed bilayer shells for tunable optical transmittance

APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 2016. (presented by Rashed Al-Rashed)

Tearing of thin spherical shells adhered to equally curved rigid substrates

APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 2016. (presented by Connor McMahan)

Periodic buckling patterns on constrained elastic shells

APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 2016. (presented by Joel Marthelot)

Cracking the chocolate egg problem: polymeric films coated on curved substrates 

APS DFD, Boston, MA, November 2015. (presented by Pierre-Thomas Brun)

Dripping from a curved ceiling: a linear optimal transient growth analysis 

APS DFD, Boston, MA, November 2015. (presented by Gioele Balestra)

Buckling of constrained thin elastic shells: from dimples to sharp ridges

ASME, Houston, TX, November 2015. (presented by Pedro M. Reis)

Does Slippage within a Superhydrophobic Channel Always Reduce Drag?

APS DFD, San Diego, CA, November 2012.