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Pedro Reis
Pedro M. Reis
- Principal Investigator
Gilbert W. Winslow Associate Professor
of Mechanical Engineering and
Civil and Environmental Engineering

email:  preis(at)mit(dot)edu
Room 1-330
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139-4307
Phone Office: +1 617-324-3325
Phone Lab: +1  617-715-4780
Office: 1-330
        
        Instructor, MIT, USA (2007-2010)
        CNRS Post-doc, ESPCI, Paris, France (2005-2007)
        Research Assistant, City College of New York, USA (2004-2005)

        Ph.D., Physics, Univ. of Manchester, UK (2004)
        CASM (Part III), Mathematics, Univ. of Cambridge, UK (2000)
        B. Sc. Physics, Univ. of Manchester, UK (1999)


A more detailed Curriculum Vitae can be found [here].

Link to departmental website in Mechanical Engineering
Link to departmental website in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests: Mechanics of Materials, Elasticity of Thin Elastic Objects, Fracture, Adhesion, Solid Foams, Granular Materials, Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics.


Francisco López Jiménez - Postdoctoral Associate
Denis Terwagne EGS.Lab MITEmail: flopezj(at)mit(dot)edu


Postdoctoral Associate, LMS, École Polytechnique, France (2011-2013)
Ph.D. Aeronautics, California Institute of Technology (2011).
M.Sc. Aerospace Engineering, California Institute of Technology (2007).
B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Seville, Spain (2006).




Joel Marthelot -Postdoctoral Associate
Joel Marthelot EGS.Lab MITEmail: jmarthel(at)mit(dot)com

Ph.D.,  Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France (2014)
M.Sc., École Polytechnique, Université Pierre et Marie Curie (2010)
M.A. ESPCI ParisTech, Paris (2010)




Khalid Jawed - Ph.D. Graduate Student (MechE)
Khalid Jawed EGS.Lab MIT PEdro ReisEmail: khalidjm(at)mit(dot)edu


M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, MIT (2014)
B.S.E. Aerospace Eng. and Engineering Physics, University of Michigan (2012).





Mark Guttag - Ph.D. Graduate Student (MechE)
Mark Guttag EGS.Lab MIT PEdro ReisEmail: mguttag(at)mit(dot)edu


B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Brown University (2012).
M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, MIT (2014)





Anna Lee - Ph.D. Graduate Student  (MechE)
Anna Lee EGS.Lab MIT PEdro ReisEmail: leea(at)mit(dot)edu

B.Sc. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea (2011).
M.Sc. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea (2013).






Grace Goon - Ph.D. Graduate Student  (Aero-Astro)
Grace Goon EGS.Lab MIT PEdro ReisEmail: graceg(at)mit(dot)edu

M.Eng. Aerospace and Aerothermal Engineering, University of Cambridge (Jesus College), Cambridge, UK (2011).







Connor Mulcahy - M.Sc. Graduate Student (MechE)
Connor Mulcahy EGS.Lab MIT Pedro ReisEmail: mulca053(at)mit()edu

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities,  (2013).






Elizabeth (Liz) Strong - M.Sc. Graduate Student (MechE)
Elizabeth Liz Strong EGS.Lab MITEmail: efstrong(at)mit(dot)edu

S.B. Mechanical Engineering, Harvard University (2015).






Rashed Al-Rashed - M.Sc. Graduate Student (MechE)
Rashed Al-Rashed  EGS.Lab MITEmail: alrashed(at)mit(dot)edu

S.B. Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Instityte of Technology (2015).






Changyeob Baek - M.Sc. Graduate Student  (MechE)
Changyeob Baek EGS.Lab MIT PEdro ReisEmail: cbaek(at)mit(dot)edu

B.Sc. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea (2014).






Laelia Kim-Lan Vaulot - M.Eng. Graduate Student (CEE)
Laelia Kim-Lan Vaulot  EGS.Lab MITEmail: vaulot(at)mit(dot)edu

Civil Engineering, École de Ponts et Chaussés,  France (2015).






Connor McMahan - Senior Undergraduate Student  (UROP)
Connor McMahan EGS.Lab MITEmail: cmcmahan(at)mit(dot)edu

MIT Class of 2016 (Course 2: Mechanical Engineering).






Rebecca Fowler - Administrative Assistant
Rebecca Fowler EGS.Lab MIT
email:  rfowler(at)mit(dot)edu
Phone: +1 617-324 7567
Office: 1-290





Past Lab Members:

Noor Khouri EGS.Lab MIT
Noor Khouri
Undergraduate Student, UROP at the EGS.Lab (2013-15)
MIT Class of 2015 (Course 1: Civil & Environment Engineering).
Now: graduate student at MIT.




Ryan McDermott EGS.Lab MIT
Ryan McDermott
Undergraduate Student, UROP at the EGS.Lab (2014-15)
MIT Class of 2015 (Course 2: Mechanical Engineering).
Now: Design Engineer at Daily Thermetrics (Houston, TX)



Alice Nasto EGS.Lab MIT
Alice Nasto
M.Sc. Student (2011-14)
Now: Ph.D. student at MIT




Marie Rice EGS.Lab MIT
Marie Rice
Undergraduate Student, UROP  (2013-14)
Now: Ph.D. student at University of Michigan




Peter Dieleman EGS.Lab MIT
Peter Dieleman
Visiting Graduate Student (2014)
Now: Ph.D. student at Leiden University, Netherlands




Sharon Lacey EGS.Lab MIT
Sharon Lacey
Administrative Assistant (2012-14)
Now: Writer at MIT's Center for Arts, Science & Technology, MIT




Romain Lagrange EGS.Lab MIT
Romain Lagrance
Instructor in Applied Mathematics (2012-14)
Now: Lecturer in Mathematics, MIT




James Jay Miller EGS.Lab MIT
James Miller
Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering at the EGS.Lab (2010-13)
Now: Research Scientist, Schlumberg Doll Research, Cambridge, USA




Denis Terwagne EGS.Lab MIT
Denis Terwagne
Post-doc at the EGS.Lab (2011-13)
Now: Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Université Libre de Bruxelles




Joao Lopes EGS.Lab MIT
Joao Lopes
Sabbatical visit at the EGS.Lab (2013)
Now: Structural Engineer CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research)




Amy McGuire EGS.Lab MIT
Amy McGuire
Administrative Assistant at the EGS.Lab (2011-13)
Now: Renewable Energy Project Coordinator Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources




Tianxiang Su EGS.Lab MIT
Tianxiang Su
Post-doc at the EGS.Lab (2011-13)
Now: Research Scientist, Schlumberg Doll Research, Cambridge, USA




Arnaud Lazarus EGS.Lab MIT
Arnaud Lazarus
Post-doc at the EGS.Lab (2010-13)
Now: Assistant Professor
Institut Jean Le Rond d'Alembert
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Post-doc 2010-13

Miha Brojan EGS.Lab MIT
Miha Brojan
Post-doc and Fullbright Fellow at the EGS.Lab (2012-13)
Now: Lecturer
Univeristy of Ljubljana, Slovenia



Adrien Bresson EGS.Lab MIT
Adrien Bresson
Visiting Graduate Student at the EGS.Lab (Spring 2013)
École Polytechnique, Paris, France
Now at Ecole des Mines, Paris, France



Carmen Castanos EGS.Lab MIT
Carmen Castanos
Undergraduate Student, UROP at the EGS.Lab (Spring 2013)
MIT Class of 2015 (Course 1: Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Now: graduate student at MIT



Matthew Santer EGS.Lab MIT
Matthew Santer
Sabbatical visit at the EGS.Lab (2012-13)
Senior Lecturer
Department of Aeronautics
Imperial College London, UK


Matt Metlitz EGS.Lab MIT
Matt Metlitz
Undergraduate Student, UROP at the EGS.Lab (2012)
MIT Class of 2014 (Course 2: Mechanical Engineering).




Sarah Southerland EGS.Lab MIT
Sarah Southerland
Undergraduate Student, UROP at the EGS.Lab (2012)
MIT Class of 2013 (Course 2: Mechanical Engineering and Course 4: Architecture).




Tommy Tran EGS.Lab MIT
Tommy Tran
High-School Student Intern at the EGS.Lab (Summer 2012)
Malden High School (2012)
Summer Internship in partnership with Summer Search Boston and NSF.
now at Brown University (undergraduate).


Nicolas Bravo  EGS.Lab MIT
Nicolas Bravo
Undergraduate Student, UROP at the EGS.Lab (Spring 2012)
MIT Class of 2015 (Course 2: Mechanical Engineering).



Miho Kitagawa EGS.Lab MIT
Miho Kitagawa
Undergraduate Student, UROP at the EGS.Lab (Spring 2012)
MIT Class of 2014 (Course 2A: Mechanical Engineering).




Breanna Berry EGS.Lab MIT
Breanna Berry
Undergraduate Student, UROP at the EGS.Lab (Summer, Fall 2011)
MIT Class of 2012 (Course 2: Mechanical Engineering)




Bastiaan Florijn EGS.Lab MIT
Bastiaan Florijn
Visiting Graduate Student at the EGS.Lab (Spring 2011)
Master 2 Leiden University, Netherlands
Now: Leiden University (Ph.D.)



Aurelie Fargette EGS.Lab MIT
Aurelie Fargette
Visiting Graduate Student at the EGS.Lab (Spring 2011)
Master 1  from École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France




Jibo Wen EGS.Lab MIT
Jibo Wen
Undergraduate Student, UROP at the EGS.Lab (Spring 2011)
MIT Class of 2013 (Course 1: Civil & Environmental Engineering)




Josephine Mannet EGS.Lab MIT
Joséphine Mannent
Visiting Graduate Student, at the EGS.Lab (Fall 2010)
École des Mines de Paris, France




Joel Marthelot
Joel Marthelot

Visiting Graduate Student, at the EGS.Lab (Spring 2010)
Master 2 from Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Now: Post-doc in our group!



Claude Perdigou
Claude Perdigou:

Visiting Graduate Student, at the EGS.Lab (Spring 2010)
Master 1  from École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France




Owusu Ansah:
Undergraduate UROP at the EGS.Lab (Spring 2010).

Trevor Shannon:
Undergraduate UROP at the EGS.Lab (Spring 2010).