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Team (under construction...)

Principal investigator


Vignesh Kannan

Assistant Professor of Mechanics

Solid Mechanics Laboratory (LMS), Department of Mechanics

Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France

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B. Tech, Production Engineering, NIT Trichy, India

M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, U.S.A.

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering (Mechanics & Materials), Johns Hopkins University

Research Interests

Mechanics of Materials, Experimental mechanics, Dynamic behavior of materials, Micro-mechanics and defect kinetics, Multi-functional materials

Route de Saclay, 91128 Palaiseau, France

Bureau (Office): LMS 03:20-18

+33 (0) 1 69 33 57 44

Doctoral students


Mathieu Brodmann (Primary advisor: Prof. Dennis Kochmann, ETH Zurich)

Mechanics and Materials Lab, ETH Zurich 

Research topic: In-situ characterization of domain kinetics in ferroelectric crystals


B.S., Mechanical Engineering, ETH Zurich

M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, ETH Zurich

Research Interests

Ferroelectric materials, Experimental mechanics, Small-scale characterization 

Tannenstrasse 3, 8092 Zurich, Suisse

+41 44 632 63 76

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