Academics
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  • Dr. Lloyd FLETCHER
    • Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Southampton since July 2020
    • Leverhulme Fellow at the University of Southampton since Sept. 2018
    • Focus: Development of image-based inertial tests (IBII, IBIR) for materials high strain rate testing (composites, ceramics, polymers, bone etc.)
    • Find me on ResearchGate
Post-doctoral researchers
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  • Dr Aleksander MAREK
    • Research fellow at the University of Southampton since January 2019
    • Focus: Deformations of biological cells and tissues submitted to ultrasonic excitation, UltraSurge Project. More information on the project website.
    • Find me on ResearchGate

PhD Students

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  • Mr Sam PARRY
    • Image-based characterisation of the in-plane properties of composites at high strain rates (2018-2021)
    • Supervisors: Prof. F. Pierron, Dr L. Fletcher
  • Mr Oliver PATTINSON
    • Ultrafast imaging of cell-nanobubble interactions for bone repair (2019-2022)
    • Supervisors: Dr Nick Evans, Dr Dario Carugo, Prof. F. Pierron
  • Mr Rob HAMILL
    • Full-field elasto-plastic properties mapping in dissimilar welded joins (2020-2023)
    • Supervisors: Prof. F. Pierron, Dr A. Marek, Dr Allan Harte (UKAEA)
    • PhD in collaboration with the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, UK Atomic Energy Authority
  • Ms Miranda BALLARD
    • An ultra-high-speed imaging study of ultrasound-mediated mechanotransduction (2020-2023)
    • Supervisors: Prof. F. Pierron, Dr A. Marek
  • Mr Quentin MARCOT (Universit√© de Lille, France)
    • Dynamic test with heterogeneity in stress and temperature for inverse identification of thermomechanical properties of materials at high strain rates (2020-2023)
    • Supervisors: Dr Bertrand Langrand (ONERA, France), Dr Thomas Fourest (ONERA, France), Prof. F. Pierron

Former members

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  • Dr Sarah DREUILHE
    • Former PhD student, graduated in July 2017. Title of thesis: Development of novel inertial tests for the identification of non-linear material model parameters at high strain rates. Project funded by EOARD/AFOSR.
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  • Dr Rian SEGHIR
    • Former Research fellow at the University of Southampton from Dec. 2015 to 2017
    • Now CNRS researcher (Charg√© de Recherches) at the GeM laboratory, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France
    • Focus: Development of a high power ultrasonic set up for the identification of the visco-elastic properties of rigid polymers at high stain rates
    • Find me on ResearchGate
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  • Dr. Frances M. DAVIS
    • New Frontiers Fellow at the University of Southampton, Feb 2015 – Sept 2019
    • Focus: Characterization of polymers and soft materials at high strain rates
    • Find me on ResearchGate
    • CV
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  • Dr Jared VAN BLITTERSWYK
    • Former PhD student, graduated on Nov. 5th 2019. Title of thesis: Novel inertial tests for high strain rate through-thickness properties of laminated composites (2016-2019)
    • Now post-doctoral fellow at NIST, USA
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  • Dr. Xavier REGAL
    • Former Research fellow at the University of Southampton, 2017-2020
    • Focus: Image-based ultrasonic shaking (IBUS) test (polymers, composites, glass)
    • Find me on ResearchGate