Lia Kashdan

Main research topic:

Design and fabrication of negative stiffness elements

Current research work:

  • Design of structures that display negative stiffness

  • Production of negative stiffness elements using Solid Freeform Fabrication (SFF)

  • Compare results of SFF elements to non-lossy metal elements

Graduate courses:

  • Solid Mechanics

  • Product Design, Development and Prototyping

  • Acoustical MEMS Systems

  • Solid Freeform Fabrication

  • Design Optimization and Automation

  • Enterprise of Technology


Kashdan, L., C. C. Seepersad, M. Haberman and P. S. Wilson,, 2009, "Design, Fabrication and Evaluation of Negative Stiffness Elements," Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium (D. L. Bourell, J. J. Beaman, R. H. Crawford, H. L. Marcus and C. C. Seepersad, Eds.), Austin, TX.


B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Cornell University, 2008.

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