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Elasticity Student Paper Competition Winner

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Sponsored by the Elasticity Committee
Competition Chair: Prof. Evgueni Filipov, University of Michigan

The Elasticity Committee held its 2020 student paper competition virtually, and announced the following winner.


  • Increase student involvement in the EMI conference, particularly in the area of Elasticity.
  • Expose students to Elasticity related research from different groups.
  • Facilitate student interactions with faculty and other students to build up strong networking and be ready to take on future responsibilities within the technical community. 
  • Improve student's technical writing and presentation skills, as well as promote high‐quality submissions to the flagship journal of the EMI, the Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 

Congratulations to the Winner!

Siva P Vasudevan Elasticity Student Competition Winner

Siva P. Vasudevan
IIT Madras
Paper title: "Scissor-Hinge Lattice Structure with Programmable Poisson's Ratio over Large Strain"