Andrej Kosmrlj

Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Website: http://www.princeton.edu/~akosmrlj/

Office: E-Quad, D414 D-Wing

Phone: 609-258-8613

Research interests: Design and mechanics of metamaterials with unusual material properties; Statistical mechanics of microscopic structures in the presence of thermal fluctuations and disorder, with potential applications for flexible electronics, sensitive force sensors or micro-actuators; Mechanics in morphogenesis during embryo development.

News

  • Three people in a room with industrial equipment. Two are looking up at machines in front of them; the other is looking at the people next to him and smiling.

    Formerly incarcerated students dive into engineering research

  • pink mesh surrounds bulging green membrane

    Humble lizards offer surprising approach to engineering artificial lungs

  • Methane flaring in refinery at night

    NSF awards $6.6M for two highly collaborative projects aimed at a more sustainable future

  • Artist rendering of biological shapes floating in a clear container

    Lava lamps, living cells: Brangwynne establishes new view of biology

  • Diagrams and animations of liquid mixtures containing four separate, color-coded phases

    Math enables custom arrangements of liquid “nesting dolls”

  • Multicolored starburst pattern of bacterial biofilm

    Mechanical forces shape bacterial biofilms’ puzzling patterns

Research

  • Applied Math

  • Bioengineering and Health

  • Materials Science and Engineering

Affiliations

  • Student uses drill press while others observe.

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Researchers, dressed in white suits, work in "clean room" lab under yellow light.

    Princeton Materials Institute