Ellen Arruda

Ellen Arruda

Ellen Arruda
Tim Manganello/BorgWarner Department Chair of Mechanical Engineering, Maria Comninou Collegiate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, College of Engineering
Engineering » Biomedical Engineering
Engineering » Macromolecular Science and Engineering
Engineering » Mechanical Engineering

Ellen Aruda is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering with a Joint Appointment as Professor, Biomedical Engineering and as Professor, Macromolecular Science and Engineering. Her resarch interests are mechanical behavior of materials including polymers, elastomers and soft tissue; tissue engineering of tendon and muscle constructs; constitutive modeling of growth, remodeling and functional adaptation in soft tissue; deformation mechanisms in polymers; crystal transformation mechanisms in semi-crystalline polymers; split Hopkinson pressure bar testing of polymers and elastomers for high strain rate applications including crashworthiness in automotive applications.