top of page

New carbon nanotube-based foam promises superior brain protection

Updated: Nov 22, 2022

Read the full UW article here

See the local news coverage here

Under a PANTHER research project funded by the Office of Naval Research, UW-Madison Assistant Professor Ramathasan Thevamaran has led research to develop carbon nanotube-based foams that show promise for protective helmet liners.

The research was published in the journal Extreme Mechanics Letters with the title:

Superior mechanical properties by exploiting size-effects and multiscale interactions in hierarchically architected foams

bottom of page