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Grad student Samar Malek presents her work at international conference

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IABSE-IASS Symposium 2011Samar Malek presented her research on the mechanics of grid shells at the 20th IABSE-IASS (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering – International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures) Symposium held in London Sept. 20-23. Malek, a third year doctoral candidate working with Professor John Ochsendorf, presented a paper titled “Failure Limits of Shallow Grid Shells: The physics behind equivalent thickness and numerical validation.”