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Dr Mark Schenk

Dr Mark Schenk

Dr Mark Schenk
PhD(Cantab.), MSc(Delft)


Office Room 0.108, ACCIS Office, Queens Building
Queen's Building,
University Walk, Clifton BS8 1TR
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 5364

Research summary

Mark Schenk's research interests currently cover

  • deployable structures
  • engineering origami
  • zero stiffness structures
  • nonlinear structures

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Previously Mark held a position as post-doctoral researcher in deployable structures with the Surrey Space Centre at the University of Surrey, and with the Advanced Structures Group at the Cambridge University Engineering Department. His PhD in Structural Mechanics was at the University of Cambridge, under supervision of Professor Simon Guest, and his BSc and MSc degrees in Mechanical Engineering are from Delft University of Technology.

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Selected publications

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Recent publications

  • Aza, C, Pirrera, A & Schenk, M, 2018, ‘Multistable Trusses of Nonlinear Morphing Elements’. in: Just L Herder, Volkert van der Wijk (eds) 2018 IEEE International Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots (ReMAR 2018): Proceedings of a meeting held 20-22 June 2018, Delft, Netherlands. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Grey, S, Scarpa, F & Schenk, M, 2018, ‘Local Actuation of Tubular Origami’. in: Origami7: Proceedings of the 7th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education (7OSME).

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