Research/Areas of Interest:
Mathematical models of material behavior; Nonlinear magneto- and electromechanical interactions; Biomechanics of soft materials; Rubber elasticity and inelasticity
Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, United States, 1992
M.Sc., University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, United States, 1989
Laurea, University of Padova, Italy, 1987
Luis Dorfmann is a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Tufts School of Engineering. He leads the Mechanics of Soft Materials Lab.
Luis Dorfmann's research interests include nonlinear magneto-and electroelastic deformations, mechanics of rubberlike solids, fiber-reinforced composites, mechanics of biological tissues, and mechanics of biocompatible materials.