University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Julianna Abel

Benjamin Mayhugh Assistant Professor

Office: 107 Mechanical Engineering
Phone: 612-301-7065

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Julianna Abel earned her Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan. She is interested in the model-based design of smart materials and structures with an emphasis on geometric and textile based architectures for the creation of novel actuators, sensors, and energy harvesters. Her research establishes frameworks to design and synthesize smart material technologies to enable new aerospace structures, medical devices, and consumer products.