Steven Woodruff Visiting Assistant Professor of Engineering

Steven Woodruff

Howe 118
540-458-8888
swoodruff2@wlu.edu
Website - Curriculum Vitae

Howe 118

540.458.8888

swoodruff2@wlu.edu

Education

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering – University of Michigan

Graduate Certificate in Science, Technology, and Public Policy – University of Michigan

M.S. in Civil Engineering – University of Michigan

B.S. in Civil Engineering – Tufts University

Research

Curved-crease, origami-inspired structures; mechanics of thin sheets; computational modeling of origami using bar-and-hinge methods and finite elements; experimental testing of origami structures.

Teaching

ENGN 178 – Introduction to Engineering

ENGN 378 – Capstone Design

Selected Publications

Woodruff, S. R. and Filipov, E. T. (2022). Bending and twisting with a pinch: Shape morphing of creased sheets. Extreme Mechanics Letters, 52, 101656. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eml.2022.101656

Woodruff, S. R. and Filipov, E. T. (2020). A bar and hinge model formulation for structural analysis of curved-crease origami. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 204-205, 114-127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2020.08.010

Woodruff, S. R. and Filipov, E. T. (2020). Curved creases redistribute global bending stiffness in corrugations: Theory and experimentation. Meccanica, 56(6), 1613-1634. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11012-020-01200-7