go to Caltech Home
home current exhibition submission archive about us contact
    Would You Like Some Syrup with Your Metal Waffle?  


next image

Douglass Hofmann
Material Science

Metallic glass composites have exceptionally high strengths and fracture toughnesses similar to high strength steels. Using a novel molding technique, I have created a metallic glass composite waffle to be used as an energy absorbing structure. Hungry?


go to top




The 2009 Art of Science Competition was made possible by Student Affairs, the Art Committee, and Robert and Esther Metzner.
© 2022 California Institute of Technology. All Rights Reserved.