Prof. Carlos M Portela

d’Arbeloff Career Development Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Primary DLC

Department of Mechanical Engineering

MIT Room: 1-304

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Architected Materials
Nanomechanics (Static and Dynamic)

Research Summary

Portela’s research lies at the intersection of materials science, mechanics, and nano-to-macro fabrication with the objective of designing and testing novel materials -- with features spanning from nanometers to centimeters -- that yield unprecedented mechanical, optical, and acoustic properties.

Recent Work