To break the rules, we must first master them
Team Legato, led by Prof. Stéphane P. A. Bordas, aims at building intuitive and interactive platforms for computational mechanics problems which allow the users to interact with their models and hence gain insights into unconventional and counter-intuitive phenomena.
To enable such platforms, we develop robust parallel numerical methods for direct and statistical inverse problems which require the minimum amount of human intervention.
We concentrate on error-controlled models and associated discretization schemes for multi-scale and multi-field problems and have been focusing on applications in two fields:
- Computational Biomechanics
- Computational Materials Science.
- the prediction of equilibrium phases in nano-composites,
- simulating fracture in complex aerospace structures,
- modeling cutting in real-time for surgical simulation.
Our research approach is multi-disciplinary. Our work has been carried out in collaboration with:
- Computer Scientists
- Materials Scientists
We publish all our codes in the open-source community and have been, in particular, collaborating with major open-source projects such as FEniCS and SOFA. We have also released our own open-source platforms for advanced discretization techniques such as the extended finite element method, meshless methods, isogeometric boundary element and finite element analysis with geometry-independent field approximations.
Multi-scale methods for fracture
Model reduction methods for non-linear problems
Alleviate the Mesh Burden in Computational Mechanics
Multi-Physics / Multi-Field Problems
Moving Boundary Problems
Fast solvers for linear system of equations
Don’t only practice your art
But force your way into its secrets
For it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Ludwig van Beethoven