Dr Ian R Farrow

B.Sc.(Soton), Ph.D.(Cran.I.T.)

  • BS8 1TR

1992 …2020

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Personal profile

Research interests


  • Application of auxetic and multistable systems for human support and machine stiffness switching or damping.


  • fatigue testing of composites with acoustic emission monitoring to identify individual damage events and damage thresholds.
  • investigation of hollow fibre manufacture for multi-functional composite applications. 

Postgraduate research student supervisor in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT)

Structured keywords and research groupings

  • ACCIS Core Team

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Research Output

  • 20 Article (Academic Journal)
  • 10 Conference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)
  • 1 Conference Paper
  • 1 Working paper and Preprints

Static, fatigue and impact behaviour of an autoclaved Flax Fibre Reinforced Composite for aerospace engineering

Panzera, T. H., Jeannin, T., Gabrion, X., Placet, V., Remillat, C., Farrow, I. & Scarpa, F., 22 May 2020, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 197, 108049.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Compressive behaviour of 3D printed thermoplastic polyurethane honeycombs with graded densities

    Bates, S. R. G., Farrow, I. R. & Trask, R. S., 15 Jan 2019, In : Materials and Design. 162, p. 130-142 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    Open Access
  • 12 Citations (Scopus)
    304 Downloads (Pure)

    Shear stiffness and energy absorption of auxetic open cell foams as sandwich cores

    Cheng, H. C., Scarpa, F., Panzera, T., Farrow, I. & Peng, H., Jan 2019, In : physica status solidi (b). 256, 1, 9 p., 1800411.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    Open Access
  • 6 Citations (Scopus)
    78 Downloads (Pure)

    Supervised Work

    Mechanical Metastructures with Integrated Flexible Electronics Systems

    Author: Sun, R., 1 Oct 2019

    Supervisor: Scarpa, F. (Supervisor), Rossiter, J. (Supervisor) & Farrow, I. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)