(University of Illinois College of Engineering) Some golf carts and lawnmowers have airless tires, but we still have long way to go before they are on every vehicle that comes off the assembly line. University of Illinois aerospace engineer Kai James developed an algorithm to find an optimal design for a puncture-free with both strength and elasticity needed for a comfortable, shock-free ride like conventional pneumatic tires.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-01/uoic-dap012920.php