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Journal Club Theme of June 2016: 2D Materials: Current and Future Directions

Two-Dimensional (2D) materials have been widely studied since the discovery of graphene in 2004.  Many of the initial works on the various 2D materials (graphene, MoS2 and other transition metal dichalcogenides, black phosphorus, and others like the monochalcogenides) by mechanicians focused on issues like ideal strength, and appropriate methods to calculate the bending modulus.  Some of these, and other issues, were reviewed by Sulin Zhang in a J-Club from March 2015 (http://imechanica

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PhD Position in Experimental and Computational Fluid-Structure Interactions

Funded PhD thesis in Mechanical Engineering

Computational and experimental investigation on the dynamic stability of a flat plate deforming with large amplitude under fluid flow

A fully funded thesis project is proposed at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, Canada to start in 2017.

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PhD/Postdoc position at IIT Delhi

A PhD/Postdoc position is available in my group to work in the broad area of "Molecular origin of elastic/plastic deformations in nanorods". The PhD applicant should have good background in mathematics and solid mechanics. The postdoc candidate should preferably also be familiar with molecular modeling of materials. Interested candidates are encouraged to email me at ajeetk@am.iitd.ac.in (or ajeet3856@gmail.com) alongwith with their CV.

Dr Ajeet Kumar

Dept. of Applied Mechanics

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Postdoc position in computational simulations at University of Rochester

One postdoc position is available in professor Abdolrahim’s group in the department of mechanical engineering at University of Rochester ( http://acmml.com/).

Assistant or Associate Professor position at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, TU Delft, The Netherlands

A new tenure-track faculty position is available in the group of Aerospace Structures and Computational Mechanics (ASCM) at the faculty of Aerospace Engineering of Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.

PhD POSITION IN COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS AT IIT ROORKEE

One Ph.D position is available in the field of computational modelling in the research group of Dr Parashar at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. Brief description of the doctoral research project and minimum candidature requirements are as:

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Ph.D. position in computational solid mechanics

A PhD position is available in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The research project is on the multiscale modeling of the stress corrosion cracking. Candidates should have a strong background in continuum mechanics, finite elements and constitutive modeling. Programming experience in Fortran or C++ is required for this position. The starting date for this position is January 2017.

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Scouting for Tenure-Track positions at IMT Lucca

Dear All,

I am pleased to inform you that an International Scouting procedure for Tenure-Track faculty positions is now open at IMT Lucca. 

The IMT School is collecting expressions of interest from exceptional candidates of all ranks in the following areas:

 

· Economics, Management and Data Science

· Computer Science and Systems Engineering

· Neurosciences

· Cultural Heritage

 The second area includes computational mechanics. 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR THE 6TH BIOT CONFERENCE ON POROMECHANICS

The 6th Biot Conference on Poromechanics (http://biot2017.sciencesconf.org/ ) will be held just outside of Paris, France, at École des Ponts ParisTech and IFSTTAR, from July 9 to July 13, 2017. The Biot conference is organized only once every 4 years and is the main international event for experts in poromechanics. All topics related to porous solids that deform and contain one or several pore

Simpleware Intro & Live Demo - Materials Characterisation and Reverse Engineering, Rotherham, UK, June 27

Date: Monday, June 27, 2016

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: AMP Technology Centre, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Brunel Way, Rotherham, UK 

Who should attend

CALL FOR MINISYMPOSIA PROPOSALS FOR THE EMI 2017 CONFERENCE

EMI, the Engineering Mechanics Institute of ASCE, is pleased to announce the EMI 2017 Conference which will be held on June 4-7, 2017 in San Diego, California.  It will be chaired by Prof. J.S. Chen and Prof. Yuri Bazilevs, both of the University of California San Diego.

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[Call for abstract] [Computational Thermodynamics and Kinetics] [2017 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition


We are organizing the symposium on "Computational Thermodynamics and kinetics" at the next TMS meeting to be held in San Diego from February 26- March 2, 2017

Topics of choice for this year include, but are not limited to:

 Advancements in computational techniques in thermodynamics and kinetics of defects, phase transformations, and microstructural evolution.

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Call for Papers: Experimental Mechanics Special Issue on “Mechanics of Energy Materials”

Advanced energy materials hold one of the keys to fundamental advances in the conversion, storage, and harvesting of energy for a broad range of consumer electronics, automotive, aerospace, and defense applications. The successful development and deployment of these materials relies critically on a fundamental understanding of strongly coupled multiphysics phenomena.

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PhD Positions in Computational Solid/Fracture Mechanics at Utah State University (USU)

We have 1-2 PhD positions for modeling the fracture and failure in nuclear materials. The funding comes from a collaborative project involving five universities and one national lab.

The students will have opportunities to work with experimentalists and other computational experts at USU and from the national lab.

Requirements:

1. For applicants with no degree from a English-Speaking country: 

TOEFL >= 79 or IELTS >= 6 (and a minimum score of 5 on each subscale)

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[Call for Abstract] [SES 2016 Energy Materials Symposium E-1] List of Confirmed Invited Speakers (As of 14 June 2016)

Confirmed invited speakers:

Sheldon Brian (Brown University)

Sulin Zhang (Penn State University)

Ting Zhu (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Matt Pharr (UIUC)

Shuman Xia (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Vivek Shenoy (University of Pennsylvania)

Wayne Chen (Purdue University)

Yue Qi (Michigan State University)

Yuefei Zhang (Beijing University of Technology)

Shengping Shen (Xi'an Jiaotong University)

 

Memorial to Professor William Klug

As many of you know, the scientific community lost William (Bill) Klug to a senseless act of violence on June 1, 2016.  A memorial to Bill has been penned by his graduate advisor, Michael Ortiz.  It has been posted at the following website:

http://www.usacm.org/memoriam

The page includes information for those interested in making donations in support of the family.  

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