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Please participate in SES 2018, Madrid, October 10-12

Dear colleagues,

The Society of Engineering Science 2018 (SES 2018) meeting will be help in Madrid, Spain, October 10-12, 2018:

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Abstracts for Risø International Symposium on Fatigue of Composite Materials at the Technical University of Denmark, DTU

It is still possible to submit abstracts for this years symposium, which had the theme "Fatigue of Composite Materials: Microstructure, mechanics and methods". The symposium is organized by Section of Composites and Materials Mechanics of the Department of Wind Energy of the Technical University of Denmark, DTU.

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Effects of oscillating pressure on desalination performance of transverse flow CNT membrane In parallel with recent developments in carbon nanomaterials, there is growing interest in using these nanomaterials for desalination. To date, many studies have affirmed the potential of using such nanomaterials for constant pressure desalination operation. In this work, the performance of such membrane when subjected to oscillatory pressure at sub-nanosecond is investigated in detail.

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Post-Doctoral Fellow in Electron Backscatter Diffraction Techniques

The University of New Brunswick’s (UNB’s) Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence (MAMCE) is seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow who has specialized in applying Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD) techniques in the one or more of the following fields: Materials Science, Metallurgy, and Additively Manufactured Alloys. Experience with the electron microscopy of natural and synthetic metals combined with EBSD techniques is required, including sample preparation. The successful applicant will support ongoing research programs in two key areas:

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PhD position in computational mechanics

We in Aalto University School of Engineering are looking for a doctoral student to work on numerical modelling of fragmentation of quasi-brittle materials. In more detail, you will study breakage and fragmentation of ice blocks. These phenomena occur under compressive loads in ice block to ice block contacts. The fragmentation process is complicated, and requires novel numerical modelling techniques. Modelling may need to be done on different scales, which may have to reach from very high resolution modeling to simplified contact models on larger scale.

From 3D Images to Models - Introduction to Simpleware Software Workshop | Bristol, UK, Apr 25th 2018

Date / Time: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 / 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Location: Filton Holiday Inn, Bristol, UK

Fee: Free-to-attend. Pre-registration is required as places are limited

Who should attend

CISM Advanced School "Mechanics of strain gradient materials"

A one-week CISM Advanced School on "Mechanics of strain gradient materials", coordinated by Albrecht Bertram and Samuel Forest, will take place in Udine, Italy, next May 14th-18th.

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PhD position at INRIA, Grenoble France


Here is a PhD opportunity at INRIA, France Grenoble on 

Title : Non-smooth modeling and simulation of energy dissipation processes during rockfall

Supervision: Vincent Acary and Franck Bourrier

Details and how to apply :



Postdoctoral position available at Ecole Polytechnique

Subject: Characterization of damage mechanisms in nano-enabled devices.


Contact: &

Deadline: April 20th

Starting date: from June 1st


See attachnment for details on the project.

PhD Thesis position available at Ecole Polytechnique

Subject: EMERGENT ADAPTIVE BEHAVIORS, embracing fluid-structure interactions to achieve new functionalities

PhD opportunity at the laboratory: Ladhyx, Ecole Polytechnique

Supervision: Sophie Ramananarivo & Emmanuel de Langre


Intended start date: September 2018

From 3D Images to Models - Introduction to Simpleware Software Workshop, Apr 24th 2018, Coventry, UK

Date / Time: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 / 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Location: Coventry, UK    

Fee: Free-to-attend. Pre-registration is required as places are limited

Who should attend

GTN model

I have 2 questions regarding GTN model.

1) What does q1, q2, q3 signify in GTN damage model? What are their physical meanings. I know only their numerical values.
2) How to deal with the problem of GTN in Compression? It is working fine with tension but while in compression it is unable to converge.

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Available Postdoctoral Position - Computational Materials and Mechanics

An opening for a highly qualified postdoctoral researcher in the area of computational mechanics and materials science is available at the Colorado School of Mines with a collaborative appointment in the Department of Mechanical Engineering between Prof. Aaron P. Stebner (The Beam Team:, Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies (ADAPT): and Prof. Garritt J.

55th Annual Meeting of the SES in Madrid: Abstract submission extended up to April 15th, 2018

Dear colleagues,

The abstract submission deadline for the 55th Annual Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science has extended until April 15th, 2018

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2 years PostDoctoral Position - Universities Lille & Paris 13 , Paris, France

A 2 years post Doctoral position is avalaible in France, on material science numerical modeling fields. This is a join project between Univ. Lille (UMET lab), Paris 13 (LSPM lab), CEA (IRFM lab) and Marseille univ. (PIIM lab).

The present postdoc subject is focused on the modeling of the interactions between impurities (H, He...) and tungsten. 

Summer School on Computational Materials Science at Texas A&M

On behalf of the organizing committee, it is our pleasure to announce the coming seventh iteration of the Computational Materials Science Summer School at Texas A&M University, CMS3. The school will take place in College Station, TX from July 22 – Aug. 3, 2018.

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Visualizing bending and torsional deformation using experiment

This video  contains an experimental demonstration of a simple bending and torsion and further speculate the nature of stresses induced by the respective loading scenarios

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Journal club for April 2018: Friction of atomically-thin sheets

Friction of atomically-thin sheets

Qunyang Li

Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University



Assistant /Associate / Full Professor Positions in College of Civil Engineering, Hunan University,China

Assistant /Associate /Full Professor positions in all the disciplines of Civil & Environmental Engineering

     Number of vacancies: 10

Responsibilities and Requirements:

Immediate postdoc position on 3D printing of electronics on conformal surfaces

The current technologies of 3D printing have huge potential in the domain of printing flexible electronics and direct write printing on curved surfaces. In this project we want to explore such technologies to print electronics on curved surfaces. We would experiment with various kinds of printing solutions for the fabrication of printed electronics onto arbitrary non-flat surfaces. We would test the feasibility of printing with various kinds of multi-axis printing platforms like syringe/extrusion printing, aerosol jet printing etc.

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Tenure track position in experimental biomechanics at Graz University of Technology, Austria

At Graz University of Technology, in the Faculty of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering

one position for a University Assistant with doctorate, with tenure track to a position as Associate Professor in the area of Experimental Biomechanics


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