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Two PhD Positions available in Computational Multiscale Mechanics at the University of Colorado at Boulder

I am currently seeking two PhD students to pursue separate research projects in computational multiscale mechanics within the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering at CU Boulder: (1) overlap coupling between a 3D ellipsoidal DEM code and a finite strain pressure-sensitive micromorphic elastoplasticity finite element implementation in an opensource C++ code Tahoe ( ) to model interfacial mechanics between deformable solids and dense dry granular materials; and (2) multiscal

XFEM2011 ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Partition of Unity Enrichment and Applications Cardiff, Wales, UK

Dear colleagues,

 Deadline for abstract submission Jan 17th, 2011.

XFEM 2011 is one of the successful series of
ECCOMAS thematic events.
XFEM 2011 is a medium-size conference
with a balanced participation covering both the theoretical aspects of the subject and engineering applications.


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USNCCM-11 Minisymposium: Recent Advances in Nonlocal Computational Mechanics

11th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics

July 25-29, 2011. Minneapolis, MN

A mini-symposium on Recent Advances in Nonlocal Computational Mechanics

Abstract submission deadline: January 31, 2011 (minisymposium 3.3)



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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Iowa State University

TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION: The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Iowa State University invites applicants for a faculty position in the area of autonomous space systems. The appointment will start in August 2011. The search is focused at the Assistant and Associate Professor level, but exceptional candidates who qualify for the rank of Full Professor will also be considered.

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PhD Positions in Elastic Metamaterials at University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The group of Advanced Materials and Ultrasonic Wave Lab at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is seeking one highly motivated candidate for Ph.D. positions. The appointment is starting on August 2011 or January 2012. The research topics involve dynamic modeling, elastic wave propagation, experimental design and analysis of the multifunctional metamaterials with complex microstructures.A M.S. or equivalent degree in solid mechanics, wave propagation, or material science is needed.  Talented applicants with a B.S.


Dear Colleagues,


Please distribute the following annoucement to your graduate students,

and first year post-doc researchers.

 The deadline for submission is January 15th, 2011.


Happy New Year !



Dear Colleagues,
We are glad to announce that the Biomechanics Committee of the Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has established a
best student competition:

Job Positions at Engineering Mechanics Department, Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore

As a proud member of theAgency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), the Instituteof High Performance Computing (IHPC) was established in April 1998 toprovide leadership in high performance computing as a strategicresource for scientific inquiry and industry development. Ourmission is to advance science and technology, and develop leadingedge applications through high performance computing andcomputational science.

Postdoctoral Research Associate Positionon Acoustic Metamaterials

The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Kansas State University invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate position. The primary responsibility of the position is to conduct research on sonic crystals and acoustic metamaterials. The position is supported by an externally funded project by the federal government. The position is temporary appointment initially set for one year, and renewable contingent upon the performance and funding availability.  The expected starting date is January 15, 2011. Required qualifications include: an earned Ph.D.

Finite Element Modeling On Polymer Nanocomposite with Clay Nanofiller

I'm doing Mtech project on Finite Element Modeling On Polymer Nanocomposite with Clay Nanofiller.  For that am using ABAQUS software,  so i need some information regarding that ABAQUS software, how to do finite element modeling of nanocomposites with nanofiller and How to prepare a code distrubution in the plate like particales in the polymer matrix with ABAQUS software. So please can any give information.

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Post-doc in micromechanical testing at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

We have an immediate opening for a post-doctoral candidate in the area of micromechanical testing within the Mechanical Properties and Mechanics group at ORNL.  Please see the attached file for further details.  If you are interested in the position, please apply online at:

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IMECE 2011: Minisymposium on Multiphysics Simulations and Experiments for Solids

Dear Colleagues:

We would like to invite you to submit an abstract for the 2011 ASME
IMECE in Denver, to be held November 11-17, 2011.  Our minisymposium
is on "Multiphysics Simulations for Solids", and is the
continuation of a very successful minisymposium held for the past 4 years
that have resulted in more than 50 presentations at the 2009 and 2010 IMECE conferences.  This year's focus areas

1.Multiphysics modeling, simulation and experiments of electromechanical materials and systems

PhD and Postdoctoral Associate Positions in Cardivascular Mechanobiology at University of Connecticut

The Tissue Mechanics Laboratory (TML) in the Biomedical Engineering Program and Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Connecticut is seeking one graduate student and one postdoctoral associate to pursue research in the fields of cardiovascular mechanics and mechanobiology.

Job Positions at Engineering Mechanics Department,Institute of High Performance Computing,Singapore

As a proud member of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), the Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) was established in April 1998 to provide leadership in high performance computing as a strategic resource for scientific inquiry and industry development.  Our mission is to advance science and technology, and develop leading edge applications through high performance computing and computational science.  


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Electrorheological (ER) fluids


Respected All Members,

 I'm Puneet Singh. I wanted to know
how to simulate the electrorheological (ER) fluids. I need help any type that will help me in simulate the electrorheological (ER) fluids.


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Sixth M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics -- Focus: Solids & Structures; June 15-17, 2011

Dear Colleague,

I wish you a Happy New Year!

As announced in the last year, the Sixth M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics will be held in June 2011 at M.I.T. The theme of the Conference is "Solids & Structures", and the topic is interpreted in a very broad way.

An International Journal: Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica (AMSS)

Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica (AMSS) aims to become the best journal of solid mechanics in China and the known one in the world in the field of mechanics, by building up an international exchange platform for the ecological research; providing original, perspective and even breakthrough theories and methods for the research on solid mechanics in China and in the world; serving the sustainable development worldwide.

Melosh Competition: 2nd Call for Abstracts

This is the second call for abstracts for the 23nd Annual Melosh Competition for the Best Student Paper on Finite Element Analysis.  The deadline for the abstracts has been extended to January 14, 2011.   Details of the competition and submission procedure can be found here

Postdoctoral Fellowship at Northwestern University in Stochastic Multiscale Analysis and Design

We are seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in “stochastic multiscale analysis and design” in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA. Applicants are expected to have expertise in the following areas: solid mechanics, uncertainty quantification, finite element modeling, and engineering optimization. The candidate is expected to have a strong background in statistical analysis. Prior experience with material microstructure characterization via image processing, and model uncertainty quantification is preferred.


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