The Institute of Mechanics at TU Dortmund, Germany, together with the Helmholtz-Zentrum
Geesthacht, invites applications for a research position within the new Collaborative Research Centre (SFB 986) “Tailor-Made Multi-Scale Materials Systems – M³” (PhD or postdoc position).
Six finalists have been announced for the Twenty-Fourth Annual Robert J. Melosh Competition for the Best Student Paper in Finite Element Analysis. The finalists and their current institutions are:
Michael Borden, University of Texas at Austin
Pritam Chakraborty, Idaho National Laboratory
See annoucement. Congratulations to Professor Mary Boyce!
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Sensorimotor Control at the University of Colorado Boulder
The Neuromechanics Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder, in conjunction with Northwestern University and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to work on a new research project investigating motor control in a neuroeconomic framework. The project will focus on the role of risk and the subjective valuation of reward in sensorimotor decision-making and control. Candidates will take part in computational modeling of motor control, and the design and supervision of psychophysical experiments.
Yichao Zhu Stephen J. Chapman Amit Acharya
(to appear in Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids)
The Peach-Koehler expression for the stress generated by a single (non-planar)
curvilinear dislocation is evaluated to calculate the dislocation self stress. This is
combined with a law of motion to give the self-induced motion of a general dislocation
curve. A stability analysis of a rectilinear, uniformly translating dislocation is then
performed. The dislocation is found to be susceptible to a helical instability, with
the maximum growth rate occurring when the dislocation is almost, but not exactly,
pure screw. The non-linear evolution of the instability is determined numerically, and
implications for slip band formation and non-Schmid behaviour in yielding discussed.
W.L. Shan, Z. Chen, C.P. Broedersz, A.A. Gumaste, W.O. Soboyejo, C.P. Brangwynne, Soft Matter, 9:194-199, 2013.
Curtin University ( Australia), in partnership with the Sarawak
Government, has established a campus at Miri, a city of over 300,000
people in northeast Sarawak. The Curtin Sarawak campus currently has
3400 students. The University is going through an expansion phase and
current and planned future developments will increase capacity to 5,000
Curtin Sarawak invites applications from suitably qualified candidates
to provide academic leadership in developing and managing the School of
Engineering and Science teaching and research programmes.
The appointment will be at Associate Professor / Professor level,
depending on the candidate’s qualifications and teaching, industrial and
we have a DPhil studentship available in the Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering Group, within the Impact Engineering Laboratory led by Prof Nik Petrinic.
The topic of the studentship is isogeometric modelling with meshless discretisation, and this research is funded as a part of a wider investigation into modelling methodologies for Whole-Engine-Modelling funded by TSB and Rolls-Royce. The aim is to further integrate the mathematical models used in CAD and computational modelling of solids subject to impact loading. Development of novel aspects of isogeometric modelling and meshless discretisation approaches will be at the core of this project's research focus.
One Ph.D. position is now available starting October 2013 on
magnetorheological elastomers in the Solid Mechanics Laboratory of
Ecole Polytechnique, France. The potential student will work on the
development of new experimental procedures and high fidelity numerical
models for the understanding and constitutive description of
microstructured magnetorheological solids. Students with strong
interest in new coupled problems and strong background in engineering,
physics or/and mechanics are encouraged to apply.
Position: Director of institute
in Computational Mechanics
Minisymposium on "Soft Materials and Structures", 50th SES Meeting at Brown University (July 28-31, 2013).Submitted by Xuanhe Zhao on Wed, 2013-03-20 01:27.
This is a friendly reminder to draw your attention to the Symposium on **Soft Materials and Structures** to take place at the upcoming 50th Meeting of the Society of Engineering Sciences (SES) at Brown University, Providence, RI (July 28-31, 2013). More information can be found in the meeting's website: http://www.brown.edu/Conference/ses2013/
As part of the 50th Annual Technical meeting of the Society of Engineering Science (SES 2012)/ASME-AMD Summer Meeting to be held in Brown University on July 28-31, 2013, it is our pleasure to invite you to submit an abstract to the Symposium “Material Design and Biomimetic Material Concepts”.
Computational Biomechanics for Medicine VIII: a MICCAI 2013 satellite workshop. First call for papers.Submitted by adwit on Tue, 2013-03-19 13:04.
Computational Biomechanics for Medicine VIII:
The 6th International PhD Student Workshop on Durability of Reinforced
Concrete will be held in Delft, The Netherlands, during July 4 and 5,
2013, hosted by TUDelft. After a series of successful workshops, most
recently in Espoo (2012), Madrid (2010) and Guimarães (2009), IPSW2013
will be held under the auspices of RILEM EAC (Educational Activities
Committee), aiming to bring together young researchers in the field of
durability of concrete.
This workshop, aimed at PhD students dealing with concrete durability (in a broad sense), is free of charge.
More info can be found at: http://www.citg.tudelft.nl/actueel/congressen-en-symposia/events-materia...
Minisymposium on "Materials for Extreme Environments: Multi-Scale Experiments and Simulations", SES Annual Meeting (July 28-31Submitted by Shailendra on Fri, 2013-03-15 14:16.
We cordially invite you to participate in the minisymposium "Materials for Extreme Environments: Multi-Scale Experiments and Simulations" at the 50th Society of Engineering Science Annual Technical Meeting (http://www.brown.edu/Conference/ses2013/). The Meeting will be held at Brown niversity, RI, USA during July 28-31, 2013.
Changjin Huang, Peter J. Butler, Sheng Tong, Hari S. Muddana, Gang Bao, and Sulin Zhang
Nano Lett., Just Accepted. Publication Date (Web): March 14, 2013 (Communication)
2013 International Tutorial Workshop on Piezoresponse Force Microscopy and Nanoscale Electromechanics of Polar MaterialsSubmitted by jiangyuli on Thu, 2013-03-14 02:32.
2013 International Tutorial Workshop on Piezoresponse Force Microscopy and Nanoscale Electromechanics of Polar Materials
July 6-8, 2013
Wentao Liang, Hui Yang, Feifei Fan, Yang Liu, Xiao-Hua Liu, Jian Yu Huang, Ting Zhu, and Sulin Zhang
ACS Nano, Just Accepted. March 5, 2013 (Article). DOI: 10.1021/nn400330h
Provide computational support in structural mechanics and heat transfer for the design of electromagnets operating at ~90% of yield strength with power densities up to 15 W/mm^3.
Topic: Behavior of offshore wind turbines under seismic loadings
Detailed description of the subject:
The study of wind turbines is one of the privileged research themes of the renewable energetic resources strategy of the French national agency ADEME (AMI large wind turbine project). The development of offshore wind turbines is considered as a main scientific and industrial goal for the forthcoming years.