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Doctoral research positions within the International Research Training Group "Integrated Engineering of continuous-discontinuous long fiber reinforced polymer structures” (DFG GRK 2078)

The international research training group "Integrated Engineering of continuous-discontinuous long fiber reinforced polymer structures” offers several doctoral research positions at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) starting in April 2018. Discontinuous long fiber reinforced polymer structures with local continuous fiber reinforcements represent an important class of lightweight materials.

Assistant research scientist in the PRISMS center at the University of Michigan

The Predictive Integrated Structural Materials Science (PRISMS) Center at University of Michigan is seeking a computational materials scientist to participate in the development of production-standard open source scientific codes. The Center is home to a number of closely-knit research groups that specialize in computational materials science spanning the spatial scales from electronic structure to the continuum, and a spectrum of theories including Density Functional Theory, Statistical Mechanics, Phase Field Models, Crystal Plasticity and Continuum Mechanics.

TAMU- Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in the area of mechanical behavior of advanced structural materials.  Although candidates at the assistant professor level are preferred, exceptionally well qualified candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of associate or full professor.

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Symposium on Electro-chemo-mechanics of energy materials (USNC/TAM 2018)

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to cordially invite you to submit an abstract to our symposium titled “electro-chemo-mechanics of energy materials” as part of the 18th U.S. National Congress for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Conference. The conference will be hosted by Northwestern University, Chicago in June 5-9, 2018.

Research Associate – Development of Numerical Process Simulations for Additive Manufacturing Polymers

The postholder will work on the development of finite element analysis models to simulate the additive manufacturing (fused deposition modelling and/or laser sintering processing) of polymer materials. (Fixed term for three years.)

Society of Engineering Science - 2018 Medalists and Fellows


The Society of Engineering Science is pleased to announce the award of the 2018 society medals and fellow election:

The 2018 G.I. Taylor Medal of SES is awarded to Howard Stone, Princeton University, for seminal contributions to fluid dynamics research and education, particularly the understanding of low Reynolds number flows, microfluidics, interfacial phenomena, and biological fluid dynamics.

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Ph.D. Position in Computational Solid Mechanics

Two PhD positions are available in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
The research project is in the multiscale modeling of the stress corrosion cracking. Candidates should have a strong background in continuum mechanics, finite elements modeling and/or molecular dynamics simulations. Programming experience in Fortran or C++ is a big plus. The starting date for this position is January 2018 or August 2018. Interested candidates please send a detailed CV along with the name and contact info of three references to

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Submission Deadline Reminder: Symposium NM11—Deformable Atomically Thin Materials—Mechanics, Materials and Devices at 2018 MRS Spring meeting

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We are kindly inviting you to consider submitting abstracts and papers to Symposium NM11—Deformable Atomically Thin Materials—Mechanics, Materials and Devices at 2018 MRS Spring meeting.

Abstract submission deadline is October 31, 2017.

Submission website

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WCCM2018- Symposium of Phase Transformations, Dislocations and Interface Mechanics

Dear Colleagues:


We would like to invite you to present your research work at the mini-symposium – “Phase Transformations, Dislocations and Interface Mechanics” (Session ID: 1605) at the 13th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (New York City, from July 22 to 27 of 2018).


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"Shell Buckling - the old and the new" presentation by John W. Hutchinson at NEW.Mech 2017 @ MIT

Video of keynote presentation by Prof. John Hutchinson (Harvard University) at NEW.Mech 2017 (New England Workshop on the Mechanics of Materials and Structures) held at MIT on October 14,  2017: "Shell Buckling—the old and the new". Video Link:



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Call for abstract: USNC/TAM 2018, Chicago, Jun 4-9 2018

18th US National Congress for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (USNC/TAM) will be held in Chicago, Illinion, on Jun 4 to 9 2018. USNC/TAM is held every four years.

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ESMC 2018, MS on Homogenization Strategies for Multiphase and Active Materials (Call for abstract submission)

 The next European Solid Mechanics Conference (ESMC) will take place from July 2nd to 6th, 2018, in Bologna, Italy. As organizers of the Mini-Symposium MS 3.2 “Homogenization Strategies for Multiphase and Active Materials“ it is our pleasure to invite you (or one of your students or collaborators) to participate in our mini symposium. The deadline for abstract submission is November 15, 2017. For more information and to contribute, visit the website: http:

Funded PhD Fellowships in Computational Modelling of Polymer- and Metal-based Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold Implants

The Biomechanics Research Centre at the National University of Ireland, Galway are seeking expressions of interest for several funded-PhD positions in computational modelling of polymer- and metal-based bioresorbable vascular scaffolds, as part of a larger EU Horizon-2020 consortium project.

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Phd positions - Mechanical Engineering UT Dallas

Openings are available for PhD. students in the Nanomechanical MUltiphysicals lab at UT-Dallas, with a start date of August 2018. Outstanding candidates may be considered for starting in January 2018.

PhD student position at University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a PhD student to work on projects related to computational design of civil engineering materials, physical and chemical processes in cementitious systems, and novel applications of functional materials.

EMI-2018@MIT – ABSTRACT SUBMISSION IS NOW OPEN (October 15, 2017 – January 31, 2018)

Dear Colleagues,

EMI 2018, the 2018 Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference will be held at M.I.T. from May 29 to June 1, 2018.

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Postdoctoral and PhD Opportunities on a US DoE Funded Project at University of Central Florida, Orlando

The laboratories of Profs. Seetha Raghavan and Ranajay Ghosh at the University of Central Florida, Orlando welcomes applications for a postdoctoral scholar to commence work in Spring 2018 and a PhD student to join the group in Spring 2018 or Fall 2018 as part of a multi-year research project funded by the US Department of Energy.

Postdoctoral position at the LTDS UMR CNRS 5513, ENTPE, University of Lyon

Please find attached the announcement of a postdoctoral position at the "Laboratoire de Tribologie et Dynamique des Systèmes" (LTDS) UMR CNRS 5513 in ENTPE.

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Aerospace Structures, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

A new tenure-track assistant professor position is available in the group of Aerospace Structures and Computational Mechanics at the faculty of Aerospace Engineering of Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Candidates will be considered for a wide range of areas within structural mechanics. More information can be found in the following link:


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