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Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters, Volume 4, Issue 3, 2014 is online now!

Dear everyone,

The third issue in 2014 (Volume 4, Issue 3) of Theoretical and Applied Mehcanic Letters (TAML) is now online.

Welcome to this young journal for rapid publication of your exciting results. Smile


Call for Abstract: Symposium XX: Bridging Scales in Heterogeneous Materials at 2014 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit (Nov 30 - Dec 5)

Dear colleagues,

You are cordially invited to submit an abstract to Symposium XX: Bridging Scales in Heterogeneous Materials at the 2014 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, to be held
November 30 - December 5, 2014, in Boston, Massachusetts.

PhD Position in Computational Mechanics/Biomechanics at Villanova University

There is an immediate opening for a PhD student
position with a target start date of August 2014 in the Computational
Biomechanics and Solid Mechanics Laboratory at Villanova University.

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Research Assistant position available

My group in the Deaprtment of Engineering Science & Mechanics /Biomedical Engineering has an immediate RA opening, expected to start from the Fall of 2014. 

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PhD position in numerical modelling of landslides and generated seismic waves at IPGP Paris

We are looking for a PhD
student to work on Numerical modelling of landslides and generated seismic waves.
This PhD is funded by the European project ERC SLIDEQUAKES.


Anne Mangeney
Professor of Geosciences at University Paris Diderot, PRES SPC
Head of the Seismology Group, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris

2014 Melosh Medalist

Phani Motamarri, from the University of Michigan, is the 2014 Melosh Medalist for his paper "A Spectral Finite-Element Based Method For Large-Scale Quantum Mechanical Calculations Using Kohn-Sham Density Functional Theory".  Please join me in congratulating Phani!

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A recent paper on Logarithmic Strain by Prof. Patrizio Neff

Dear friends:

Prof. Patrizio Neff has asked me to post the attached recent paper on Logarithmic Strain. It looks quite interesting (I haven’t read it yet).


[Closed] Post-doc position in Computational Mechanics: Crash Modeling and Simulation

Post-doc position in computational mechanics at the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Engineering Science, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

One-year contract starting on August 16, 2014 or as soon as possible. The position can be extended to August 15, 2016 depending on performance and funding availability.

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PhD Scholarships in Computational Mechanics @ IMT Lucca

2014/15 PhD program in Computational Mechanics at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca

Deadline for applications – July 14th 2014, 6 pm Italian time. To apply:

Applications are now being accepted for PhD students in Computational Mechanics for the 2014/15 PhD program at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca (

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PhD positions are available in computational mechanics at Shiv Nadar University, India

am looking for PhD students to work on Multi-functional Laminated Shell
modeling for High Altitude Airship (HAA) at computational mechanics lab,
mechanical engineering department of Shiv Nadar University (SNU), INDIA.

students can contact me for further research info, I am available on mail
( or or phone (+91

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PhD position available in computational mechanics at University of Rhode Island

I am looking for a PhD student to work on molecular and cellular biomechanics. This position will be available starting in this coming fall or spring semester in the Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Systems engineering at University of Rhode Island.

Prior experience in cellular biomechanics or molecular simulations is a plus. Interested candidates are encouraged to send a CV to Dr. Hongyan Yuan at (

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Marie Curie PhD position at University of Trento (Italy): deadline June 30

Please, give a look to my research activity at and to my group at

If you are strongly motivated to work with a very active group in Solid Mechanics, we have a PhD position (3 years) available from November 2014, but the deadline for application is June 30, 2014!

The position is on a EU grant and is addressed to numerical/theoretical modelling of ceramics.

For details on the application see the attachment.

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Ph.D. Positions in Mechanics of Soft Materials at Michigan State University

Our Group of Appleid mechanics in Enviormental & Civil Engineering Department at Michigan State University has an openings for PhD positions to work on Multiscale Modeling of Soft Materials starting Spring 2014 or Fall 2015.

Postdoctoral Position in Computational Damage Mechanics Available at Masdar Institute in Abu Dhabi

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in computational damage mechanics is
available immediately at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in Abu
Dhabi in United Arab Emirates. Masdar Institute is established in collaboration
with Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The research project focuses on
using advanced computational fracture and damage mechanics for simulating the
behavior of advanced materials under different loading and environmental
conditions. The candidate is expected to have a PhD in the field of Mechanical,
Civil, or Aerospace Engineering with solid knowledge of theoretical/computational
solid mechanics; continuum damage mechanics, fracture mechanics,

PhD Positions in Mechanical Engineering at UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

Two  PhD positions are available in the dynamics and applied
mechanics lab at UBC, Vancouver. 
To know more about our group's research see .

Job opening at GEM in Princeton, NJ

Global Engineering and Materials, Inc. (GEM) is looking for candidates to fill an immediate opening of Research/Software Development Engineers.

Please find detailed job descriptions in the attached file. Thanks!


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