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Postdoctoral Position Opening at University of Western Ontario

Prof. Liying Jiang at the Mechanical & Materials Engineering Department of University of Western Ontario is seeking a postdoctoral researcher (

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PhD position in Computational Structural Mechanics at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

We are currently looking for a PhD
student in the area of Computational Structural Mechanics. PhD applicants with a MS degree and publication in the area of solid mechanics,
computational mechanics and finite element analysis will be preferred.

Please send your application (including
CV and representative publications) to
by November 1st 2013.

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Faculty Position Opening in Solid Mechanics at CU-Boulder

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the
University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track faculty
position in the area of Solid Mechanics. 

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Faculty Position in Solid Mechanics at UIUC

The Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering (MechSE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for faculty positions at all levels in Solid Mechanics, broadly defined, with particular emphasis on research that is experimental in nature.  MechSE at Illinois has a strong tradition in solid mechanics, and offers a BS degree in Engineering Mechanics and MS/PhD programs in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, as well as BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering.

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Marie Curie PhD position at University of Trento (Italy): deadline September 15

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 January 2014, but the deadline for application is September 15, 2013!

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

For details on the application see the attachement.

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Modeling of Bimodulus material

How to model Bimodulus Material in ANSYS or any Finite Element Analysis software to find out Neutral axis shift in simple bend test.

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Nonconservative Stability Problems of Modern Physics

This monograph gives a complete overview on the subject of nonconservative stability from the modern point of view. Relevant mathematical concepts are presented, as well as rigorous stability results and numerous classical and contemporary examples from mechanics and physics.

Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica, Vol 26 issue 2 online now

Dear colleague,    

The second issue in 2013 (Volume 26, Issue 2) of Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica (AMSS) is now online.   

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Professor Rod Clifton to Receive Sigma Xi Monie A. Ferst Award

Rod Clifton , Rush C. Hawkins University Professor Emeritus and Professor (Research) at the School of Engineering at Brown University, has been selected as the winner of the 2013 Sigma Xi Monie A. Ferst Award .

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Internship Announcement

Internship Announcement

Title: Structural FEA Intern

Category: Internship in Industry

Employer: Schlumberger Technology Corporation

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One PhD student position available at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

One PhD student position available at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engnieering of the University of Central Florida. Students with background in solid mechanics, computational mechanics and finite element analysis are particularly encouraged to apply. To apply, please send your resume and representative publications (if have) to Dr. Yuanli Bai (  The opening is until Spring 2014.

Seeking for PhD position

Hello I am Prakhar Gupta (Final Year Mechanical engineering, undergraduate). My
area of interests are
Nanotubes, Design engineering, Mechanics of Solids
. I am engaged in one of the project for my degree on

4th Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics (Montreal, July 23-26, 2013) - Abstract submission deadline March 1, 2013

CanCNSM Conferences are intended to provide an international opportunity for communicating recent developments in various areas of nonlinear solid mechanics and materials. After 3 successful conferences in Victoria, Vancouver and Toronto, the 4th Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics will be held in July 23-26, 2013 at McGill University which is best recognized for its research and discoveries in different fields of science. 

curvature tensor

Could someone explain me what do the curvature tensor mean at surface structures?

THX for the help!

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Position for expert FEA analyst available at Dallas area, Texas

Please apply online. Do not contact me; I do not work in the company.

The Research and Computer Aided Engineering group at Carrollton Technology Center of Halliburton is looking for an expert FEA analyst at principal engineer level. This position requires

Postdoc position at the University of Louvain (Belgium)

Modelling of the mechanical response of polycrystalline graphite in a nuclear reactor environment

Job opening on January 1st 2013 within the division of Applied Mechanics of the institute of Mechanics, Materials and Civil Engineering at UCLouvain.


Faculty position in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT

Dear colleagues,

please consider applying for the faculty position in my Department described in the attached announcement. As you can see one of the focus areas of interest is in Aerospace Materials and Structures for which applicants with expertise in Solid Mechanics would be a great fit.


Raul Radovitzky 

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PhD Positions in Fluid-Structure Interaction

PhD positions are available in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Orleans, starting in the spring 2013. Applicants with strong background in the areas of solid mechanics, composite structures, finite element analysis, and fluid-structure interaction (using Abaqus or ANSYS) are encouraged to apply. The research projects are on small-scale unmanned aerial systems.


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