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PhD position in Multiscale Modeling of the Synthesis Process of Nanomaterials

A PhD position is open for fall 2017 in Advanced Hierarchical Materials by Design Lab at Louisiana Tech University on multiscale modeling of the synthesis process of nanomaterials. The candidates must have a degree in Mechanical Engineering or related fields. Having a background in theoretical and computational mechanics, specifically continuum mechanics and finite element modeling, such as COMSOL, is a PLUS. Familiarity with the software package ParaView is desired. 

Closed: Research Fellow (PhD) position in ISRO funded project

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has funded a 2 year project to BITS Pilani (Goa and Hyderabad campuses). The simulation project will model atomistic fracture in amorphous silica, with application to the Thermal Protection System (TPS) of the Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV).

Details of application are mentioned in the attachment.

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PhD Position in Multiscale analysis of energy storage systems

Dear colleagues,

Universidad Loyola Andalucía (Seville, Spain) is currently offering a PhD position starting in 2017 at the Engineering Department for multiscale multiphysical analysis of energy storage systems in renewable energies.

See the attached file for further information on the topic and the application process.

Regards,

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Multiple postdoc openings at UC San Diego (USA) and Cardiff University (UK)

Applications are invited from highly motivated researchers for two postdoctoral positions immediately available in the Multiscale Multiphysics Design Optimisation (M2DO) lab, led by H Alicia Kim.

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SIMULIA Regional User Meetings

There will be more than 20 meetings held around the world. 

Topics will cover linear and nonlinear Finite Element Analysys, Contact, Multiphysics, Multscale, Optimization, Simulation for Additive Manufacturing and ore.

Learn about the newest features in Abaqus, Isight, Simpack, fe-Safe, Tosca

Check out the worldwide schedule here:

http://www.3ds.com/company/events/simulia-regional-user-meetings/

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Postdoctoral opening in topology optimization at UC San Diego

Applications are sought for one Post-Doctoral Researcher at University of California, San Diego (USA) to join the M2DO research lab. The primary research focus is to develop topology optimization for multiscale and multiphysics problems optimizing materials and structures.

Relevant research background in the following areas are encouraged to apply:

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Two postdocs and two PhDs at UC San Diego and Cardiff University (UK)

Applications are sought for one Post-Doctoral Researcher at University of California, San Diego (USA) and one Post-Doctoral Researcher at Cardiff University (UK) and two PhDs (Cardiff) to join a very active cross-continental M2DO research lab. The primary research focus is to develop topology optimization for multiscale and multiphysics problems optimizing materials and structures. The research members are required to travel between US and UK regardless of their bases.  

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Multiple postdoc openings at UC San Diego (USA) and Cardiff University (UK) + two PhDs at Cardiff University (UK)

Applications are sought for multiple Post-Doctoral Research Associates at University of California, San Diego (USA) and Cardiff University (UK) and two PhDs (Cardiff) to join a very active cross-continental M2DO research lab. The primary research focus is to develop topology optimization for multiscale and multiphysics problems optimizing materials and structures. The research members are required to travel between US and UK regardless of their bases.  

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Two Postdoc + two PhD Openings in Topology Optimization, Cardiff University, UK

Applications are sought for four Post-Doctoral Research Associates and two PhDs to join a very active research group at Cardiff University, UK (School of Engineering).  Based in Cardiff, there will be frequent interactions with the University of California, San Diego as well as major aerospace companies in the UK. The research will formulate and develop numerical methods for mulitiscale and multiphysics design optimisation using level set topology optimization.

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A multi-scale modeling framework for instabilities of film/substrate systems

Spatial pattern formation in stiff thin films on soft substrates is investigated from a multi-scale point of view based on a technique of slowly varying Fourier coefficients. A general macroscopic modeling framework is developed and then a simplified macroscopic model is derived. The model incorporates Asymptotic Numerical Method (ANM) as a robust path-following technique to trace the post-buckling evolution path and to predict secondary bifurcations.

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PhD position in the area of atomistic-based modelling of polymer composite degradation

Applications are invited for one PhD position (4 years) in the area of atomistic-based modelling of polymer composite degradation at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.

The successful applicant will work with Dr. Angelo Simone (Computational Mechanics of Materials Group) and Prof. Barend Thijsse (Virtual Materials and Mechanics Group) on a project funded by the Technology Foundation STW through the High Tech Materials program. The position is to commence in spring/summer 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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Averaging and Homogenization in multiscale methods

I found this reference very helpful in building a solid base for learning the foundamentals of Homogenization methods and up to now, is the only reference that addresses the difference between Homogenization and Averaging methods.

I will put more references in this entry and will be happy if you share your links with me.

Sutured tendon repair; a multi-scale finite element model.

We've recently published an open access journal paper that looks at the mechanics of sutures used to repair severed tendons. A homogenization strategy is used to derive effective elastic properties for tendon fibrils and intracellular matrix. We have found that regions of high stress correlate with the regions of cell death (necrosis) that are sometimes observed in patients.

If this is of interest, please feel free to view the paper here.

 

 

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Hierarchical Materials Symposium at USNCTAM 2014 - Abstract deadline is now January 6, 2014

Dear Colleagues,

 

The submission deadline for abstracts to the 17th U.S. National Congress on Theoretical & Applied Mechanics has been extended to Jan 6th, 2014.  Please consider submitting an abstract to at the website below.  We will be holding a symposium on "Elasticity, PLasticity, and Multiphysics of Hierarchical Materials: Mechanisms to Mechanics" that many of you should find quite interesting!

https://www.egr.msu.edu/conference/

 

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USACM: Multiscale Methods and Validation in Medicine and Biology II

The second USCACM Thematic Conference on Multiscale Methods and Validation in Medicine and Biology will be held on February 13/14, 2014 in Berkeley, California.The deadline for abstract submission is September 30, 2013.

For more information, please visit http://mmvmb2.usacm.org

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USNCCM12 MS4.9: Concurrent Multi-Length Scale Modeling: from Finite Elements to Atoms and Electrons (call for abstract)

We cordially invite you to participate in the 12th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics (US-NCCM12) and give a talk in our minisymposium (MS4.9) entitled "Multiscale Concurrent Multi-Length Scale Modeling: from Finite Element to Atoms and Electrons". The Congress will be held in Raleigh, NC, USA, from July 22 to July 25, 2013.

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A review on multiscale methods for material modeling

Dear all,

Please find enclosed our paper which is published on Journal of Multiscale Modelling
Vol. 3, No. 4 (2011) 1–
42 which gives an overview of state of the art multiscale techniques for material modeling. 

The paper discusses the following topics: homogenization, Representative volume element, computational homogenization (Fe2 methods) for both both bulk materials and strong discontinuities. 

I hope the paper is useful for beginners to the field.

All the bests, 

Abaqus multiscale bridge with UMAT

Choose a channel featured in the header of iMechanica: 

Hello,

I'm trying create a bridge between scales using Abaqus, UMAT subroutine.

On macro scale I call UMAT, which calls other abaqus inp. with this example code

call SYSTEM('abaqus cae script=C:\Temp\mixUMAT\simpleModel.py -- A 2 5.3')

And my "simpleModel" receives all arguments properly.

However, I need some values which are calculcated on "simpleModel", to UMAT continues the executation.

Anyone knows  how can I do it?

 

Thank you! 

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