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Postdoc Position | Mechanics of Slender Structures | EPFL | Switzerland

We're excited to share the news that we have a Postdoc opening in our fleXLab (Flexible Structures Laboratory) at EPFL in Switzerland. This position is focused on the mechanics of slender structures. We appreciate the unique perspectives that individual research interests bring, so we'll work to align the specifics of the research project with the successful candidate's interests.

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Faculty Position in "Sustainable Materials" at EPFL, Switzerland

The School of Engineering at EPFL invites applications for an industry-sponsored tenure track assistant professor position in Sustainable Materials within its Institute of Materials. We seek exceptional individuals who will develop and drive a research program at the forefront of the discipline, who have a strong dedication to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and who will be proactive members of their professional and university communities.


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Faculty Position in "Data-Driven Engineering Design" at EPFL in Switzerland

The Institute of Mechanical Engineering of the School of Engineering is soliciting applications for a faculty position at the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor in Data-Driven Engineering Design.

We seek applicants with research interests in areas related to advancing the scientific and engineering challenges presented by the availability of large amounts of data and its use to develop novel insights and design concepts leading to innovative products, systems, and services.

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Solvay Workshop 27-29 August 2018 | Mechanics of Slender Structures

Dear Colleagues,

The organization of the Solvay Workshop: "Mechanics of Slender Strucures in Physics, Biology and Engineering: From failure to functionality" (27-29 August, 2018, ULB, Brussels, Belgium), is going well and we are excited by the substantial number of good quality submissions that we have received. 

However, following many requests, we are pleased to extend the deadline for abstract submission to: April 15, 2018.

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Open positions at UNFoLD in 2018 at EPFL (Switzerland)

Open positions at UNFoLD in 2018, the group of Professor Karen Mulleners at EPFL (Switzerland):

The unsteady flow diagnostics laboratory (UNFoLD) at the Swiss federal institute of technology of Lausanne (EPFL) invites applications by highly motivated candidates for doctoral and post-doctoral positions in the field of unsteady aerodynamics

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Faculty Position in Thermal Sciences at EPFL, Switzerland

The Institute of Mechanical Engineering is soliciting applications for a faculty position at the level of tenure-track assistant professor in Thermal Sciences.

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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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Postdoc positions in the new group of Pedro Reis at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

I have openings for two post-doc positions in my new research group at the Institute of Mechanical Engineering at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland, where I will be moving later this year. The target start date is January 1st, 2018.

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ASME IMECE 2015 Symposium 12-25: "Mechanics and Materials in the Oilfield"

We would like to invite you to give a contributed talk at our symposium on “Mechanics and Materials in the Oilfield”, at the ASME IMECE November 13-19, 2015 in Houston, Texas.

Please forward this announcement to others you think may be interested in participating.  

12-25 Mechanics and Materials in the Oilfield

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JClub June 2010: Geometric Nonlinearities in Thin Elastic Objects

Welcome to this month’s (June) Journal club, where I propose a discussion on the elasticity of thin objects (rods, plates and shells). It is a field with a long history that is being revived and rapidly burgeoning in new contexts.

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