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NEW.Mech 2017 @ MIT | Registration deadline info

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The 8th annual New England Workshop on the Mechanics of Materials and Structures (NEW.Mech​ 2017​) is taking place at MIT on October 14, 2017. We would like to let you know that the registration deadline for submitting an e-poster or teaser talk is October 4 and the registration deadline for general admission is October 11.  We are also glad to note that the registration for NEW.Mech​ 2017 is free. Please do register to secure your seat.  Submission of teaser talks and/or e-posters can be done during online registration. You can directly register at


Our confirmed invited speakers and the titles of their talks are:


Huajian Gao – Professor of Engineering, Brown University
Talk Title: Mechanics of cell interaction with low-dimensional nanomaterials


John W. Hutchinson – Professor of Engineering, Harvard University
Talk Title: Shell buckling—the old and the new


Subra Suresh – President-Designate, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore & Vannevar Bush Professor of Engineering Emeritus, MIT

Talk Title: Cell mechanics and human diseases


Franz-Josef Ulm – Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, MIT

Talk Title: Urban physics: Is Boston a liquid or a solid? A quantitative mechanics approach to cities' sustainability and resilience


NEW.Mech​ 2017​ is supported by the following sponsors, whom we graciously acknowledge:


- MIT Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

- MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering

- MIT Department of Materials Science and Engineering

- MIT Program in Polymers and Soft Matter

- MIT Center for Materials Science and Engineering

- North American Center for Research on Advanced Materials

- Votorantim Cimentos

- Multi-Scale Material Science for Energy and Environment


We look forward to seeing you at NEW.Mech​ 2017!  The conference poster is attached.


Best regards,

The NEW.Mech 2017 Organizers:

Tal Cohen, Xuanhe Zhao, Ken Kamrin, Niels Holten-Andersen​

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