Invited Lectures



Eveline Baesu Investigation of Mechanical Properties of Cell Membranes
Jorn Larsen-Basse Effect of Surface on Mechanical Properties of Solids at Various Length Scales
Fernando Bastian Fiber-Metal Laminate Composites: Characteristics and Fracture Toughness
Ken Chong

Nanomechanics Research and Challenges

Duane D. Johnson Genetic Programming for Multi-Timescale Modeling and a Separate Approach for Coupling O(N) Atomistic Methods with DG-FEM Calculations
Ney A. Dumont Conventional, Variational, Simplified and Meshless Boundary Element Methods
Horacio D. Espinosa Mechanics of Freestanding Submicron Thin Films-Size Scale Plasticity and Fracture
Yonggang Huang Nanomechanics: A Continuum Theory Based on the Interatomic Potential
Kalpana S. Katti Multiscale Modeling of Mechanical Responses in Bio-nanocomposites
Paulo R. S. Mendes Classification of Motions based on the Persistence-of-Straining Concept
Marcio A. Murad A Two-Scale Computational Model for Swelling Porous Media
Radha Nandkumar The TeraGrid and Scalable Computational Science Research at NCSA
Alan Needleman Mechanics of Plastic Deformation in Small Volumes
Glaucio H. Paulino Cohesive Zone Modeling of Dynamic Failure in Functionally Graded Materials
Marek-Jerzy Pindera Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of Functionally Graded Thermal Barrier Coatings with Actual and Homogenized Microstructures
J.N.Reddy Modeling of FGM and Smart Plate Structures and a New Computational Methodology
Fernando C. Rizzo Development of High-Temperature Superconducting Devices in the Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu-O System
Fernando A. Rochinha Model Validation on Composites: Constitutive Parameters Identification
Emilio C. Neilli Silva Design of Piezocomposite Materials with High Performance
Wolé Soboyejo Functionally Graded/Layered and Biomimetic Structures for Dental Restorations
Nestor Zouain Shakedown theory applied to structural analysis and high-cycle fatigue modelling