Welcome to the homepage of the Multiscale Computational Mechanics Laboratory at Vanderbilt University ! At MCML we concentrate our efforts to bringing understanding to nonlinear mechanical and functional response of multi-scale materials and structures through computational modeling and simulation. Our research focus is on computational characterization of the failure response of systems that involve multiple temporal and spatial scales, development of computational methodologies for failure and fragmentation of composite systems subjected to extreme loading conditions including impact, blast and crushing loads, characterization of complex and hybrid composite systems, and analysis of multiphysics problems. Prospective students: View the YouTube videos for more information on the programs in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Engineering.
- Multiscale Computational Failure Modeling of Solids and Structures
- Life Prediction and Performance Assessment of Structures
- Computational Modeling of Composites and other Heterogeneous Materials
- Modeling of Multiphysics Systems
Here is a video on some of the recent research activities in MCML (From April, 2012):
Address: VU Station B# 351831
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, Tennessee 37235-1831
Tel: (615) 343-0583
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Older News and Updates
February 5, 2018 – Zimu Su joins MCML as a PhD student. Welcome Zimu!
January 18, 2018 – Follow IRIS Initiative Blog at VUBreakThru!
January 1, 2018 – Berkcan Kapusuzoglu joins MCML as a PhD student. Welcome Berkcan!
December 4, 2017 – Caglar Oskay delivered an invited lecture at Duke University
September 25, 2017 – Caglar Oskay delivered an invited lecture at Sandia National Laboratory
September 5, 2017 – Luke Neise joins MCML as undergraduate researcher. Welcome Luke!
June 13, 2017 – Follow IRIS Initiative Blog at VUBreakThru!
February 7, 2017 – Follow IRIS Initiative Blog at VUBreakThru!
January 30, 2017 – Caglar Oskay elected Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers
January 9, 2017 – Dr. Can Erel joins MCML as postdoctoral research fellow. Welcome Can!
January 9, 2017 – Dr. Alessandro Fascetti joins MCML as postdoctoral research fellow. Welcome Alessandro!