Skip to main content

Author

Caglar Oskay appointed to the Editorial Board of CMAME – 01/01/2022

Jan. 1, 2022—Caglar Oskay will serve as the Editorial Board Member for the leading computational mechanics journal Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. Oskay’s appointment is effective January 1, 2022.

Read more




Caglar Oskay delivered an invited talk at University of Pittsburgh – 11/05/2021

Nov. 5, 2021—Lecture Title: Multiscale Discrete Damage Theory – A Novel Approach for Multiscale Modeling of Failure in Heterogeneous Materials Location: Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. Abstract: Most engineering systems are now made of engineered materials, where the material and the structure are co-designed to achieve unprecedented mechanical properties and performance. Furthermore,...

Read more


Former MCML Grad. and Postdoc Dr. Xiaoyu Zhang joins Caterpillar. Congrats Xiaoyu! – 10/15/2021

Oct. 15, 2021—We wish Xiaoyu the best in his future professional endeavors!

Read more


Caglar Oskay delivered a Plenary Lecture at the Turkish National Mechanics Congress – 09/07/2021

Sep. 7, 2021—Caglar Oskay delivered a Plenary Lecture at the 22nd National Mechanics Congress (UMK 2021) held on Virtually on September 6-8, 2021.”

Read more


Caglar Oskay completed rotation as NSF Program Director and returned to Vanderbilt – 09/04/2021

Sep. 4, 2021—Caglar Oskay has been serving as the Director of the Engineering for Civil Infrastructure Program within the Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) division at the National Science Foundation in the past two years. Oskay will resume his duties as Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Professor of Mechanical Engineering Departments at Vanderbilt University.

Read more



Damin Xia and Zimu Su presented their research at USNCCM 16 Virtual Conference — 07/29/2021

Jul. 29, 2021—Damin and Zimu presented their research at the 16th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics held virtually on July 25-29, 2021. The title of Damin’s presentation was: “Reduced Order Homogenization of Polycrystalline Materials Undergoing Large Deformation”. The title of Zimu’s presentation was: “Multiscale Reduced Order Discrete Damage Theory for Fracture of Composite Materials”

Read more


Damin Xia wins Award at the EMI MIMB Student Paper Competition. Congratulations Damin! – 05/27/2021

May. 28, 2021—Zimu was selected 3rd place winner 2021 EMI-Modeling Inelasticity and Multiscale Behavior (MIMB) student paper competition. The title of Damin’s poster was: “Reduced-Order Computational Homogenization for Multiscale Problems with Large Deformation – Polycrystalline Materials”. Congratulations Damin!

Read more