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MCML partners with AFRL to study CAI response of composites with enhanced interfaces – 09/04/2019

Sep. 4, 2019—Title: Modeling Compression-After-Impact Response of Aerospace Composites with Enhanced Interfaces Research Team : MCML Source of Support : Air Force Research Laboratory Synopsis: CAI strength of composites is a very important design limiter in aerospace structures. Even moderate to low energy impact events induce damage in the composite structure, and significantly alter the residual compressive...

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Caglar Oskay appointed Director of Engineering for Civil Infrastructure Program at NSF – 09/03/2019

Sep. 3, 2019—Caglar Oskay will serve as a rotator Program Director of the Engineering for Civil Infrastructure (ECI) Program within the Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) division of the National Science Foundation.

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Caglar Oskay delivered a Semi-Plenary Lecture at USNCCM15 — 07/30/2019

Jul. 30, 2019—Caglar Oskay delivered a Semi-Plenary Lecture at the U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics to be held on July 28-August 1, 2019 in Austin, TX. The title of his lecture was: “Multiscale Methods for Unraveling Unique Dynamic Behavior of Architected Materials”

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Xiaoyu Zhang presented his research at the US Congress on Computational Mechanics (USNCCM15) – 07/29/2019

Jul. 29, 2019—Xiaoyu presented his research at the USNCCM conference held in Austin, TX on July 29-August 1, 2019. The title of Xiaoyu’s presentation was: “Sensitivity Analysis and Variability Assessment of the Dynamic Response of Polycrystalline Energetic Materials subjected to Impact Loading”

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Zimu Su presented his research at the Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference – 06/21/2019

Jun. 21, 2019—Zimu presented his research at the EMI conference held in Pasadena, Ca on June 19-22, 2019. The title of Zimu’s presentation was: “Multiscale Discrete Damage Theory for Failure Prediction of Heterogeneous Materials ”

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Caglar Oskay delivered an invited talk at the US Army ERDC – 06/11/2019

Jun. 11, 2019—Lecture Title: Multiscale State and Failure Prediction in Structures Operating in Severe Loading and Environments Location: US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), Vicksburg, MS. Abstract: Over the past couple of decades, tremendous effort has been devoted to the development of multiscale computational modeling and simulation strategies for physics-based prediction of structural response. Among...

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Caglar Oskay appointed Associate Editor of Journal of Applied Mechanics – 02/21/2019

Feb. 21, 2019—Effective April 1, 2019, Caglar Oskay will serve as Associate Editor of the ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics.

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Ruize Hu successfully defended his PhD dissertation. Congratulations Dr. Hu! – 02/18/2019

Feb. 18, 2019—The title of Dr. Hu’s dissertation is: “Multiscale Computational Methods for Wave Propagation in 2D Phononic Crystals and Acoustic Metamaterials”

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