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Zimu Su wins Award at the EMI MIMB Student Paper Competition. Congratulations Zimu! – 05/22/2020

May. 22, 2020—Zimu was selected 3rd place winner 2020 EMI-Modeling Inelasticity and Multiscale Behavior (MIMB) student paper competition. The title of Ruize’s poster was: “Mesh Size Objective Fatigue Damage Propagation in Laminated Composites using the Multiscale Discrete Damage Theory”. Congratulations Zimu!

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Hantang Zheng joins MCML as undergraduate researcher. Welcome Hantang! – 05/04/2020

May. 4, 2020—Hantang is a rising senior, double majoring in Computer Science and Mathematics at Vanderbilt University.

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Caglar Oskay delivered an invited talk at Johns Hopkins University – 02/06/2020

Feb. 6, 2020—Lecture Title: Multiscale Modeling of Failure in Heterogeneous Materials and Structures:Roles of Reduced Order Modeling and Machine Learning Location: Civil and Systems Engineering Department, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Abstract: Multiscale computational modeling has seen tremendous advances recently, and is now often the method of choice in academia for predicting mechanical and multifunctional response of...

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MCML featured in Vanderbilt Hustler Magazine – 12/07/2019

Dec. 7, 2019—The link to the story is here: https://vanderbilthustler.com/29162/featured/vanderbilt-professor-selected-for-nasa-grant/.

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Scott Williams successfully defended his Master’s Thesis. Congratulations Scott! – 12/02/2019

Dec. 2, 2019—The title of Scott’s thesis is: “A Computational Study of an Aerospace Structural Panel Subjected to High Velocity Flow” Abstract: Computational material models for analyzing aerodynamic loads on metallic supersonic and hy- personic aircraft panels rarely include plastic deformation. In this study, the Multi-Yield Surface Plasticity model is introduced as a new technique to the...

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Caglar Oskay delivered an invited talk at NASA Langley Research Center- 11/21/2019

Nov. 21, 2019—Lecture Title: Multiscale Approach to Progressive Damage Analysis in Composite Materials – New Developments Location: NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA. Abstract: Concurrent multiscale modeling approaches (e.g., computational homogenization) offer a promising path to achieving the desired predictive capability in progressive damage analysis and failure response of composite materials and structures. Unfortunately, since their inception,...

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Caglar Oskay to deliver a Conference Keynote Lecture at 2NCC20 Conference – 11/19/2019

Nov. 18, 2019—Caglar Oskay will deliver a Conference Keynote Lecture at the 2nd International Conference on Nanotechnology of Cement and Concrete (2NCC20) to be held on May 20-21, 2020 in Irvine, CA.” Caglar Oskay will deliver this lecture in his capacity as the NSF Program Director.

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Ido Meshi presented his research at ASME IMECE 2019 — 11/14/2019

Nov. 14, 2019—Ido presented his research at the ASME IMECE Congress held in Salt Lake City, UT held between November 8-14, 2019. The title of Ido’s presentation was: “A Multiscale Fiber Kinking Model for Carbon-Fiber Composites Under Compression”

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MCML to partner with NASA through the ESI program – 11/01/2019

Nov. 1, 2019—Title: Stochastic Multiscale Fatigue Life Prediction Framework for Next Generation Durability and Damage Tolerance Research Team : MCML Source of Support : National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) – Early Stage Innovations (ESI) Program. Synopsis: Structural failure due to fatigue loading remains to be a tremendous concern for air- and spacecraft that operate in extremely...

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Caglar Oskay to deliver a Plenary Lecture at EMI2020-IC – 09/25/2019

Sep. 25, 2019—Caglar Oskay will deliver a Plenary Lecture at the 2020 International Conference of Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI 2020-IC) to be held on April 5-8, 2020 in Durham, UK.”

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