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Zimu Su, Alex Faupel and Xiaoyu Zhang presented their research at AIAA Scitech 2021 — 01/20/2021

Jan. 20, 2021—Zimu, Alex and Xiaoyu presented their research at the AIAA Scitech 2021 Conference held virtually between January 11-21, 2021. The title of Zimus’s presentation was: “Achieving Mesh-Size Objectivity in Fatigue Damage Analysis in Laminated Composites”. The title of Alex’s presentation was: “Modeling the compression-after-impact behavior of a Z-pinned composite laminate,”. The title of Xiaoyu’s presentation...

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Caglar Oskay to deliver a Plenary Lecture at EMI2021-IC Virtual Conference- 01/05/2021

Jan. 5, 2021—Caglar Oskay will deliver a Plenary Lecture at the 2021 International Conference of Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI 2021-IC) to be held on Virtually on March 22-24, 2021.”

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Xiaoyu Zhang successfully defended his PhD dissertation. Congratulations Dr. Zhang! – 12/8/2020

Dec. 8, 2020—The title of Dr. Zhang’s dissertation is: “MUncertainty Quantification and Sensitivity Analyses of the Nonlinear Behavior of Heterogeneous Material Microstructures: Applications to Dynamic Response of Energetic Materials and Cyclic Response of a Titanium Alloy”

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Caglar Oskay delivered an Distinguished Lecture on Computational Mechanics During ASME IMECE 2020 – 11/19/2010

Nov. 19, 2020—Lecture Title: Prediction of Localized Events in Multiscale Simulations: Achieving Failure Initiation Predictions in Large Scale Structural Simulations 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. However in majority of the past studies, the focus...

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Vamsi Subraveti joins MCML as undergraduate researcher. Welcome Vamsi! – 08/01/2020

Aug. 1, 2020—Vamsi is a rising senior, majoring in Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley.

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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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