IWCMM XXII will consist of (i) 6 plenary lectures, (ii) 6 semi-plenary lectures, (iii) regular technical sessions, (iv) 17 organized mini-symposia, (v) a special symposium/panel discussion on MGI/ICMSE.

(The order of speakers may vary, click to see the enlarged table)

Mini symposia schedule



Prof. J.T. Oden
Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES), The University of Texas at Austin

Selection, Validation, and Control of Models in Computational Mechanics

Prof. Javier Llorca
IMDEA Materials Institute & Department of Materials Science, Polytechnic University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

MULTISCALE MODELING OF COMPOSITES: A roadmap towards virtual testing


Prof. David McDowell
George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Using Computational Mechanics To Explore Fatigue Of Metals

Dr. James Stewart
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM

A V&V/UQ Framework for Science-Based Predictions

Prof. Gerard Ateshian
Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY

Mixture Framework for Modeling Mechanics, Transport, and Growth in Biological Tissues and Cells

Prof. Kurt Maute
Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences and Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder

Computational Strategies for the Design of Nano-Structured Materials



Dr. Dennis Dimiduk
TMS Director/Chair, Structural Materials Division
Air Force Research Laboratory

Integrating Materials and Structures Performance Prediction via the Materials Genome Initiative

Dr. Cyrus Wadia
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)

The White House Materials Genome Initiative: A National Movement in Discovery and Manufacturing Competitiveness



Dr. Julie Christodoulou
Naval Materials S & T, Sea Warfare & Weapons Department,
US Office of Naval Research

MGI Implementation and Building the Materials Innovation Infrastructure



Prof. Wing Kam Liu
Walter P. Murphy Professor of Mechanical Engineering,
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA

Archetype-Blending Continuum (ABC) Theory for Design of Microstructured Materials

Prof. Tarek I. Zohdi
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Chair, Computational Science and Engineering Program,
University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

Modeling and Simulation of Multiphysical Processes in New Materials for Energy-Related Applications

Prof. Robert McMeeking
Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Materials, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Professor of School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen,
AB24 3UE, Scotland, UK

Numerical Simulation of Impact on Ceramic Armour Systems

Prof. Martin Dunn
Victor Schelke Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering,
University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA

Thermodynamics and Mechanics of Reacting Network Polymers With Dynamic Topology