1st Midwest Workshop on Mechanics of Materials and Structures                       University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

August 26, 2015.

Locus: Illini Union Ballroom

The Mid.Mech.Mat. is a one day workshop that aims at bringing together researchers from the Midwest universities and industries working on contemporary topics in mechanics of new, complex and multifunctional materials to exchange ideas, present their most exciting research and explore new collaboration avenues in an informal and vibrant setting.

This year’s workshop will be hosted by University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign on August 26, 2015. The program includes student oral presentations, a poster session and eight invited talks. Confirmed speakers are:

  • Ben Freund (UIUC)
  • Huseyin Sehitoglu (UIUC)
  • Nancy Sottos (UIUC)
  • Michael Thouless (Michigan)
  • John Rogers (UIUC)
  • Yonggang Huang (Northwestern)
  • Martin Ostoja-Starzewski (UIUC)
  • Thomas Siegmund (Purdue)

The full program of the workshop can be found here

This event has been made possible thanks to generous support from the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering (MechSE), and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Registration for all participants is free. To register please click here.