Congresssos, etc.

GRIDS Summer School on Fracture and Damage Mechanics in Engineering Applications (GSS2011)

Click here for a web-flyer of the GSS2011 (pdf file)
Dear Colleague,
GRIDS Research ( is a group dedicated to the study/development of numerical methods and simulation techniques in engineering, and is integrated in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Centre for Mechanical Technology and Automation, University of Aveiro (, Portugal. The group is composed by more than 40 members, ranging from seniors professors, assistant professors, research assistants, PhD, graduate and under-graduate research students.
Within the strategy of dissemination of numerical methods formulations and applications in engineering, our group is organising a Summer School on Fracture and Damage Mechanics in Engineering Applications, from August [...]

Call for Abstracts: UNCERTAINTIES 2012

This 1st International Symposium on Uncertainty Quantification and Stochastic Modeling (Uncertainties 2012) arises from the scientific community’s interest in having a proper forum for discussion of academic, scientific and technical aspects of uncertainty quantification in mechanical systems.
Uncertainties 2012 will take place at the Maresias Beach Hotel, on the beach of Maresias, São Sebastião, São Paulo, and will be held from February 26 to March 2, 2012. This first meeting is organized on behalf of the ABCM Committee on Stochastic Modeling and Uncertainty Quantification, based on the experience acquired in organizing similar-themed mini-symposia in past conferences as well as [...]

ENEBI 2011

O Encontro Nacional de Engenharia BioMecânica é uma iniciativa do Comitê de Bioengenharia da ABCM para promover a integração e a troca de experiências entre os grupos que atuam na área no Brasil. Neste ano o evento acontece em Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná. A escolha da cidade de Foz do Iguaçu para sediar o evento no ano de 2011, levou em conta a facilidade de acesso que essa cidade proporciona aos pesquisadores de outros países, além da oportunidade de contato com uma das mais exuberantes maravilhas da natureza.
Maiores informações na página do evento:

Announcement FEF 2013

Dear Participant of FEF 2011,
FEF 2013 will take place in San Diego, CA, USA Feb 24-28. FEF 2013 will be a
special track in larger conference celebrating the 70th birthday of Prof.
Thomas J.R. Hughes. We hope to see you all there!
FEF 2013 Conference Organizers:
Yuri Bazilevs (UC, San Diego)
Kenji Takizawa (Waseda University)
Tayfun Tezduyar (Rice University)
See the PDF flyer here.

ECCOMAS Announcement – March 20

Updated information of upcoming international conferences organized in the frame of the ECCOMAS 2011 Conferences.

WCCM 2012: Pre-Registration and Submission of Mini-Symposia are now Open!

WCCM 2012: Pre-Registration and Submission of Mini-Symposia are now Open!
The pre-registration and the submission of Mini-Symposia for the 10th WORLD CONGRESS ON COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS (WCCM 2012) are now open at our website: . You can also follow us on twitter here .

About the Congress
The WCCM 2012 will take place in the vibrant city of São Paulo, Brazil, 8–13 July, 2012. Please take a look at your agenda and plan to join us for a truly exciting congress. This tenth edition is a historic landmark to our community and you will have the opportunity to meet distinguished colleagues, have [...]

2nd BCSciComp – The Second Brazil-China Conference on Scientific Computing – Call for Paper

The Second Brazil-China Conference on Scientific Computing

2nd BCSciComp
Call for Paper
June 27 to July 1, 2011, Beijing China
In order to promote scientific exchanges, establish the cooperation in the area of Scientific Computing between Brazil and China, The Second Brazil-China Conference on Scientific Computing – 2nd BCSciComp ( will be held at Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics from June 27 to July 1, 2011 in Beijing, China. The First Brazil-China Conference on Scientific Computing – BCSciComp2009 was held by Laboratório Nacional de Computação Científica – LNCC/Brazil in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil from September 21 to 25, 2009
The Second [...]

COMPLAS 2011 – Announcement of the Pre-conference Short Course on Computational Techniques for Plasticity

Dear Colleague,
We are pleased to announce the 11th. edition of the Short Course on Computational Techniques for Plasticity (Barcelona, Spain, 5 – 6 September 2011).
This is a course to be run in conjunction with the 11th. International Conference on Computational Plasticity – COMPLAS XI, to be held in Barcelona on 7 – 9 September 2011.
The pre-conference course will be of benefit to participants interested in acquiring a detailed and in-depth description of the application of finite element techniques to a range of plasticity problems, particularly those involving finite strains.
The course can be attended separately from the conference, but a reduced combined fee [...]

Nominations of Speakers for WCCM 2012

The General Council of IACM has started the selection procedure of the Plenary and Semi-Plenary Speakers for WCCM 2012. Nomination of candidates is underway until March 18th and a final round will be carried out afterwards, selecting 3 Plenary Speakers and 8 Semi-Plenary Speakers. For the remaining allotted sessions the speakers will be assigned by both the Local Organizing Committee and the Latin American Scientific Committee of WCCM 2012.

WCCM 2012 Web Page Available

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