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Symposium on Contemporary Research in Mechanics of Materials and Structures in Celebration of Professor Wolfgang Knauss' 90th Birthday

Monday, December 18, 2023
Hall Auditorium, Gates Thomas Building
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA

8:30–10:00 am Technical Presentations

Bernd von Bernstorff
Lifetime Prediction for Fatigued Sheet Moulding Compounds (SMC)

Cate Brinson
Unlocking Materials Mysteries: Harnessing Language Models for Knowledge Extraction

Ioannis Chasiotis
Full-field Deformation Measurements via Atomic Force Microscopy: What has changed in the last 25 Years?

Igor Emri
Artskin Nano-Structured Membranes Based on Force-Network Technology — Theoretical Background and Applications

Philippe Geubelle
Surface Patterns in Cyclically Loaded Gel using Frontal Polymerization

Kyung-Suk Kim
Advances in Ruga Mechanics and its Applications to Biomedical Science and Technology

Sangwook Lee
Progressive Failure Analysis of Composite Materials — Application on Airplane Structures

Ken Liechti
Growth and Dry Transfer of Graphene on Sapphire

10:00–10:30 am Coffee Break

10:20–12:00 pm Technical Presentations

Hongbing Lu
Reinforcing Spread Tow Carbon Fiber Laminate via Ultrathin Aligned Carbon Nanotube Sheets

Brian Moran
Crack Tip Fields in Fiber Reinforced Materials at Finite Strain

Alfons Noe
Predicting Distortion and Reducing Residual Stresses in Additively Manufactured Parts

Krishnaswamy Ravi-Chandar
Nucleation and Growth of Cracks in Elastomers

Sandeep Sane
Increasing Role of Integrated Photonics and Criticality of Advanced Packaging Technologies to Extend Moore's Law

Wei Tong
Anisotropic Plasticity Modeling Using Constitutive Artificial Neural Networks

Bernd Wetzel
Advanced Measurement of Thermomechanical Properties of Polymer Composites

12:00–1:30 pm Lunch

1:30–3:30 pm Free Time

3:30–5:00 pm Panel Discussion

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