Invited Lecturers

           Plenary  Speakers


  •  J-S Chen, UCLA, USA
    “Stabilized and Regularized Meshfree Method for Fragment-Impact Modeling”
  • Alain Combescure, INSA Lyon, France
    “Transient Failure Simulations: Recent Results and Remining Challenges”
  • Ekkehard Ramm, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
  • "Hierarchic Isogeometric Analyses for Shell Structures".

  • Paul Steinmann, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
  • “Aspects of the Modeling and Simulation of Multifunctional Polymers”

  • Kumar Tamma, University of Minnesota at Twin Cities, USA
    “Isochronous Integrators and Implicit/Explicit Framework for Computational  Dynamics”

  • Shinobu Yoshimura, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    “Full Scale Seismic Response Simulation of Nuclear Power Using K-computer"

    Semi-Plenary Speakers

  • Gary Dargush,  University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
  • “Mixed Variational Methods in Structural Dynamics”

  • Dan Givoli, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
  • “Time Reversal as a Tool for Solving Inverse Problems”

  • Isaac Harari, The Tel Aviv University, Israel
    “Embedded Boundary Conditions for Plates”
  • Muneo Hori, Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • “Application of HPC to Earthquake Engineering – Seismic Structure Response Analysis and Urban Area Earthquake Simulation”

  • Sergio Idelsohn Barg, CIMNE, Argentina
  • “Particle Methods: the Best Solution for CFD Problems”

  • Hector Jensen, Santa Maria University, Chile
  • “The Use of Bayesian Model Updating in Stochastic Design Problems”

  • Boris Jeremic, University of California, USA
  • “Earthquake Soil Structure Interaction for Nuclear Power Plants, Modeling and Computational Issues”

  • Hermann Matthies, Institut für Wissenschaftliches Rechnen, Germany
    “Inverse and Identification Problems in Continuum Mechanics”
  • Moes Nicolas Ecole Centrale de Nantes (ECN) GeM Institute, France
    “Transition from damage to fracture with the Thick Level Set model. ”
  • Makoto Ohsaki,  Hiroshima University, Japan
  • “Optimization Approaches to Seismic Performance Design of Building Frames”

  • Ernst Rank, Technische Universität München, Germany
  • “Integrated Solid Modeling and Structural Simulation”

  • Constantinos Stavrinidis, European Space Agency (ESA), The Netherlands  
  • “Challenges in Space Vehicle Development”