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Journal Club: Magnetic Soft Materials and Robots: Design (Code), Applications and Future Directions

Magnetic Soft Materials and Robots: Design (Code), Applications and Future Directions


This post was adopted from a News & Views by Zhao and Kim recently published on Nature [1].


Ying Li's picture

Multiple PhD Open Positions in Polymer Modeling and Machine Learning at University of Connecticut

PhD Open Positions

PhD positions with financial support in the form of research assistant/teaching assistant are available in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut (UConn).

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PhD Position in Multiscale Modeling of Materials

An immediate Ph.D. position is available in the Advanced Hierarchical Materials by Design Lab at Louisiana Tech University on multiscale modeling of materials synthesis. The candidates must have earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related fields (applicants with an MSc will be given priority) and have a solid background in theoretical and computational mechanics. Having knowledge of continuum mechanics, finite element modeling, and a programming language is a plus. 


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A review on low dimensional carbon desalination and gas separation membrane designs The widespread use of low dimensional carbon membrane for desalination and gas separation is limited by the difficulty to physically realise such membrane designs on a meaningful scale. This review aims to bring together results achieved in this field, hoping to inspire new designs or developments that could bridge this technical challenge. The focus of this paper is on sub-nanometer separation operations such as desalination or gas separation.

Fully-Funded PhD Position: Smart Materials, Bio-Functional/Inspired Materials, Meta-Materials, 3D and 4D Printing Technologies, and Biomedical Device Design

Fully-funded PhD positions are available to UK, EU and International students in the Department of Engineering at Nottingham Trent University with a starting date of 1 October 2020 or 5 January 2021 (application deadline: 14 February 2020 at 12 noon (GMT)). More information about the PhD studentship can be found in the links below:

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EMI2020: Mini-symposium and new Technical Committee on Architected Materials

Please consider submitting an abstract to MS-215 Architected Materials for the upcoming EMI/PMC conference which will take place between May 26-29 in New York City, NY. The deadline for abstract submission is January 15.

We are also excited to announce that during the conference we will have our first meeting of the newly established EMI Technical Committee on Architected Materials.

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VPH2020 — Deadline approaching!

Dear all:

Do not miss out the deadline for VPH2020—where models, methods & experiments meet the clinic!


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Mechanical-engineering-2020 - International Conference and Exhibition on Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering






International Conference and Exhibition on Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering 

July 23-24, 2020 | Valencia, Spain




“Reality and Innovative things of Mechanical and


PhD position in computational biomechanics at University of Glasgow

I am looking for motivated students to join my research group and work towards their PhD in the area of computational biomechanics.

About us: The research aim of our group is to generate new scientific knowledge and methods using innovative ideas in numerical methods and biomechanics that contribute towards improved cardiovascular healthcare.


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Two open Postdoc positions at UC Irvine

The Nanoscale Mechanics and Materials Laboratory (NMML) at the University of California, Irvine is currently accepting applications for two postdoctoral scholar positions.  One opening has a focus on experimental research, while the other is seeking a computational scientist.


Experimental Postdoc in Nanoscale Metallurgy:

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[Deadlines updated] ICTAM2020 & WCCM2020

Dear colleagues,

Deadline to submit your abstract to ICTAM2020 and WCCM2020 is fast approacing (January 20 & 15, respectively). If you are working with machine learning, uncertainty quantification, optimization or a related topic, consider the following symposia:

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IUTAM Milano: Impact Mechanics and Wave Propagation - deadline approaching

Please don't forget to submit your abstract until Jan. 10th. The deadline is approaching!

Micromechanical testing and modelling of blast furnace slag cement pastes

Dear all,

Our group at Delft University of Technology has recently published an article on micromechanical testing and modelling of blast furnace slag cement pastes. We present the use of innovative micromechanical models and experimental techniques on the case of a quasi-brittle, cement paste material. Interested readers can read the full text at:


Haitao Zhang's picture

Full-Time Position in Schlumberger – FEA


You will closely collaborate with Schlumberger design engineers in US, Europe, and Asia. You will be performing FEA studies in technically challenging areas such as non-linear solid mechanics, metal plasticity, viscoelastic materials, shock, vibration, heat transfer, composites, and fluid/structure interactions. You will also need to present FEA results to various internal or external clients.


Asst. Prof. Dr. Emin Taner ELMAS's picture

Materials Seoul 2020 - International Conference and Exhibition on Materials and Engineering

About the conference:

Warm welcome to all the Professors, Researchers, Scholars, Exhibitors, Academics, and Intellectuals for the International Conference and Exhibition on Materials and Engineering.

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Call for Abstract Submission to the EMI-PMC: Advances in the Mechanics of Superconducting Materials and Structures, and Related Materials at Cryogenic Temperatures

Dear Colleagues:

Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference(EMI2020) and Probalistic Mechanics and Reliability Conference(PMC2020) will be held at Columbia University in the upper west side of New York City, May 26-29, 2020 (

As a part of this meeting, we are organizing a mini-symposium to address recent advances in the Mechanics of Superconducting Materials and Structures and Related Materials at Cryogenic Temperatures.

Lifeng Wang's picture

A fully funded PhD Position Available at Stony Brook University

One PhD position is available for Fall 2020 in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stony Brook University, New York Long Island. The research program focuses on the mechanics and design of novel advanced materials and metamaterials to achieve high mechanical performance, new wave propagation features, and multifunctional characteristics. The candidates with background in solid mechanics and finite element analysis are highly encouraged to apply. 

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25th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics - ICTAM2020

25th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics – 23 - 28 August 2020, Milano. Italy.  



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