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Journal Club for June 2020: Mechanically instructive biomaterials: a synergy of mechanics, materials and biology

 

Mechanically instructive biomaterials: a synergy of mechanics, materials and biology

Zhenwei Ma, Jianyu Li

Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

 

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University Lecturer in Mechanics and Materials (Assistant Professor) Cambridge

The Lectureship is a primarily an experimental position for a mechanical engineer who will develop a leading international research profile in the mechanics of materials. Relevant fields include (but are not limited to) additive manufacturing, in-situ testing, mechanical meta-materials and energy materials for a low-carbon future.

Request to physicists: Would you be willing to provide some informal feedback on my new approach to QM?

I have a request to make to physicists: Would they be willing to provide some informal feedback on my new approach to QM?

Update (2021.09.21 15:57 IST): There were unusually many blog hits for the document. ... I do like the work getting noticed, but still, I guess, a clarification is in order:

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[Polymers] Special Issue: Mechanics of 3D-Printed Polymers and Polymer Composites

A special issue on "Mechanics of 3D-Printed Polymers and Polymer Composites", is recently launched in the journal "Polymers". If your research is related to the topic, I would like to invite you to submit your latest research developments to the special issue. For more details and submitting your manuscript, please see: 

https://www.mdpi.com/journal/polymers/special_issues/Mech_3D_Print_Polym...

 

EMI announces its 2021 Granular Materials Student Video Competition

EMI, the Engineering Mechanics Institute of ASCE, is pleased to announce the EMI announces the 2021 Student Video Competition organized by its Granular Materials Committee within the broad field of granular materials.

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Open PhD position in computational biofluid dynamics at NJIT

I have an open PhD position in my Computational Biofluid Dynamics group at NJIT. The project is funded by my startup grant and is in the area of computational flow modeling of 3D biological cells through complex vessel networks in both the blood and lymphatic microcirculation. The candidate will be involved with running bio-fluid dynamic simulations on supercomputers, as well as code development and implementing new methods.

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Energy-harvesting availability: An intrinsic "material-level" measure of piezoelectric energy harvesting performance

A new performance measure in piezoelectricity! This paper presents the notion of "energy-harvesting availability" -- an intrinsic material-level measure for piezoelectric energy-harvesting characterization. This contrasts with the prevailing approach of extrinsic characterization done at the structural or device levels.

Article is freely available at:

https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-665X/ac0c2c

 

 

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Post-doc positions available at Jiangsu University, China

Multiple postdoc positions are available at Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China. Those possessing PhDs in the area of computational mechanics, experimental mechanics and material science are sought.

an Internship job at Apple for display technology development

Dear imechanica friends, Apple Display Technology Investigation team has an internship opportunity now.  The following is the job description and qualification requirements.   Please feel free to contact me if you are interested.  My email is zhenzhang@apple.com.

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PhD openings in soft matter modeling at CU-Boulder

Two PhD openings in the Mechanics of Soft Matter group (https://www.colorado.edu/lab/vernerey/in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The positions are to be filled in fall 2021 or spring 2022. Successful candidates are expected to work on mathematical modeling and numerical simulations of soft materials and cell mechanics.

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Faculty Position at JHU in Area of Mechanics and Materials

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at all levels and in all areas of mechanics and materials. Intellectual areas of great interest include the intersection of mechanics and materials with AI and machine learning, advanced manufacturing, sustainability, and resiliency; mechanics of materials in extreme and uncertain environments; applications of mechanics in soft robotics; biomechanics; and geomechanics.

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Buckling of an elastic layer based on implicit constitution: Incremental theory and numerical framework

A general class of implicit bodies was proposed to describe elastic response of solids, which contains the Cauchy–Green tensor as a function of Cauchy stress. Here, we consider the buckling of solids described by such a subclass of implicit constitutive relation. We present a general linear incremental theory and carry out bifurcation analysis of a uniaxially compressed rectangular layer described by an implicit constitution.

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Discussion of fracture paper #30 - Weight functions, cracks and corners

Weight functions are practical tools in linear elastic systems where several discrete or continuously distributed sources cause something, deformation, stress, or related stuff. In linear fracture mechanics, as also in the object of this blog, weight functions are used to calculate stress intensity factors. If the load is divided into discrete or continuous separate or overlapping parts which each gives a known contribution to the stress intensity factor, i.e. has a known weight, calculation for new loads may be reduced to simple algebra instead of extensive numerical calculations.

Postdoc openings on dislocation dynamics etc. in additive manufacturing at National University of Singapore

Dr. Wentao Yan's group at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS), focuses on metal additive manufacturing: computational modeling, experimental investigation and data analytics.

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EML Webinar (Season 2) on 15 September 2021 by Xavier Trepat on engineering the shape and mechanics of cellular monolayers

EML Webinar (Season 2) on 15 September 2021 will be given by Xavier Trepat on engineering the shape and mechanics of cellular monolayers. Discussion leader: Andrej Kosmrlj, Princeton University

Time: 9 am Boston, 2 pm London, 9 pm Beijing on 15 September 2021

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Postdoctoral Position Opening at Stanford University

Prof. Wei Cai at the Mechanical Engineering Department of Stanford University is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to lead a project on the modeling of dislocations dynamics in the presence of hydrogen.  The major task of this project is to enable/perform Dislocation Dynamics simulations with hydrogen effects using the ParaDiS program. Molecular dynamics simulations may be required to provide physical input to the Dislocation Dynamics model.  The postdoctoral researcher is also expected to collaborate with external experimentalists working on this project.

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Postdoc position on multi-physics degradation model for facade materials in the National University of Singapore

A postdoc position is available in the National University of Singapore, on the development of a multi-physics degradation model for building facade materials. Description and application details are provided below.

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