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Event of ASME Technical Committee on Mechanics of Soft Materials 2020

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Dear Colleagues, 

 We cordially invite you to participate in an event of ASME Technical Committee on Mechanics of Soft Materials 2020. The detailed agenda is enclosed.  

Event of ASME Technical Committee on Mechanics of Soft Materials 2020:
live symposium and committee meeting

Organizer: ASME Technical Committee on Mechanics of Soft Materials, including Sung Hoon Kang (Chair, JHU), Qiming Wang (Vice-chair, USC), Victor Lefevre (Secretary, Northwestern), and Yuhang Hu (Editor, Gatech)

Date: Nov 15, 2020, 12 pm-6 pm EST (9 am-3 pm PST)

Linkhttps://usc.zoom.us/j/4877520911   Meeting ID: 487 752 0911

Session 1: Understanding elastomer networks

Chair: Qiming Wang, Yuhang Hu

Time: 12-2:20 pm EST, Nov 15 2020

12-12:40

Invited keynote speaker: Sanjay Govindjee (UC Berkeley)

Title: Soft and Semi-Soft Elasticity for Liquid Crystal Elastomers: An Overview

12:40-1

Shaoting Lin (MIT)

Title: Universal Fracture of Polymer Networks with Topological Defects

1-1:20

Nikolaos Bouklas (Cornell)

Title: Damage and fracture in polydisperse elastomer networks

1:20-1:40

Qiming Wang (USC)

Title: Mechanics of Self-Healing Thermoplastic Elastomers

1:40-2

Pratik Khandagale (CMU)

Title: Statistical Field Theory Model for Elastomers

2-2:20

Pedro Peralta (ASU)

Title: Effects of High Pressure on Structural Evolution of Polyurea: An In-Situ Energy Dispersive X-Ray Diffraction Study

Session 2: Stimuli-responsive soft materials

Chair: Sung Hoon Kang, Victor Lefevre

Time: 2:30-4:50 pm EST, Nov 15 2020

2:30-3:10

Invited keynote speaker: Shengqiang Cai (UCSD)

Title: Mechanics of Liquid Crystal Elastomer

3:10-3:30

Sung Hoon Kang (JHU)

Title: Strain Rate-Adaptive Extreme Energy Absorption via Architected Liquid-Crystalline Elastomers

3:30-3:50

Christopher Cooley (Oakland)

Title: Nonlinear Dynamics of a Dielectric Elastomer Membrane Under Compressive Loading

3:50-4:10

Victor Lefevre (Northwestern)

Title: Electroelastic Response of Isotropic Dielectric Elastomer Composites with Deformation-Dependent Apparent-Permittivity Matrix

4:10-4:30

Kiana Naghibzadeh (CMU)

Title: Modeling of Surface Growth Using an Eulerian Approach

4:30-4:50

Dongjing He (Gatech)

Title: Rate-Dependent Indentation Adhesion of Hydrogel

Session 3: Committee meeting for ASME Technical Committee on Mechanics of Soft Materials

Chair: Qiming Wang, Victor Lefevre, Yuhang Hu

Time: 5-6 pm EST, Nov 15 2020

Topics:

1.    Topics of ASME IMECE 2021 symposium on mechanics of soft materials (MOSM)

2.    Nomination for the new Editor for ASME Technical Committee on MOSM

 Please feel free to forward the agenda to your friends, colleagues, and students. Hope to see you in the zoom room on Nov 15. Thank you.  Best regards, ASME Technical Committee on Mechanics of Soft Materials: Chair: Sung Hoon Kang (JHU)Vice-chair: Qiming Wang (USC)Secretary: Victor Lefevre (Northwestern)Editor: Yuhang Hu (Gatech)

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Thank you for sharing. Great event with great speakers!

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