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Tuesday, May 19, 9:30 - 11:35 Session

Plasticity I

Room: Illinois A
9:30 - 10:20     David McDowell (Keynote)
                        Microstructure-sensitive multiscale crystal plasticity modeling

10:20 - 10:45   Jaime Marian
                        Linking atomistic dislocation properties with crystal plasticity: Calculation of yield
                        surfaces in Tungsten

10:45 - 11:10   Armel Mbiakop
                        A homogenization model for porous crystals comprising general ellipsoidal voids

11:10 - 11:35   Sriram Ganesan
                        Crystal plasticity modeling and validation of deformation response in WE43
                        Magnesium alloy

Active Materials I

Room: Humanities
9:30 - 9:55       H. Jerry Qi
                        Reshaping and recycling of thermoset polymers based on bond exchange

9:55 - 10:20     Fangda Cui
                        Constitutive modeling of photo reprogrammed thermally activated shape
                        memory polymers

10:20 - 10:45   William Oates
                        Photomechanics of glassy azobenzene polymer networks

10:45 - 11:10   David Restrepo
                        Cellular materials that exhibit phase transformations

11:10 - 11:35   Paul Plucinsky
                        Effective behavior of nematic liquid crystal elastomer membranes

Homogenization I

Room: Excellence
9:30 - 10:20     John Kieffer (Keynote)
                        Structure and mechanical properties of linear and cross-linked polymers: effects
                        of spatial confinement

10:20 - 10:45   Amira Meddeb
                        Interphase effect on dielectric and mechanical properties of TiO2-PDMS

10:45 - 11:10   Victor Lefevre
                        Homogenization of coupled phenomena with oscillating source terms and
                        application to the modeling of electrets

11:10 - 11:35   Harishanker Gajendran
                        A variational multiscale method for higher order mixture theory based models for
                        interphase evolution in composites

Dynamics and Control I

Room: Knowledge
9:30 - 9:55       Carlos Mazzilli
                        Parametric instability analysis of straight risers via a rom based on non-linear
                        Bessel-like modes

9:55 - 10:20     Fernanda Correa
                        Application of neuro fuzzy for strategies of power management in hybrid

10:20 - 10:45   Fabio Condado Barbosa
                        Analysis of non-linear dynamics and bifurcations of a shallow arch

10:45 - 11:10   Victor Fallara
                        Dynamic analysis of structures of clusters of tethered satellites: numerical

11:10 - 11:35   Arindam Bhattacharjee
                        Empirical study of dimensionality in the Preisach hysteresis model

Tuesday, May 19, 2:00 - 4:05 Session

Plasticity II

Room: Illinois A
2:00 - 2:50       Amit Acharya (Keynote)
                        A single theory for some quasi-static, supersonic, atomic, and tectonic scale
                        applications of dislocations

2:50 - 3:15       Abigail Hunter
                        A dislocation dynamics model of the plastic flow of fcc polycrystals

3:15 - 3:40       Caizhi Zhou
                        Statistical grain-boundary dislocation source model for size effects of
                        nanocrystalline metals

3:40 - 4:05       Christopher Nellemann
                        Strengthening and hardening phenomena associated with strain gradient crystal

Fracture and Cavitation

Room: Humanities
2:00 - 2:50       Gilles Francfort (Keynote)
                        An overview of the current state of the variational approach to fracture

2:50 - 3:15       Xianmin Xu
                        Modelling and simulations for cavitation and fracture in nonlinear elasticity

3:15 - 3:40       Shelby Hutchens
                        Considerations for soft material characterization via ‘cavitation microrheology’

3:40 - 4:05       Oscar Lopez-Pamies
                        Cavitation in rubber: An Elastic Instability of a fracture phenomenon?

Atomistics I

Room: Excellence
2:00 - 2:25       Phanish Suryanarayana
                        Towards mechanics using quantum-mechanics

2:25 - 2:50       Michael Falk
                        Combined atomistic/continuum modeling of strain localization in metallic glass

2:50 - 3:15       Dennis Kochmann
                        Size effects in atomistics and coarse-grained atomistics

3:15 - 3:40       Nikhil Admal
                        The uniqueness of the atomistic stress tensor and its relathonship to the
                        generalized Beltrami representation

3:40 - 4:05       Amit Acharya
                        A study of conditions for dislocation nucleation in coarser-than-atomistic scale

Dynamics and Control II

Room: Knowledge
2:00 - 2:25       Murilo Silva
                        Optimization and dynamic nonlinear analysis of telecommunication towers
                        submitted to the synthetic wind

2:25 - 2:50       Luis Fernando Paullo Munoz
                        A study of the nonlinear response of plane frame structures under seismic load
                        in frequency domain

2:50 - 3:15       José Manoel Balthazar
                        On a nonlinear portal frame supported ambient vibrations energy harvester: a
                        state -of-the art

3:15 - 3:40       Susheel Dharmadhikari
                        Towards fast-throwing robot statistics

3:40 - 4:05       Sergio Ontiveros
                        Simultaneous optimization of friction dampers for the seismic control in

Tuesday, May 19, 4:35 - 6:40 Session

Plasticity III

Room: Illinois A
4:35 - 5:00       Philipp Seiler
                        Identification of creep parameters using microindentation

5:00 - 5:25       Robert Waymel
                        Tailored elasto-plastic wave redirection in a 2d granular array of spheres by
                        interstitial element control

5:25 - 5:50       Syeda Nusrat Sharmin
                        Finite element analysis of pressurized and unpressurized high strength steel
                        pipes to investigate the buckling response using kinematic hardening plasticity

5:50 - 6:15       Rajaprakash Ramachandramoorthy
                        Bauschinger effect and intermediate strain rate plasticity in silver nanowires –
                        experiments and atomistic modeling

6:15 - 6:40       Sohan Kale
                        Avalanches and percolation in elastic-plastic-brittle transitions of disordered

Active Materials II

Room: Humanities
4:35 - 5:00       Kostas Danas
                        On variational formulations for periodic magneto-rheological elastomers

5:00 - 5:25       Charles Wojnar
                        Characterizing the viscoelastic stiffness and damping of ferroelectrics during
                        electric field cycling: experiments and modeling

5:25 - 5:50       Trung Nguyen
                        Optimal design of a power storage and crash resistance multifunctional material

5:50 - 6:15       Fangda Cui
                        Constitutive modeling of shape memory polymers with multiple crystallizing

6:15 - 6:40       Xiaoyu Hu
                        Modeling hydrolysis degradation in polymeric materials

Atomistics II

Room: Excellence
4:35 - 5:00       Yoshitaka Umeno
                        Atomistic modeling of mechanical reliability of device materials

5:00 - 5:25       Ryan Elliott
                        A new framework for the interpretation of modulated martensites in shape
                        memory alloys

5:25 - 5:50       Sheng Yin
                        Recoverable plasticity in penta-twinned metallic nanowires governed by
                        dislocation nucleation and reaction

5:50 - 6:15       Haofei Zhou
                        A jogged dislocation governed strengthening mechanism in nanotwinned metals

6:15 - 6:40       Kaushik Dayal
                        A dynamic multiscale phase-field model: prescribable complex kinetics and
                        nucleation with diffuse interfaces

3D Printing

Room: Knowledge
4:35 - 5:25       Glaucio Paulino (Keynote)
                        Bridging topology optimization with additive manufacturing

5:25 - 5:50       Sonjoy Das
                        Investigation of separation force for bottom-up stereolithography process from
                        mechanics perspective

5:50 - 6:15       Howon Lee
                        Harnessing buckling of swelling hydrogels using projection

6:15 - 6:40       H. Jerry Qi
                        Active composites for 4d printing

Wednesday, May 20, 9:30 - 11:35 Session

Plasticity IV

Room: Illinois A
9:30 - 10:20     Vikram Deshpande (Keynote)
                        Micro-mechanics of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fibre composites

10:20 - 10:45   Nikolaos Aravas
                        Non-linear homogenization methods for the constitutive modeling of multiphase
                        materials with applications to TRIP steels

10:45 - 11:10   Martin Idiart
                        Estimates for the overall linear properties of pointwise heterogeneous solids
                        with application to elasto-viscoplasticity

11:10 - 11:35   Saurabh Biswas
                        A compact hysteresis model with adjustable parameters that captures minor

Active Materials III

Room: Humanities
9:30 - 9:55       Shawn Chester
                        Constitutive modeling of active polymeric gels

9:55 - 10:20     Yuhang Hu
                        Indentation: a simple and robust method to characterize poroelasticity of gels

10:20 - 10:45   Luis Dorfmann
                        The time-dependent behavior of passive skeletal muscle

10:45 - 11:10   Oliver Roehrle
                        Chemo-electro-mechanical modelling of skeletal muscle mechanics

11:10 - 11:35   Jun Zhang
                        Mesoscale bounds in viscoelasticity of random composites

Computational Fracture I

Room: Excellence
9:30 - 10:20     Adrian Lew (Keynote)
                        Simulation of brittle fracture propagation with universal meshes

10:20 - 10:45   Nobphadon Suksangpanya
                        Fracture analysis on the bouligand structure in stomatopod dactyl club

10:45 - 11:10   Abigail Hunter
                        Investigation of deformation twins using a DFT-informed 3D phase field
                        dislocation dynamics (PFDD) model

11:10 - 11:35   Piyush Gupta
                        Coupled fluid-flow/mechanical/fracture simulations of non-planar hydraulic
                        fracture propagation

Fluid Mechanics I

Room: Knowledge
9:30 - 9:55       Robert Haber
                        Spacetime discontinuous Galerkin method for hyperbolic advection–diffusion
                        with a non-negativity constraint

9:55 - 10:20     Albert Valocchi
                        Pore-scale simulation of two-phase flow with applications to geological
                        sequestration of CO2

10:20 - 10:45   Caleb Brooks
                        Importance of boundary condition modeling in simulating subcooled boiling
                        using the two-fluid model

10:45 - 11:10    Konstantin Volokh
                        Generalized Navier-Stokes model with viscous strength

11:10 - 11:35    JaeHyuk Kwack
                        Non-Newtonian flows through distensible pipes: stable algorithm for
                        fluid-structure interaction

Wednesday, May 20, 2:00 - 4:05 Session

Room: Illinois A
2:00 - 2:25       Arash Yavari
                        Differential complexes in continuum mechanics

2:25 - 2:50       Shankar Venkataramani
                        Geometry and mechanics of non-euclidean thin sheets

2:50 - 3:15       Meisam Asgari
                        Elastic free-energy of wormlike micellar chains: theory and suggested

3:15 - 3:40       Yoav Lev
                        On cavitation in rubber

3:40 - 4:05       Caio César Pereira Santos
                        An experimental and numerical study on axisymmetric instabilities of internally
                        pressurized high density polyethylene pipes subjected to compressive loads

Active Materials IV

Room: Humanities
2:00 - 2:25       Mazen Diab
                        Hidden, forbidden and indigenous wrinkle on the surface of a soft material

2:25 - 2:50       Shuolun Wang
                        Viscoelasticity and instability in soft dielectrics

2:50 - 3:15       Noy Cohen
                        A comparison between different coupled models for the electro-mechanical
                        response of EAPS

3:15 - 3:40       Victor Lefevre
                        The overall elastic dielectric properties of a suspension of spherical particles in
                        rubber: an exact explicit solution in the small-deformation limit

Friction and Damage I

Room: Excellence
2:00 - 2:50       K. Ravi-Chandar (Keynote)
                        Dynamic peeling of an extensible tape

2:50 - 3:15       Gregory Bouche
                        Fracture mechanisms of microparticulate composites via macroscopic scratch

3:15 - 3:40       Ahmed Elbanna
                        Crack propagation in fibrillar collagen nano-composites: Role of polymeric
                        interfaces with sacrificial bonds and hidden length

3:40 - 4:05       Ashraf Idkaidek
                        Modeling of soft tissue dissecting

Flulid Mechanics II

Room: Knowledge
2:00 - 2:25       Marcelo Garcia
                        Laboratory experiments on mixing processes in density currents

2:25 - 2:50       Rizwan-Uddin
                        Advanced coarse-mesh nodal schemes for Navier-Stokes-energy equations

2:50 - 3:15       Huihe Qiu
                        Pressure-driven dual core-annular flow and interfacial film instability in a

3:15 - 3:40       Luiz Lima
                        Influence's analysis of the bubbles average diameter in the regime of the
                        upward dispersed gas-liquid flow in vertical pipes

3:40 - 4:05       Mohammad Jawed
                        Elasto-visco-plastic constitutive behavior of waxy crude oils

Wednesday, May 20, 4:35 - 6:40 Session

Homogenization II

Room: Illinois A
4:35 - 5:00       Christian Linder
                        The maximal advance path constraint for the homogenization of soft matter

5:00 - 5:25       Karel Matous
                        Image-based high-performance multiscale modeling

5:25 - 5:50       Heng Chi
                        Non-convex homogenization and stability analysis of soft heterogeneous
                        materials via polygonal elements

5:50 - 6:15       Julia Plews
                        Capturing multiscale thermo-structural effects with a generalized finite element

6:15 - 6:40       Sohan Kale
                        Scaling and bounds in thermoelastic properties of planar Gaussian correlated

1D and 2D Materials/Structures

Room: Humanities
4:35 - 5:25       Ioannis Chasiotis (Keynote)
                        A master curve for molecular size and strain rate dependent large deformation
                        response of glassy ps nanofibers

5:25 - 5:50       Juan Beltran
                        A simple mechanical model to estimate the static response of asymmetrically
                        damaged multilayered ropes

5:50 - 6:15       Gearoid Mac Sithigh
                        Torsional barreling of an elastic cylinder: the Penn-Kearsly

6:15 - 6:40       Gidon Weil
                        Thin-wall composite spheres in finite deformation elasticity

Computational Fracture II & Interphases

Room: Excellence
4:35 - 5:00       Jongheon Kim
                        h-adaptive generalized fem analysis of 3-d cohesive fractures: a robust and
                        efficient strategy without mapping of non-linear solutions

5:00 - 5:25       Lauren Ferguson
                        Numerical simulation of mode-III fracture incorporating interfacial mechanics

5:25 - 5:50       Wenjie Xia
                        Localization-governed mechanical behaviors of staggered multi-layer graphene

5:50 - 6:15       Pinlei Chen
                        Finite strain formulation for interface damage with consistency evolving

6:15 - 6:40       Taha Goudarzi
                        Interplay of hydrodynamic and interphasial effects on the overall behavior of
                        filled elastomers

Dynamics and Control III

Room: Knowledge
4:35 - 5:00       Anindya Chatterjee
                        Simultaneous multiple impact with distributed restitution

5:00 - 5:25       Sonjoy Das
                        Quadratic partial eigenvalue assignment in large-scale stochastic structural

5:25 - 5:50       Suzana Avila
                        Semi-active pendulum to control offshore wind turbine vibrations

5:50 - 6:15       Paola Gonzalez Ramos
                        Modeling and control of vibrations of a long beam, deformed by a tip end
                        pulling force

6:15 - 6:40       Marcelo Sousa
                        Non-linear flight control of one quadrirotor with the universal integral

Thursday May 21, 8:20 - 9:35 Session

Computational Fracture III

Room: Illinois A
8:20 - 8:45       Reza Abedi
                        Dynamic fracture and contact in rocks using an interfacial damage model

8:45 - 9:10       Oliver Giraldo-Londoño
                        Inverse estimation of cohesive fracture properties of asphalt mixtures using
                        nonlinear optimization

9:10 - 9:35       Pinar Acar
                        Optimization of curvilinear fiber path for an infinite lamina

Fluid Mechanics III

Room: Humanities
8:20 - 8:45       Arezoo Ardekani
                        Elastohydrodynamics of a free flexible undulatory swimmer

8:45 - 9:10       Thiago Antonini Alves
                        An experimental and numerical study of natural convection in laminar
                        boundary layer on a vertical rectangular channel with discrete heating

9:10 - 9:35       Lixing Zhu
                        A stabilized finite element method with an interface-tracking algorithm for
                        free-surface flows

Friction and Damage II

Room: Excellence
8:20 - 8:45       Robert Haber
                        Spacetime simulation of seismic response

8:45 - 9:10       Ahmed Elbanna
                        A new paradigm for modeling fault zone inelasticity: A coupled granular-bulk
                        framework incorporating spontaneous localization and grain fragmentation

9:10 - 9:35       Robert Birch
                        A comparison of soil–metal sliding resistance stress and soil–metal torsional
                        stress in some Trinidad soils under high water content

Dynamics and Control IV

Room: Knowledge
8:20 - 8:45       Reyolando Brasil
                        Geometric and material nonlinear dynamics of trussed structures

8:45 - 9:10       Rafael Rodrigues de Souza
                        On the optimization of a real transmission line tower submitted to wind loads

May 21, Thursday, 10:05 – 11:45 Session

Computational Fracture IV

Room: Illinois A
10:05 - 10:30   G. Haikal
                        Computational aspects of modeling coulomb frictional contact in the presence
                        of large deformations

10:30 - 10:55   Patrick O'Hara
                        A two-scale generalized finite element method for fatigue crack propagation
                        simulations utilizing a fixed, coarse hexahedral mesh

10:55 - 11:20   Reza Abedi
                        A probabilistic approach for dynamic fracture and fragmentation study of
                        brittle materials

Fluid Mechanics IV

Room: Humanities
10:05 - 10:30   Martin Ostoja-Starzewski
                        Continuum mechanics vis-à-vis violations of the second law of thermodynamics

10:30 - 10:55   Layachi Hadji
                        Stable steady solutions to the nonlinear Ostroumov problem

10:55 - 11:20   Ravi Bhadauria
                        Generalized Langevin Dynamics method for estimating friction at solid-liquid
                        boundaries: Application to nano-scale transport

11:20 - 11:45   Soonpil Kang
                        The outflow boundary conditions for blood flow in the arterial system:
                        application to patient specific models

Materials with Microstructure

Room: Excellence
10:05 - 10:30   Waterloo Tsutsui
                        Mechanical models of electrochemical cells under impact loads

10:30 - 10:55   Vinesh Nishawala
                        Simulation of elastic wave propagation using cellular automata
                        and peridynamics with comparison with experiments

10:55 - 11:20   Jianke Du
                        SH-saw propagation in imperfectly bonded layered magnetoelectric
                        phononic crystal structures