Congress Minisymposia

Below is a list of the USNCCM14 minisymposia. Click on the title for a description.

000 Honorary Minisymposia

     001 Reliable Automated Simulation Technologies: A Symposium Celebrating the 65th Birthday of Professor Mark S. Shephard, Onkar Sahni, Assad Oberai, Antoinette Maniatty, Catalin Picu, Mark Beall, Kenneth Jansen, Saikat Dey, Jean-François Remacle, Ottmar Klaas

100 Biological Systems

     101 Advances in Computational Biomechanics, David Pierce, Corey P. Neu

     102 Computational Bioengineering and Biomedicine, Yusheng Feng, Suvranu De, David Fuentes, Wonmuk Hwang

     103 Computational Biomechanics of Impact and Injury, Matthew Panzer, Jingwen Hu, Kirubel Teferra

     104 Computational Mechanobiology of Biological Systems, Elisa Budyn, Patrick Chabrand, Thierry Hoc, Rob Krams

     105 Direct and Inverse Methods for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Mechanics, Wolfgang Wall, C. Alberto Figueroa, Marek Behr

     106 Imaged-Based Models for Biomedical Applications, Michael Sacks, Chung-Hao Lee, Andrew Drach, Ming-Chen Hsu, Suvranu De

     107 Mechanobiology of Cells, Vesicles and Biomembranes, Roger Sauer, Shaofan Li, Marino Arroyo

     108 Multiscale Modeling in Bio-mechanical Systems, Ying Li, Lucy Zhang, Xianqiao Wang

200 Computational Fluid Dynamics

     201 Advances in High-Order Methods for Computational Fluid Dynamics, Freddie Witherden, Antony Jameson, Peter Vincent, Brian Vermeire

     202 Advances in Meshfree Particle Methods for Fluid Mechanics, Ahmad Shakibaeinia, Tew-Fik Mahdi

     203 Computational Methods for Hydraulics, Azzeddine Soulaïmani, Riadh Ata

     204 Computational Methods in Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Ethan Kubatko, Kazuo Kashiyama, Clint Dawson

     205 Computational Microfluidics, Thomas Gervais

     206 Model Reduction in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Kevin Carlberg, Masayuki Yano

     207 Robust High-Order Discretizations for Flow Simulations, Jason Hicken, David Del Rey Fernandez

300 Computational Methods and Applications

     301 Advancements in Hydraulic Fracture Simulation, Robert Gracie, C. Armando Duarte, Erfan Sarvaramini, Denis Esipov, Anthony Peirce, Sergey Cherny, Egor Dontsov

     302 Advances in Computational Methods for Soil Sciences, Varvara Roubtsova, Mohamed Chekired

     303 Computational Geomechanics, WaiChing Sun, Ronaldo Borja, Günther Meschke, Pania Newell

     304 Computational Methods and Design for Impact and Blast Problems, Howie Fang, David Weggel, Jun Xu, Qing Li

400 Fracture, Failure, and Damage

     401 Computational Fracture Mechanics, Christian Linder, N. Sukumar, Adrian Lew

     402 Modeling and Simulation for Complex Material Behavior, Patrick Diehl, Martin Lévesque

     403 Modeling and Simulation of Damage and Fracture in Brittle and Quasi-Brittle Materials, Reza Abedi, Ahmed Elbanna, Robert Haber, Lori Graham-Brady

     404 Multiscale and Computational Methods in Failure Mechanics, Haim Waisman, Caglar Oskay, Francisco Pires

     405 Peridynamic Modeling and Simulations, Florin Bobaru, John Foster, Erdogan Madenci

     406 Recent Advances in Computational Fracture Mechanics and Failure Analysis, Hiroshi Okada, Xiaosheng Gao, Toshio Nagashima

500 FSI, Contact and Interface Problems

     501 Computational Fluid-Structure Interaction: Methods and Applications, Artem Korobenko, Ming-Chen Hsu, Kenji Takizawa, Yuri Bazilevs, Tayfun Tezduyar

     502 Computational Methods for Modeling Interfaces with Complex/Evolving Topologies, Ravindra Duddu, Soheil Soghrati, Olga Wodo, Chandrasekhar Annavarapu, Alejandro Aragon

     503 Computational Modeling of Contact and Embedded Interfaces, Michael Puso, Tod Laursen, Rolf Krause, Jérôme Solberg

     504 Flow-Induced Vibrations: Solution Techniques and Models, Rajeev Jaiman, Boo Cheong Khoo, Jie Liu, Duc Vinh Le

     505 Fluid-Structure Interaction Algorithms and Applications, Jonathan Pitt, Scott Miller, Michael Scott

     506 Free and Moving Boundary Problems: Methods and Applications, Rekha Rao, Scott Roberts, Shahriar Afkhami, Elie Hachem, Jonathan Clausen, David Noble, Jean-François Hétu

     507 Phase-field Modeling and Simulation in Fluids, Solids and Biomechanics, Hector Gomez, Krishna Garikipati, Kristoffer van der Zee, Victor Calo, Laura de Lorenzis

     508 Stabilized and Multiscale Methods for Interface Mechanics, Timothy Truster, Isaac Harari, John Dolbow, Arif Masud

600 Inverse Problems, Optimization and Design

     601 Advances in Computational Methods for Inverse Problems, Wilkins Aquino, Assad Oberai, Paul Barbone, Cédric Bellis

     602 Advances in Topology Optimization for Manufacturing, Julian Norato, Xu Guo

     603 Bayesian Statistical Inversion in Engineering Mechanics, Mohammad Khalil, Dominique Poirel, Chris Pettit, Abhijit Sarkar

     604 Design of Building Structures Located on Unsteady Ground, Janusz Rębielak

     605 New Trends in Topology Optimization, Glaucio Paulino, Emilio Silva, Junji Kato, Miguel Aguilo

     606 Towards Optimal Designs of Non-Smooth Mechanical Systems, Alain Batailly, Elsa Piollet, Mathias Legrand

     607 Data Science and Optimization for the Knowledge Revolution, François Soumis

700 Materials and Manufacturing

     701 Advanced Computational Methods and Theories for Predicting Material Behaviors at Various Length Scales, Jeong-Hoon Song, Shaofan Li, Caglar Oskay, Tae-Yeon Kim, Timon Rabczuk

     702 Advances in Adaptive Methods for Modeling Heterogeneous Microstructures, Yan Azdoud, C. Armando Duarte, Coleman Alleman, Somnath Ghosh

     703 Classical and Non-classical Plate and Shell Models in Computational Mechanics of Multilayered, Sandwich, and Functionally Graded Composites, Alexander Tessler, Marco Di Sciuva, Maenghyo Cho, Marco Gherlone

     704 Experimental Characterization, Constitutive Modeling and Computational Simulations of Gel-like Materials, Mahmood Jabareen, Roozbeh Dargazany

     705 Instabilities in Solids Across the Scales, Christian Linder, Bert Sluys, Ellen Kuhl

     706 Modeling and Simulation for Solidification Processes in Manufacturing, Gregory Wagner, Joe Bishop, Wing Kam Liu

     707 Modeling and Simulation in Additive Manufacturing, Albert To, Lars-Erik Lindren, Wing Kam Liu, Yuichiro Koizumi, Yao Fu, Jeong-Hoon Song, Wei Xiong

     708 Modeling and Simulation of Additive Manufacturing Processes, Neil Hodge, Robert Ferencz

     709 Modeling Materials with Coupled Physics, Stephan Rudykh, Sergey Kuznetsov

     710 Modeling of Soft Materials, Stephan Rudykh, Christian Linder

     711 Recent Advances in the Mechanics of Generalized Continua, Elena Atroshchenko, Sergey Kuznetsov, Stéphane Bordas

     712 Stochastic, Multi-physics, and Multi-scale Aspects of Additive Manufacturing, Sonjoy Das, Chi Zhou

800 Multiscale and Multiphysics Problems

     801 Adaptivity for Multiscale Problems, Ludovic Chamoin, Frédéric Legoll, Kris van der Zee

     802 Advances in Atomistic-to-Continuum Coupling Techniques, Ellad Tadmor, Dennis Kochmann, Jaime Marian, C-S David Chen, Ronald Miller

     803 Advances in the Modelling of Multi-Scale, Multi-Physics and Multi-Uncertainty Problems, Chenfeng Li, Francisco Pires

     804 Complex Multi-Physics Coupling Techniques:  Advances and Applications, Scott Roberts, Eric Cyr, James Sutherland, Jérôme Solberg, Victor Brunini, Jonathan Clausen, Kei Mueller, Roger Pawlowski, Tyler Voskuilen

     805 Computational Modeling of Multi-Functional Materials, Jae Hyun Park, Narayana Aluru, Sang-Bok Lee

     806 Concurrent Multi-Length Scale Modeling: from Finite Elements to Atoms and Electrons, Qing Peng, Shaofan Li, Suvranu De

     807 Coupled Multiphysics Problems: Discretization Approaches and Solution Methods, Matthias Mayr, Guglielmo Scovazzi, Michael Gee

     808 Modeling at the Intersection of First Principles Methods, Mechanics and Mathematics, Phanish Suryanarayana, Vikram Gavini

     809 Multi-scale and Multi-physics Computations in Fluids and Solids, Yozo Mikata, Glaucio Paulino

     810 Multi-scale and Stochastic Characterization of Heterogeneous Materials: Classical and Non-classical Methods, Sonjoy Das, Gary Dargush

     811 Multi-Scale, Multi-Physics Simulations of High-Energy Density Materials, Marisol Koslowski, Alejandro Strachan

     812 Multiphysics Computation and Coupled Effects, Dong Qian, Shaofan Li, Gregory Wagner, Wing Kam Liu, Harold Park, Eliot Fang, Justine Johannes

     813 Multiscale Computational Homogenization for Bridging Scales in the Mechanics and Physics of Complex Materials, Julien Yvonnet, Karel Matous, Varvara Kouznetsova, Peter Wriggers, Kenjiro Terada

900 Numerical Methods

     901 Advanced Computational Methods For Complex Geometry Simulations, Guglielmo Scovazzi, Antonio Gil, Mario Ricchiuto

     902 Advances and Applications of the Generalized/eXtended Finite Element Method, C. Armando Duarte, Patrick O'Hara, Julia Plews

     903 Advances in Numerical Methods for Linear and Non-Linear Dynamics and Wave Propagation, Alexander Idesman, Ilinca Stanislescu

     904 BIE/BEM and Their Fast Solution Methods, Yijun Liu, Ernie Pan, Naoshi Nishimura, Xiaowei Gao, Jianming Zhang, Wenjing Ye, Martin Schanz

     905 Cohesive Zone Models – Fundamentals and Multiscale Applications, Kyoungsoo Park, Glaucio Paulino

     906 Computational Modelling and Control of Large-scale Stochastic Dynamic Systems, Sonjoy Das, Biswa Datta

     907 Crosscutting Challenges and Applications of Particle Methods, Kara Peterson, Pavel Bochev, Peter Bosler, Nathaniel Trask

     908 Finite Element Methods for Wave Propagation, Jay Gopalakrishnan, Leszek Demkowicz

     909 Hybrid and Multi-Physics Simulations with Applications, Esteban Rougier, Zhou Lei, Earl Knight, Antonio Munjiza

     910 Isogeometric Methods, Alessandro Reali, Yuri Bazilevs, David J. Benson, René de Borst, Thomas JR Hughes, Trond Kvamsdal, Giancarlo Sangalli, Clemens V. Verhoosel

     911 Isogeometric Methods for Complex Geometries and Multi-Physics Systems, John Evans, Hector Gomez, Jessica Zhang

     912 Meshfree and Particle Methods: New Developments and Applications, Michael Hillman, J.S. Chen, Zhen Chen, Sheng-Wei Chi

     913 Non-standard Formulations and Discretization Methods for Thin-walled Structures, Manfred Bischoff, Bastian Oesterle, Ekkehard Ramm

     914 Peridynamics and Its Applications, Erdogan Madenci, Erkan Oterkus, Selda Oterkus

     915 Polygonal and Polyhedral Discretizations in Computational Mechanics, Joe Bishop, Gianmarco Mazini, N. Sukumar

     916 Saddle Point and Mixed Discretization of Variational Problems, Constantin Bacuta, Hengguang Li

1000 Software and Algorithms

    1001 Building Advanced Capabilities in Scientific Software, Vikram Garg, Roy Stogner

    1002 Computational Methods in Image Analysis, Joao Tavares, Renato Jorge, Jessica Zhang

    1003 Enabling Technologies and Simulation Practices for Advanced Scientific and Engineering Computation, Alvaro Coutinho, Bill Barth, Guillaume Houzeaux, Benoît Ozell

    1004 How to Succeed with Open Source Computational Science and Engineering Software, Brian Adams, Damon McDougall

    1005 Symposium on Trends in Unstructured Mesh Generation, Steven Owen, Franck Ledoux, Mark Shephard, Jean-François Remacle

1100 Uncertainty Quantification and Error Estimation 

    1101 Advances in Adaptive Approaches for Large-scale Deterministic and Stochastic Problems, Onkar Sahni, Abani Patra, Martin Berzins, James Stewart

    1102 Advances in Error Analysis and Computational Aspects of Deterministic and Stochastic PDE Eigenvalue Problems, Harri Hakula, Daniele Boffi, Jeffrey Ovall, Luka Grubisic, Stefano Giani

    1103 Challenges to Validation and Uncertainty Quantification in Large Scale Applications, Kumar Vemaganti, Sandeep Madireddy

    1104 A Posteriori Error Estimation and Adaptivity, Marc Laforest, Serge Prudhomme

    1105 Data-driven Paradigms and Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Mechanics James, Stewart, Krishna Garikipati, Roger Ghanem, Karthik Duraisamy, Alberto Figueroa

    1106 Design, Simulation and Optimization of Complex Composite and Complex Material Systems Under Uncertainties, Quan Long, Serge Prudhomme, Gilles Lubineau

    1107 Stochastic Methods in Computational Mechanics of Random Materials, Johann Guilleminot, Michael Shields, Lori Graham-Brady, Kirubel Teferra

    1108 Uncertainty Propagation and Quantification in Multiscale Simulation of Materials Response, Structural Performance, and Failure, John Emery, Joseph Bishop, Jacob Hochhalter, James Warner

    1109 Uncertainty Quantification and Stochastic Modeling in Biological Systems, Alison Marsden, Daniele Schiavazzi, Andrew Kahn