Plenary Speakers

Zdenek Bazant

McCormick Institute Professor and
Walter P. Murphy Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering and Material Science and Engineering
Northwestern University
Abstract: Probabilistic Mechanics of Quasibrittle Structures: Strength, Lifetime and Scaling


Lori Graham-Brady

Professor of Civil Engineering & Mechanical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

Abstract: Uncertainty in the context of materials by design: key roles for stochastic mechanics


Thomas J.R. Hughes

Peter O’Donnell Jr. Chair in Computational and Applied Mathematics
Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
The University of Texas at Austin
Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES)
Abstract: Isogeometric Analysis: Past, Present, Future


Wing Kam Liu

Walter P. Murphy Professor
Mechanical Engineering & Civil and Environmental Engineering
Northwestern University
Abstract: Self-consistent Clustering Analysis for Fast Microstructure-based Modeling of Elastoplastic Strain Softening Materials


Tayfun E. Tezduyar

James F. Barbour Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Rice University
Abstract: Space-Time Computational Analysis: It Adds Another Dimension