Announced Talks

Holm Altenbach (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany)
On derivation of the second-gradient theories of plates and shells
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Lorenzo Bardella (University of Brescia, Italy)
Latent hardening size effect in small-scale plasticity
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Konstantinos P. Baxevanakis (National Technical University of Athens, Greece)
Interaction of cracks with dislocations and dislocation dipoles in couple-stress elasticity
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Arkadi Berezovski (CENS, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia)
Inertial and thermal effects in the internal variable description of microstructure
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Davide Bernardini (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
A double-inclusion scheme for the modeling of phases interaction energy in shape memory alloys
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Albrecht Bertram (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany)
The thermodynamics of finite gradient plasticity
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Claude Boutin (ENTPE, Université de Lyon, France)
On inner resonance in elastic composites Design of media with negative mass or stiffness
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Antonio Carcaterra (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
Energy propagation and storage in metamaterials

Carlo Massimo Casciola (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
Shock-induced phase transition of a vapor bubble
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Antonio Castellanos (University of Seville, Spain)
Challenges in the modelling of granular solids as generalized continua
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Massimo Cuomo (University of Catania, Italy)
Variational model for crack evolution and implications for the computational analysis
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Francesco D’Annibale (M&MoCS – University of L’Aquila, Italy)
Bifurcation and stability of piezoelectric controlled systems loaded by follower forces
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Francesco dell’Isola (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
In order to model metamaterials as continua it is necessary to get rid of Cauchy straightjacket. (Talk based on papers whose co-authors are: P. Seppecher, V. Eremeyev, J.J. Alibert, A. Madeo, N. Auffray, G. Rosi.)

Gianpietro Del Piero (University of Ferrara, Italy)
Bounded Cauchy fluxes and pseudobalance equations
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Hendrik Donner (Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany)
A shell-like representative volume element for cord-rubber composites
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Jüri Engelbrecht (CENS, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia)
On solitary pulses in cylindrical biomembranes
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Victor A. Eremeyev (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany)
On effective surface elastic properties for materials with rough boundary or coated by ordered array of nanofibers.
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Samuel Forest (MINES Paristech, France)
Micromorphic and gradient crystal plasticity
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Roger Fosdick (University of Minnesota, U.S.A.)
Cauchy’s stress theorem for a continuum with internal edge and surface contact interactions
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Claude Fressengeas (Université de Lorraine/CNRS, France)
An elasto-plastic theory of disclinations and dislocations fields
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Felix Fritzen (Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Germany)
Voided materials with internal length scale: a computational study
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Xin-Lin Gao (University of Texas at Dallas, U.S.A.)
Strain gradient solution for a three-layer spherical inclusion problem
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Giulio Giuseppe Giusteri (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy)
Modelling the sedimentation of filaments in viscous fluids with a second-gradient dissipation functional
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Panos A. Gourgiotis (University of Trento, Italy)
The mode II crack propagation problem in couple-stress elasticity
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Elena Grekova (Institute for Problems in Mechanical Engineering of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
A class of continuous acoustic metamaterials with resonant frequencies and forbidden bands
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Alfio Grillo (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Growth and remodelling in statistically oriented fibre-reinforced biological tissues
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Elena A. Ivanova (St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University (SPbSPU), Russia)
Non-classical particles and their application for modeling media with non-mechanical properties
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Ralf Jänicke (Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany)
Two-scale modelling of extended continua: On kinematic and stress boundary conditions on the small scale
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Ali Javili (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany)
Geometrically nonlinear higher-gradient elasticity with energetic boundaries
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Anne Jung (Saarland University, Germany)
Modelling of metal foams by a microscopic motivated continuum model
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Reinhold Kienzler (University of Bremen, Germany)
Aspects of configurational mechanics
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Varvara Kouznetsova (Eindhoven University of Technology ,The Netherlands)
Transient computational homogenization for locally resonant acoustic metamaterials
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Stelios Kyriakides (The University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A.)
Propagating instabilities in materials
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Michael J. Leamy (Georgia Institute of Technology, U.S.A.)
Amplitude-dependent dispersion, group velocity, and bandgaps in nonlinear metamaterials
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Arthur Lebée (Ecole des Ponts Paristech – IFSTTAR – CNRS: UMR 8205, France)
An error estimate for the bending-gradient plate model
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Tomasz Lekszycki (Warsaw University of Technology, Poland and Warsaw Medical University, Poland)
Bone tissue as an intelligent material, modeling of its regeneration and functional adaptation
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Loïc Le Marrec (Institut de Recherche Mathématiques de Rennes, France)
A discrete application of a continuum model: Riemann-Cartan geometry with uniform torsion density to mimimic the wave scattered by a dislocation line
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Stefan Liebenstein (University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK)
Microstretch continuum modelling for predicting the inelastic behaviour of solid foams
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Christian Liebold (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)
AFM- and modeling techniques for the size effect in bending of micromaterials
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Yanfei Lu (Warsaw University of Technology, Poland)
Examination of an initial step of bone fracture healing and its relationship with structural
and mechanical characteristics of tissue

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Angelo Luongo (M&MoCS – University of L’Aquila, Italy)
Direct nonlinear 1-dimensional models of cross-deformable and warpable thin-walled beams
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Sergey Lurie (Institute of Applied Mechanics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
Gradient theory of microstructure-dependent beams satisfying fundamental symmetry condition (correctness conditions)
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Angela Madeo (Université de Lyon – INSA, France)
Modelling shear boundary layers in fibrous composite reinforcements: a second gradient approach
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Xanthippi Markenscoff (University of California, San Diego, U.S.A.)
Dynamic eshelby micromechanics (with inertia effects)
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Gérard A. Maugin (Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris-6, France)
The need for higher-order gradient theories, especially in bio-mechanics

Anil Misra (The University of Kansas, U.S.A.)
Rate dependent damage model using granular micromechanics and thermo-mechanics frameworks
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Maria Teresa Missanelli (AL.MEC S.r.l., Italy)
Remodelling in statistically oriented fibre-reinforced materials in the arterial wall and its surrounding tissue
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Ewa Młynarska (Warsaw University of Technology, Poland)
Modelling of angiogenesis with respect to microstructure characteristics of environment
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Patrizio Neff (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
Polyconvexity of the exponentiated Hencky strain energy in plane elastostatics

Martin Ostoja-Starzewski (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.)
Tensor random and fractal fields
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Artem Yuryevich Panchenko (St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Russia)
On stability of 2D lattices under finite strain within moment interaction approach using molecular dynamics
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Giuseppe Piccardo (University of Genoa, Italy)
A warpable beam model for the analysis of tower buildings

Luca Placidi (International Telematic University Uninettuno, Italy)
Numerical simulation of frequency band-gaps in relaxed micromorphic continua
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Ekaterina A. Podolskaya (St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Russia)
Equilibrium and stability of hexagonal close-packedcrystal structure under finite strain
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Alexey Porubov (Institute of Problems in Mechanical Engineering of the RAS, St. Petersburg, Russia)
Nonlinear modeling of localized strains in materials using correct continuum limits
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Raphael Prohl (Steinbeis Center, Simulation in Technology, Germany)
Development of generalized numerical algorithms for inelastic models
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Yves Rémond (Université de Strasbourg, France)
Mechanics and materials, what strategies for the CNRS in the European Research Framework?

Antonio Rinaldi (M&MoCS – University of L’Aquila, Italy)
Microscale second gradient approximations of the damage parameter for quasi-brittle heterogeneous systems
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Nicola Rizzi (Roma 3 University, Italy)
A 1D higher gradient model derived from the Koiter shell theory
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Maurizio Romeo (University of Genoa, Italy)
A micromorphic continuum model for dielectrics
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Giuseppe Rosi (M&MoCS – University of L’Aquila, Italy and Université Paris-Est, France )
Wave propagation at the interface between a fluid and a micro-structured solid modeled as a dipolar gradient continuum
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Vittorio Sansalone (Université Paris-Est, France)
Bone remodeling: an energy-driven process?
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Reuven Segev (Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel)
Notes on hyperstress optimization
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Pierre Seppecher (Université de Toulon et du Var, France)
Linear elastic trusses leading to continua with exotic mechanical interactions
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Denis N. Sheydakov (Southern Scientific Center of RASci, Rostov-on-Don, Russia)
On stability of inhomogeneous elastic rod made of micropolar material
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Holger Steeb (Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany)
The role of liquid blob oscillations on attenuation in porous media
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Marcus A. Wheel (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK)
Assessing the micropolar elastic behaviour of idealized and real heterogeneous materials
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Stephan Wulfinghoff (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany)
Inspection of logarithmic and rank-one defect energies in gradient crystal plasticity – Analytical and numerical solutions for laminate microstructures
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Maha Zaghdoudi (Université de Sousse (ENISo) Technopôle de Sousse, Tunisia)
Modeling and numerical analysis of the damage induced compressibility effect in laminated rubber bearing
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Daniele Zulli (M&MoCS – University of L’Aquila, Italy)
Galloping under turbulent wind of 1:1 internally resonant towers
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