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Mini Symposia

MS-3 Nonlinear vibrations of continuous systems
Francesco Pellicano (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy), Rinaldo Garziera (University of Parma, Italy) and Marco Amabili (McGill University, Canada) Abstract

MS-4 Dynamics and control of MEMS and NEMS
Dumitru Caruntu (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA), Eihab Abdel-Rahman (University of Waterloo, Canada), Mohammad Younis (Binghampton University, USA), Laura Ruzziconi (eCampus University, Italy), and Mergen Ghayesh (University of Adelaide, Australia
) Abstract

MS-5 Nonlinear Phenomena in Granular Solids: Modelling and Experiments
Anil Misra (University of Kansas, USA), Takashi Matsushima (University of Tsukuba, Japan), Payam Poorsolhjouy (Graz University of Technology, Austria), and Emilio Turco (Università degli Studi di Sassari, Italy)

MS-6 Unusual Dynamics and Active Control
Elvio Bonisoli (Politecnico di Torino, Italy) and Maryam Ghandchi Tehrani (University of Groningen, Netherlands)

MS-7 Novel computational methods with applications in continuum mechanics
Bilen Emek Abali (Uppsala University, Sweden)

MS-8 Structural and finite element modeling for large deflection, post-buckling, and failure analysis of composite laminates
E. Carrera, A. Pagani, M. Petrolo (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

MS-9 Contact Mechanics of Interfaces
Patrick Selvadurai (McGill University, Canada), Anil Misra (University of Kansas, USA), Antoine Wautier (Aix-Marseille University, INRAE, France) Abstract

MS-11 Fractals and Fractional Calculus in Engineering Sciences
Martin Ostoja Starzewski (University of Illinois, USA)

MS-14 Non-Linear Biomechanics in the Cardiovascular System – Modelling and Experimental Technologies
Rosaire Mongrain (McGill University, Canada), Sonia Pinto (Universidade do Porto, Portugal)

MS-15 Trabecular bone remodeling vs shape and topology optimization principles
Michal Nowak (Poznan University of Technology, Poland)

MS-16 Regularization of classical singular problems within generalized continuum theories: stress concentration, cracks, contact interactions, edge forces, dislocations. 
Victor A. Eremeyev (Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy), Sergey A. Lurie (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia), M. Gutkin (IPMach RAS, Russia) and Solyaev (IPRIM RAS, Russia)

MS-17 New frontiers in regularized damage modeling
Anil Misra (Kansas University, USA), Zdenek Bazant (Northwestern University, USA), Luca Placidi (Università Internazionale Telematica UNINETTUNO, Italy), Emilio Barchiesi (Ecole Nationale d’Ingenieurs de Brest, France)

MS-18 Multiscale and Multiphysics Modelling for Complex Materials-MMCM18
Patrizia Trovalusci (Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy), Victor Eremeyev (Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy), Emanuele Reccia (Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy), Nicholas Fantuzzi (Università di Bologna, Italy)

MS-19 Design, additive manufacturing, and characterization of metallic metamaterials
Georg Ganzenmüller and Aron Pfaff (INATECH, University Freiburg & Fraunhofer EMI, Additive Design & Manufacturing, Germany) Abstract

MS-20 Numerical methods for stochastic mechanics and dynamical systems
Antonina Pirrotta (Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy), Alberto Di Matteo (Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy) Abstract

MS-23 Advanced mechanical modeling of composite materials and structures
Francesco Tornabene (Università del Salento, Italy), Rossana Dimitri (Università del Salento, Italy) and J.N. Reddy (Texas A&M University, USA) Abstract
Emails: francesco.tornabene@unisalento.it, rossana.dimitri@unisalento.it, jnreddy@tamu.edu

MS-24 Nonlinear mechanics of beam, plate, membrane and shell structures: models and methods
Simon R. Eugster (University of Stuttgart, Germany), Josef Kiendl (Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany)
, Jarkko Niiranen (Aalto University, Finland) and Leopoldo Greco (Università degli Studi di Catania, Italy) Abstract

MS-25 Geometry and Continuum Mechanics
Salvatore Federico (University of Calgary, Canada), Alfio Grillo (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Reuven Segev (Ben-Gurion University, Israel) and Géry de Saxcé (Université de Lille, France) Abstract

MS-26 Nonlinear Behavior of Vaulted Masonry Structures
Antonio Cazzani (Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy), Antonella Cecchi (Università IUAV di Venezia, Italy), Gabriele Milani (Politecnico di Milano, Italy) and Emanuele Reccia (Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy)

MS-27 Size-dependent continua: recent advances, theory and applications
Paolo Fuschi (Università Mediterranea Reggio Calabria, Italy) and Aurora Angela Pisano (Università Mediterranea Reggio Calabria, Italy)

MS-29 Damage in structural systems: innovative computational approaches
Emilio Barchiesi (Ecole Nationale d’Ingenieurs de Brest, France)
, Nahiene Hamila (Ecole Nationale d’Ingenieurs de Brest, France) and Salvatore Sessa (Università deli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy) Abstract

MS-31 New trends, challenges, and visions in block-based modeling techniques for masonry
Daniele Baraldi (Università IUAV di Venezia, Italy), Antonella Cecchi (Università IUAV di Venezia, Italy), Antonio Maria D’Altri (Università di Bologna, Italy), Stefano de Miranda (Università di Bologna, Italy) and Ginevra Salerno (Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy)

MS-32 Emerging non-linear mechanical properties in multi-scale materials
Jiaying Liu (Zhejiang University City College, China), Antoine Wautier (Aix-Marseille University, INRAE, France), François Nicot (Université Savoie Mont Blanc, France) and Félix Darve (Grenoble Alps University, CNRS, France)

MS-33 Methods of computational mechanics and simulation oriented to civil engineering
Roberto Fedele (Politecnico di Milano, Italy), Gabriele Milani (Politecnico di Milano, Italy) and Nicola Cefis (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

MS-34 Continuum and Computational Biomechanics
Michele Terzano (Graz University of Technology, Austria), Michele Marino (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy), Alexander Ehret (ETH Zurich, Switzerland), and Gerhard A. Holzapfel (Graz University of Technology, Austria) Abstract

MS-35 Design of multi-scale materials, inverse solid modeling, and simulation of advanced manufacturing and sensing processes
Erden Yildizdag, Ahmet Ergin (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)
and Adnan Kefal (Sabanci University, Turkey) Abstract

MS-36 Mathematical models for composite materials and heterogeneous media in  Engineering and applied sciences
Micol Amar
(Dipartimento di Scienze di Base e Applicate per l’Ingegneria, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy), Alberto M. Bersani (Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica e Aerospaziale, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy) Abstract