Maurice A. Biot Lecture 2013
The 2013 Maurice A. Biot Lecture, "Persistent Shear Band in Unsaturated Porous Materials" was given by Professor Ronaldo I. Borja, Ph.D., Stanford University, on November 7, 2013, at Columbia University, New York. View the video of the lecture.
Maurice A. Biot Lecture 2012
The 2012 Maurice A. Biot Lecture, "Contact and Inclusion Problems in Poromechanics" was given by Professor A.P.S. Selvadurai, FRSC, Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics, McGill University, Canada on November 19, 2012 at Columbia University as part of the technical activities of the Engineering Mechanics Committee of the ASCE Met Section. View the video of the lecture.
The 2012 Raymond D. Mindlin Lecture was given by Prof. Yannis F. Dafalias (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California at Davis, and Department of Mechanics, School of Applied Mathematical and Physical Sciences, National Technical University of Athens) on April 12 at Columbia University, as part of the technical activities of the Engineering Mechanics Committee of the ASCE Met Section. View the video of the lecture.
Mechanics Research Communications Elsevier Distinguished Lecture Series
The National Academies
Download a free pdf of "Rising Above the Gathering Storm, Revisited: Rapidly approaching Category 5" prepared for the Presidents of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine.
Web of mechanics and mechanicians
Material Genome Initiative Forum
News and information on the Material Genome Initiative for Global Competitiveness
PoroMechanics Internet Resources Network
Past EMI Conferences
EMI 2013 Conference: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
EMI/PMC 2012 Conference: University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
EMI 2011 Conference: Northeastern University, Boston, MA
EMI 2010 Conference: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
2009 ASCE-ASME-SES Joint Conference on Mechanics and Materials: Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
EMI 2008 Inaugural International Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
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