Professor James R. Rice
Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, USA
"Heating and weakening of fault zones in earthquake slip"
INVITED GENERAL LECTURES:
1) Professor Davide Bigoni
Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering, University of Trento, Italy
"Different manifestations of material instability in granular media"
2) Professor Dr A. Klarbring
Division of Mechanics, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Linköping University, Sweden
"Residual stresses in arteries"
3) Professor Edwin Kreuzer
President of Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Germany
"Dynamics and Control of Nonlinear Mechanical Systems"
4) Professor Jean-Babtiste Leblond
Laboratoire de Modelisation en Mecanique (LMM) Universite Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), France
"Coalescence of Voids and Formation of Shear Bands in Porous Ductile Solids
- Theoretical Models and Numerical Studies"
5) Professor Y. K. Lin
Center for Applied Stochastic Research, College of Engineering, Florida Atlantic University, USA
"Status of Stochastic Dynamics and Some Recent Developments"
6) Professor Wiesław Ostachowicz
Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery, Laboratory of Active Materials and Smart Structures PAS, Gdańsk, Poland
"Modeling of damage and wave propagation in structures"
7) Dr Stanisław Stupkiewicz
Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, PAS, Warsaw Poland
"Micromechanical analysis of interface layers"
8) Professor George Z. Voyiadjis
Department of Civil and Environmetal Engineering, Louisiana State University, USA
"Modeling and Simulation of Impact Damage in Metals"