Archive | June 2014

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The MMD lab went to the winter Olympics of mechanics conferences last week – The United States National Congress on Theoretical & Applied Mechanics held in Lansing, MI. Held every four years in a different US city, this conference brings together theory oriented mechanicians from both the solids and fluids communities. Graduate students Meenakshi Sundaram […]

Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source Annual Users Meeting 2014

CHESS’s annual users meeting is taking place this week. Yesterday graduate student Naigeng Chen showed off his x-ray diffraction and computed tomography experiments at the poster session. Prof Silberstein was elected as one of the three incoming members of the user executive committee.

Society for Experimental Mechanics 2014

Prof Silberstein just returned from the annual Society for Experimental Mechanics Conference and Exposition in Greenville, SC. Her talk entitled “Nonwoven Mechanics: Microstructure-based Modeling and Validation” included the experimental work of MMD lab graduate student Naigeng Chen and CHESS postdoctoral fellow Margaret Koker. Prof Silberstein was also elected secretary of the Time Dependent Materials technical […]