The Local Organising Committee for the 2020 International Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute to be held in Durham, UK on April 5-8, 2020 is pleased to invite you to submit proposals for Minisymposia that are aligned with one or more of the broad areas of theoretical, experimental and/or computational mechanics.  Potential topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Multiscale and multiphase mechanics
  • Geomechanics and granular materials
  • Probabilistic mechanics
  • Structural health monitoring
  • Biomechanics and bio-inspired engineering
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Damage and fracture mechanics
  • Mechanics of materials and material science
  • Objective Resilience

Minisymposium proposals should consist of a title, a brief (~250 words) abstract and a list of five or more possible topic areas of interest.