Computational multi-scale methods for fracture mechanics

1 Visiting Professor position
(Deadline December 7th, 2018 12:00 )

Computational methods; Finite element method; Fracture mechanics; Micromechanics


Development of computational techniques based on the finite element method, integrating variational approaches to fracture mechanics and micromechanics, for advanced failure analysis of heterogeneous materials. Contribution to research and PhD education programmes at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca. 


Researcher in computational mechanics with experience in computational methods for fracture mechanics, with special regard on multi-scale approaches and micromechanics.

Formal requirements
  • PhD in structural mechanics or in related areas.
  • Excellent record of high-impact international publications on the topics of computational homogenization and fracture mechanics.
  • Excellent record of high-impact international publications and international collaborations
  • Excellent knowledge of both written and spoken English.
Specific requirements

Researcher in computational mechanics with expertise in: computational fracture mechanics; theoretical development and implementation of homogenization schemes into the finite element method.

Gross amount

1600 €


3 mesi

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