News and Events

Melosh Competition at Duke University

The Robert J. Melosh Medal Competition is a graduate student paper competition in computational mechanics. It was inaugurated in 1989 to honor Professor Melosh, a pioneering researcher in finite element methods and former chairman of civil and environmental engineering. This year, the Melosh Symposium will be held on Friday, April 29, 2011 at Duke University.

Alex Kelly accepts postdoctoral position

Dr. Alex Kelly, a postdoctoral fellow at Ecole Polytechnique in France, has accepted an offer from the DCML for the Fall of 2010. Alex's PhD is in Applied Mechanics from Caltech.

Ilinca Stanciulescu moves to Rice

Dr. Ilinca Stanciulescu, an alumna of the Duke Computational Mechanics Laboratory, has joined the faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rice University. She joins the faculty of Rice after a few years as an Assistant Professor at UIUC. We wish Ilinca all the best in her new position.