Plenary and Semi-Plenary Speakers

Theodosios P. Tasios
National Technical University of Athens, Greece
"Hellinistic technology and the steampowered force-pump" (Honorary Plenary Lecture)
Assyr Abdulle
École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
"Model order reduction for multiscale modeling and simulation"
Olivier Allix
ENS Cachan, France
On weakly-intrusive multiscale substitution method in dynamics: principle and first applications”
Andreas G. Boudouvis
National Technical University of Athens, Greece
"Getting the most out of commercial CFD codes in process engineering analysis"
Annalisa Buffa
"Isogeometric techniques for mortaring and contact mechanics"
Ramon Codina
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
“On the imposition of essential boundary conditions on non-matching finite element meshes”
Laura De Lorenzis
Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
"The phase-field approach to fracture: modeling and computational aspects"
Alexandre Ern
Université Paris-Est, CERMICS , ENPC, France
"Discontinuous skeletal methods in computational mechanics"
Charbel Farhat
Stanford University, USA
"Recent advances in parametric nonlinear model order reduction: treatment of shocks, contact and interfaces, structure-preserving hyper reduction, acceleration of multiscale formulations, and application to design optimization"
Bernard Geurts
University of Twente, The Netherlands
“Heat and mass transfer in turbulent flow”
Kyriakos Giannakoglou
National Technical University of Athens, Greece
"Continuous Adjoint-Based Optimization in Fluid Mechanics & Aerodynamics: Recent Progress and Applications"
Dan Givoli
Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
“Computational time reversal and damage identification”
Anthony Gravouil
INSA de Lyon – CNRS, France
“Heterogeneous asynchronous time integrators for computational structural dynamics”
Gerhard A. Holzapfel
Graz University of Technology, Austria
“Modeling of fiber-reinforced solids with application to soft tissues”
Antonio Huerta
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
"Generalized parametric solutions: a commodity in simulation-based engineering"
Thomas J.R. Hughes
ICES, University of Texas at Austin, USA
"Isogeometric Analysis: Past, Present, Future"
George  Karniadakis
Brown University, USA
“The dawing of the age of fractional modeling”
Mats G. Larson
Umea University, Sweden
“CutFEM and CutIGA: discretizing geometry and partial differential equations”
Kim Meow Liew
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
“Modeling of carbon nano materials”
Wing Kam Liu
Northwestern University, USA
"Modeling and simulation challenges in materials design for additive manufacturing applications"
Shinji Nishiwaki
Kyoto University, Japan
“A new topology optimization method and its application to innovative structure and material designs”
Alfio Quarteroni
 École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland and Politecnico di Milano, Italy
"Reduced order models for analysis and synthesis of complex systems"
Ernst Rank
TU München, Germany
“High order fictitious domain methods – High fidelity simulation for complex solid models”
Cord-Christian Rossow
German Aerospace Center, Germany
"Perspectives and Requirements of Numerical Simulation for Future Aircraft Design"
Giancarlo Sangalli
Universita`di Pavia, Italy
“Isogeometric analysis of multipatch shells”
Jörg Schröder
University Duisburg-Essen, Germany
"Pros and cons of selected mixed Galerkin and least squares finite element formulations"
Ole Sigmund
Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
“Recent advances in topology optimization”
Bert Sluys
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
"Multi-scale modelling of localised failure processes"
Christian Soize
Université Paris-Est, France
"Nonparametric probabilistic approach of model uncertainties introduced by a projection-based nonlinear reduced-order model"
Roberto Verzicco
Università di Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy
"Hemodynamics of biologic and mechanical prosthetic heart valves"
Barbara Wohlmuth
TU München, Germany
"Hybrid hierarchical concepts for large scale simulations"