Plenary Lecturers & Minisymposia

Plenary lecturers

  • Jim Rice, Boston, USA, Perspectives on dynamic fracture arising from study of earthquake ruptures
  • Jovo Jaric, Serbia, Conservation laws of J integral type
  • Youshi Hong, China, The State of the Art in Very-High-Cycle Fatigue Research
  • Uwe Zerbst, Germany, Application of fracture mechanics to S-N curve prediction. Requirements and perspectives
  • Drazan Kozak, Croatia & Nenad Gubeljak, Slovenia, Fracture behavior of wrought and additive manufactured implant’s alloy
  • Yonggang Huang, USA Robert Ritchie, USA, Damage Tolerance in Biological and Metallic Material
  • Takayuki Kitamura, Japan, Challenge toward Nanometer Scale Fracture Mechanics
  • William Curtin, Switzerland, Mechanisms of Hydrogen Embrittlement: Insights from Atomistic Studies
  • Meinhard Kuna, Germany, Micromechanical Modeling of Fracture in Metallic Materials


Siegfried Schmauder & Zeljko Bozic, "Multiscale Damage Analysis of Fatigue and Fracture of Metals"
Vadim Silberschmidt "Damage and Fracture of Biological and Biomedical Materials"
Filippo Berto and Luca Susmel, "Structural integrity of Additive Manufactured Materials"
PetroYasniy and Liviu Marsavina "Teaching of Structural Integrity"
Jacques Besson, "Numerical Methods in Fracture Mechanics"
Uwe Zerbst, Stefano Beretta, "Defects and fatigue"
Yuri Petrov, Vadim Silberschmid, "Fracture and Structural Transformations under High Rate and Impact Loading"
Peter Trampus, "Non-destructive methods in Fracture Mechanics"
Jose Antonio Correia, Vladimir Moskvichev, "Risk Analysis and Safety of Technical Systems"
Milos Djukic, William Curtin, Zhiliang Zhang, "Recent Advances on Hydrogen Embrittlement Understanding and Future Research Framework"
Giacomo Risitano, "Energy Methods for Fatigue Assessment"