Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics PhD Students Win Awards at 2018 EMI Conference


The Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics Department congratulates PhD students Ioannis Petromichelakis, Rilin Shen, and Qiliang Lin for receiving awards at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) - Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA (May 29 - June 1, 2018)

Best Student Paper Award (Dynamics Committee Competition)
Awarded to Ioannis Petromichelakis for his paper "Stochastic response analysis and optimum design of nonlinear electromechanical energy harvesters: A Wiener path integral approach" co-authored with Apostolos F. Psaros and Ioannis A. Kougioumtzoglou. 
-  PhD student Rilin Shen that is working with Prof. Haim Waisman has received the 3rd place in the EMI-2018 student competition sponsored by the Modeling of Inelasticity and Multiscale Behavior committee. Rilin Shen, who is a two year visiting student from Harbin Institute of Technology, received the award for his paper: “Fracture of Viscoelastic Materials Modeled with A Modified Phase Field Method”.
- PhD student Qiliang Lin won the EMI Modeling Inelasticity & Multiscale Behavior Committee student competition at the EMI 2018 conference at MIT; 
3rd Place (Modeling Inelasticity & Multiscale Behavior Committee) Awarded to Qiliang Lin for his paper "Micromechanics-based elastoplastic modeling of functionally graded materials with pairwise particle interactions" co-authored with Liangliang Zhang, Fangliang Chen and Huiming Yin


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