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Calculus of Variations

a)    John Bassani Models for elastic and inelastic behavior, and failure at the nanoscale, including interfaces and other complex defects in crystalline materials and thin films.

b)   Ryan Hynd

c)   Pedro Ponte-Castaneda Nonlinear composite materials, microstructure evolution and localization in manufacturing processes, low-symmetry polycrystals, and thermoplastic elastomers.

d)    Celia Reina Computational Mechanics, mechanics of Materials, and micro- and nanomechanics.