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Graduate EM Courses

2018  2017  2016 

Advanced topics in solid mechanics
Organization: TU/e

Event dates: April 14 - April 16, 2014
Course coordinator: prof.dr.ir. E.H. (Harald) van Brummelen
Other lecturers:
J. Huyghe (TU/e))
J. Remmers (TU/e))
H. van Brummelen (TU/e)
K.G. van der Zee (Univ. Nottingham)
Contact: R. van Outvorst, engineering.mechanics@tue.nl

Advanced Dynamics
Organization: TUD / UT

Info: Monday June 16th and Tuesday June 17th, 2014
Location: TUD
Tuesdag June 24th and June 25th, 2014
Location: UT

For the course brochure please click here
Event dates: June 16 - June 17, 2014 and June 24 - June 25, 2014
Course coordinator: prof.dr.ir. A. (André) de Boer
Other lecturers:
Paolo Tiso
Sven Voormeeren (Siemens)
Rob Fey
Ysbrand Wijnant
Contact: Engineering.mechanics@tue.nl

Experimental Engineering Mechanics
Organization: TU/e

Info: For the course brochure please click here
For the preliminary programme please click here
Event dates: September 25 - September 26, 2014
Course coordinator: dr.ir. J.P.M. (Johan) Hoefnagels
Other lecturers: prof. Vikram Deshpande, dr. Cem Tasan, dr. Benoît Blaysat, dr.ir. Matthijn de Rooij, dr.ir. Laurent Warnet, dr.ir. Johan Hoefnagels
Contact: Engineering.mechanics@tue.nl

Mechanics in microsystems
Organization: TUD

Info: Registration is closed.
For the course brochure please click here
Event dates: October 07 - October 08, 2014
Course coordinator: dr.ir. J.F.L. (Hans) Goosen
Contact: Engineering.mechanics@tue.nl

Seventeenth Engineering Mechanics Symposium

Event ID: S-17 Location: Hotel Papendal, Arnhem,
Info: The keynote speaker will be prof. Anja Boisen
Workshop topics are:
Reliability, lifetime and health
Thermomechanics
Micro and nanosystems
Nonlinear dynamics

Programme: For the preliminary programme please click here
Event dates: October 28 - October 29, 2014

Multi-scale and micromechanics
Organization: TU/e

Info: Registration is closed (deadline October 31st).
For the course brochure please click here
Event dates: November 17 - November 19, 2014 and November 24 - November 26, 2014
Course coordinator: prof.dr.ir. M.G.D. (Marc) Geers
Other lecturers:
V.S. Deshpande (Cambridge, TU/e)
I. Doghri (UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve)
J.A.W. van Dommelen (TU/e)
M.G.D. Geers (TU/e)
E. van der Giessen (RuG)
J.P.M. Hoefnagels (TU/e)
M. Hütter (TU/e, ETH)
Contact: Engineering.mechanics@tue.nl

Mechanics of large deformations
Organization: UT

Info: Registration is closed. For the course brochure please click here
Event dates: December 08 - December 09, 2014
Course coordinator: prof.dr.ir. A.H (Ton) van den Boogaard
Other lecturers: Dr.ir. P. Schreurs (TU/e) Dr.ir. T. Meinders (UT)
Contact: Engineering.mechanics@tue.nl

2018  2017  2016 

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Graduate EM Courses
The most important goal of the Graduate School on Engineering Mechanics is the formation and education of graduate students to become independent researchers in the field of engineering mechanics. In accordance with this, the Graduate School offers a national four- year training program for PhD students in the field of engineering mechanics. It consists of a programmatic part and a PhD research project, accompanied by a personal plan of education and supervision per PhD student.

The programmatic part of the training program covers about 20% of the four-year training program. The heart of it is formed by a joint series of EM graduate courses, in close connection with the selected research themes. PhD students of the EM Graduate School are required to take part in at least 50% of the joint courses, providing also an opportunity to keep track of developments in the engineering mechanics field outside their own focus of research.

EM graduate courses follow a general framework, which consists of two three-day clusters of lecturing, alternated with (computer or lab) exercises to obtain hands-on experience. In principle, staff members of the participating universities lecture the courses, supported by invited (international) experts (acting as guest lecturers) where relevant.

In addition to the joint graduate EM courses the programmatic part contains an individually composed course program with elective courses offered by the different participating groups .

Furthermore, participation in workshops and summer schools under guidance of foreign visiting lecturers forms part of it, as well as practical work at foreign top institutes.

It is remarked that students from sister graduate schools like JMBC, DISC and GRASMECH may participate in the joint courses of the EM Graduate School, provided room for participants from the sister schools is left. On the other hand, students from the EM Graduate School may participate in the courses of the sister graduate schools.

A listing of all graduate EM courses can be seen here.