Plenary Lectures

  • 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, Soft Network Composite Materials with Deterministic and Bio-Inspired Designs
  • 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