Mini-symposium on Advances in Terramechanics at EMI2019, June 18-21, Caltech

Consider submitting an abstract to our mini-symposium on Advances in Terramechanics as part of the EMI2019 conference running from June 18-21 this year at Caltech (http://emi2019.caltech.edu/). MS#42. Advances in Terramechanics: Soil-Machine Interaction, Mobility, Terrestrial Robotics, and Beyond. Co-organizer(s): Jim Hambleton, Northwestern University; Dan Negrut, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Dan Goldman, Georgia Institute of Technology Description: This […]

Jim and Zhefei Attend WCCM2018

Jim and Zhefei attended the 13th World Congress on Computational Mechanics in New York, where they also sampled the cuisine of northwestern China. Full details: Jin, Z., and Hambleton, J. P. (2018). Simulation of the cutting process in softening and hardening soils. 13th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, New York City, NY, July 22-27.

18th USNCTAM with Prof. Kenichi Soga and Prof. Kristian Krabbenhoft

    Prof. Kenichi Soga and Prof. Kristian Krabbenhoft visited for our mini-symposium entitled Geomechanics Modeling and Computation (co-organized with Prof. Giuseppe Buscarnera) in the 18th U.S. National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, in which Zhenhao and Zhefei gave great presentations (details below).  In the photo above, Zhefei is showing off the SSI-SMI Lab. Full details: […]

Anastasia Nally in Student Spotlight

Ana is being featured in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering‘s Student Spotlight!  See for yourself by clicking the link below: http://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/civil-environmental/news/articles/2018/student-spotlight-anastasia-nally.html Ana just started her third quarter, and is starting to pile into her research, having submitted her first conference abstract for Geo-Congress 2019 on April 4.  If you are a geo-person, maybe […]

Old News #1: Best Paper Award and Plenary Lecture, iYCEC6 and 19th ICSMGE, Seoul, Korea

Here is one from the archives–one that belongs in our archives! http://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/civil-environmental/news/articles/2016/hambleton-best-paper.html Here are the details for the paper, which is also listed among Publications and in our Research profile: Hambleton, J.P. (2017). Earthmoving through the lens of geotechnical engineering. Proc. 6th International Young Geotechnical Engineers’ Conference (iYGEC6), Seoul, Korea, Sept. 17-22, (iYGEC6 Best Paper Award). engrXiv:10.17605/OSF.IO/6JCD7