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The 4th International Workshop on Soft Machines and Mechanics


2018-06-16

The 4th International Workshop on Soft Machines and Mechanics (IWSMM2018) aims to provide a forum for emerging young researchers in the field of soft materials and soft machines to communicate academic frontier problems, establish a long-term cooperation, further promote development in this field and improve the academic influence. This workshop was hosted by State Key Laboratory for Strength and Vibration of Mechanical Structures, Xi’an Jiaotong University.

§   Relative topics:

        Synthesis and chemistry of advanced soft materials

        Physics and mechanics of polymer network

        Constitutive model of soft materials

        Multi-field coupling deformation behavior and energy conversion

        Bio-integrated soft devices

        Novel applications of soft materials and machines

        3D/4D printing of soft devices

§   Chairs:

Tongqing Lu (Xi’an Jiaotong University)

Xuanhe Zhao (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Nanshu Lu (University of Texas at Austin)

Teng Li (University of Maryland)

Xiaoyan Gong (Suzhou Innomed Co., Ltd)

§   Honorary chairs:

Tiejun Wang (Xi’an Jiaotong University)

ZhigangSuo (Harvard University)