News & Events

August 3, 2020
Our paper is on the top-cited of the prestigious Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids
Our paper with LongHui Zhang and Shmulik Osovski is on the top-cited of the prestigious Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids
The dependence of the Taylor–Quinney coefficient on the dynamic loading mode
July 21, 2020
Welcome to Dr. Tamas Rev who joins us as a postdoctoral associate
Join me in extending a warm welcome to Dr. Tamas Rev who joins us as a postdoctoral associate. Tamas will work on the mechanics of composite materials. He arrived today as a new immigrant and must stay in quarantine 2 weeks to get his first taste of the life in Israel those days. Welcome Tamas, and best wishes! Dr. Tamas Rev
July 16, 2020
July 27-29, 2020: Virtual Symposium on Experimental Solid Mechanics
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, invites you to join us from July 27th to 29th, 2020, for a virtual Symposium on Experimental Solid Mechanics. The symposium is being organized in honor of Prof K R Yogendra Simha, who has worked extensively in the areas of fracture mechanics, impact mechanics and photoelasticity, and has taught and mentored generations of mechanical engineers. The event kicks off with a Young Researchers Meet (YRM) on July 27th, which includes a panel discussion on Research & Career Opportunities in ME @ IISc. The symposium will feature invited talks by eminent and early career researchers from across the globe on a broad range of topics related to experimental solid mechanics.

July 27th: YRM talks, abstracts & schedule

July 28th & 29th: talks, abstracts & schedule

Register for the webinar on Zoom

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July 12, 2020
A newly accepted paper
A. Dorogoy, D. Rittel and D. Weihs, (2020), “Effect of target velocity on damage patterns in hypervelocity glancing collisions”, in press, Int. J. Impact Engng. Congratulations!
July 12, 2020
4 years in 2 minutes... PhD by Rafi Fadida
A movie made by Dr. Rafi Fadida about his PhD research on printed Ti6Al4V. https://youtu.be/OwOBKAuY_VY?rel=0        
July 6, 2020
Warm welcome to Aharon Zaritzky
Aharon ZaritzkyLet's extend a warm welcome to Aharon Zaritzky, a new M.Sc. student working on ultra high strain rate failure of electromagnetically expanding cylinders, together with Dr. Zev Lovinger  
June 29, 2020
Let's welcome Amit S. Shavit
A new Brakist undergraduate student has joined the group. Let's welcome Amit S. Shavit who will work on biocorrosion of dental implants
June 29, 2020
Welcome to Moshe Shamir

Another member doing his project on biocorrosion of dental implants.

Belated welcome to Moshe Shamir
June 7, 2020
Let's welcome Itay Levin,
Itay Levina new grad student (Brakim) who will investigate the adiabatic shear localization physics
June 1, 2020
Oren Rijensky strikes (the coated plates) again! Kudos
May 25, 2020
Daniel Rittel will give a series of 3 lectures on the dynamic testing of materials with simultaneous translation into Chinese.

 All welcome


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May 24, 2020
Let's all congratulate Olga Fonaryov Afyian who passed her M.Sc. defense exam today with flying colors.
May 11, 2020
Warm congratulations to Oren Rijensky for his newly accepted paper
Warm congratulations to Oren Rijensky for his newly accepted paper in Thin Walled Structures, "Experimental investigation of polyurea coated aluminum plates under strong hydrodynamic shocks".
May 1, 2020
Warmest congratulations to Dr. Juan Carlos Nieto Fuentes for the newly accepted paper 
JC. Nieto Fuentes, S. Osovski and D. Rittel, (2020), “High-speed infrared thermal measurements of impacted metallic solids”, in press, MethodsX