Current Symposia

  1. High-Temperature Creep, Fatigue, and Creep-Fatigue in Power Generation Components   (Organizers: Jonathan Parker jparker@epri.comJohn Shingledecker, S. Narasimhachary, and Catrin Davies)
  2. Ductile Fracture Under Complex Loading (Organizers: David Wilkinson (email: Pardoen, and Amine Benzerga)
  3. JoDean Morrow and Paul Paris Symposium on Fatigue and Fracture (Organizers: Huseyin Sehitoglu (email: Sofronis, and John Landes)
  4. Fracto-emissions in Structural and Seismic Monitoring (Organizers: Alberto Carpinteri (email:, Giuseppe Lacidogna, and Oscar Borla)
  5. Brittle Fracture: 100 years After Publication of Griffith’s Theory (Organizers: Claudio Ruggieri (email: and Laszlo Toth)
  6. Hydrogen Embrittlement and Environmentally Assisted Cracking (Organizers: Jesus Toribio (email: San Marchi, and Joseph Ronevich)
  7. Data Analytics, Machine Learning and their Role in Predicting Mechanical Behavior and Fracture (Organizers: Markus Buehler (email: and Arun Nair)
  8. Microstructures and Fracture in Multiferroic Materials (Organizers: Tong-Yi Zhang (email: Chad LandisWeiqiu ChenRalf Müller, and Jie Wang)
  9. Fracture in Large Scale Metallic Infrastructure: Advances, Challenges, and Opportunities (Organizers: Amit Kanvinde (email:  and Xudong Qian)
  10. Beyond Similitude: Role of Multiscale Heterogeneity in Fracture Prognosis (Organizers: Ashley Spear ( and Gustavo Castelluccio
  11. Mechanical Failure of Lithium-ion Batteries: from Material to Structure (Organizers: Juner Zhu (email:, Junhe Lian, Kejie Zhao, and Tomasz Wierzbicki)
  12. Fatigue and Fracture of AM Materials (Organizers: Bo Chen (email: Iyer, and Filippo Berto)
  13. Small Scale Specimen Testing (Organizers: Vikram Jayaram (email:, Raghu V. Prakash, N Jaya Balila, Robert Lancaster, Bernd Gludovatz, and Dan Gianola)
  14. Finite Fracture Mechanics: Theoretical Aspects, Numerical Procedures and Experimental Applications (Organizers: Vladislav Mantič (email:, Pietro Cornetti, Dominique Leguillon and Pedro Camanho )
  15. Phase-Field Models of Fracture (Organizers: Blaise Bourdin (email:, Corrado, Maurini Marco Paggi, José Reinoso)
  16. Failure Mechanisms  in Advanced Materials and Structures (Organizers: Zengtao Chen (email:, Minghao Zhao, Cunfa Gao, and Stathis E. Theotokoglou)
  17. Probabilistic Aspects of Fatigue Crack Growth and Fracture:  Frameworks, Tools, and Applications (Organizers: R. Craig McClung (email:, James C. Sobotka, and Kai Kadau)
  18. Advanced Computational Methods for Fracture (Organizers: P.R. Budarapu (email:, M.K. Pandit, A.K. Pradhan, S. Natarajan, T. Rabczuk)
  19. Residual Stress in Fatigue and Fracture (Organizers: Michael R. Hill (email:, Thomas J. Spradlin, and Dale L. Ball)
  20. 50+ Years of Fracture Mechanics: A Symposium to Honor James R. Rice and John W. Hutchinson (Organizers: John L. Bassani (email:, Zhigang Suo, and Nadia Lapusta)
  21. Damage, Fracture, and Fatigue of Composites (Organizer: Raj Das (email: