USNCCM XI - 11th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics

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USNCCM-11 Shortcourses

The following shortcourses will be held on Sunday, July 24, 2011,  at the Hilton Minneapolis.  To register for a shortcourse, go to the Congress online registration.  The cost of each shortcourse is $250.00.   Other shortcourses may be added; we encourage you to check back at a later date.

1. Quadrilateral and Hexahedral Mesh Generation: Theory and Application - Instructors: Steven J. Owen and Matthew L. Staten (Sandia National Laboratories)

2. Tutorial on Atomistic Simulations Using Standardized Interatomic Potentials - Instructors: Ellad B. Tadmor and Ryan S. Elliott (University of Minnesota)

3. Uncertainty Quantification in Mechanics: Theoretical and Computational Aspects - Instructors: Roger Ghanem (University of Southern California) and Christian Soize (Universite Paris-Est)

4. Goal-Oriented Methods: Error Estimation, Adaptive Algorithms, Multiscale Modeling - Instructors: Serge Prudhomme (University of Texas at Austin) and Kris van der Zee (Eindhoven University of Technology)

5. Discontinuous Petrov-Galerkin (DPG) Method with Optimal Test Functions - Instructor:  Leszek Demkowicz (University of Texas at Austin)


General information about USNCCM-11 shortcourses

  1. Pre-congress short courses will be held on Sunday, July 24, 2011 at the conference hotel.
  2. If the pre-congress short courses are over-subscribed, then the congress organizers will consider holding post-congress short courses on Friday, July 29, 2011.
  3. All short courses may be scheduled between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM.  Short course materials are expected to be for 5-6 hours duration.
  4. The short course fee will include a continental breakfast, box lunches and an afternoon snack.  Breakfast will be held from 8:30-9:00 AM, lunch from 12:00-1:00 PM and an afternoon snack from 3:00-3:30 PM.
  5. The short course rate for registered participants is assessed at $250.
  6. All short course organizers are required to submit a detailed course outline and syllabus as soon as your short course is accepted.
  7. Audiovisual equipment and appropriate classroom settings will be provided.
  8. Preparing and distributing the course material will be the responsibility of the course organizers.
  9. The short course will be cancelled if enrollment is insufficient by June 15, 2011.  Enrollment is considered insufficient if the projected revenue will be less than the projected expenses.



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