Keynote lecturers

Eitan Grinspun

From Sorcery to Science: A Glimpse into Contact Mechanics with Provable Guarantees in the Computer Graphics Community
Computer Science and Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics - Columbia University in the City of New York, USA


Alexander Popp

A Comprehensive HPC Toolbox for Mortar Contact Formulations
Mathematics and Computer-Based Simulation, University of the Bundeswehr Munich, Germany


Elio Sacco

Virtual Element Method for Inelastic and Fracture Mechanics Problems
Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture, University of Naples Federico II, Italy


Vladislav Yastrebov

Contact Mechanics at the Roughness Scale

Centre des Materiaux, MINES ParisTech, Paris, France


Karl Schweizerhof

Contact Issues in Complex Industrial Crash, Metal Forming and Multi-physics Simulations with LS-DYNA - Rivalries between Accuracy, Robustness and Efficiency

Institute of Mechanics, KIT Karlsruhe, Germany