Professor Xanthippi Markenscoff is organizing and chairing a Symposium on New Developments in Defect Mechanics supported by the National Science Foundation, at UCSD, January 18-19, 2014

The Symposium is the third in a series of NSF funded Symposia on Multiscale Dislocation Dynamics. The current one is in honor of Professor Michael Ortiz’ 60th birthday. The Symposia have attracted the leaders in the field and generated intense discussions and cross-fertilization. A large number of graduate students/postdocs  also participated accompanying  the faculty from across the country.

Thursday, January 16, 2014