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2014 SEM Fall Conference and

International Symposium on Intensive Loading and Its Effects

The 2014 SEM Fall Conference and  in conjunction with International Symposium on Intensive Loading and Its Effects in Beijing will provide a forum for researchers and engineers to exchange latest progress in the broad area of experimental mechanics and mechanics of materials and structures, such as advanced experimental and diagnostic techniques, mechanical response of materials and structures, materials modeling and experimental validation and verification, stress/shock wave propagation and applications.



Society for Experimental Mechanics, USA.

Chinese Society of Experimental Mechanics

Chinese Society of Explosion Mechanics

State Key Lab for Explosion Science & Technology (Beijing Institute of Technology)

Collaborative Innovation Center of Safety and Protection

State Key Lab of Material Technology under Shock Impact (Beijing Institute of Technology)

Asian Society of Experimental Mechanics



Conference Location    

2014 SEM Fall Conference  in conjunction with the International Symposium on Intensive Loading and Its Effects will be held at The Friendship Hotel of Beijing in Haidian District, Beijing. The Friendship Hotel of Beijing is one of the largest garden-style hotels in Asia. Located in the heart of Zhong Guan Cun Hi-Tech Zone, the Friendship Hotel neighbors many world famous tourist sites and universities such as the Summer Palace, Tsinghua University, Peking University, and Beijing Institute of Technology. The Friendship Hotel of Beijing represents classic Chinese architectural elegance and presents most pleasurable views.

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19-22 October 2014

The Friendship Hotel

Beijing, China





Conference Links   Important Dates    


SEM Abstract Submission

SEM Registration

SEM Venue Information

SEM Technical Program

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Abstract submission:

Full paper submission:

Notification of full paper acceptance: Camera-ready manuscript sub.:


On-site registration:



30 April 2014

31 May 2014

30 April 2014

31 May 2014

31 May 2014

19-22 October 2014

19-22 October 2014


Abstract Submission

A one-page abstract should be submitted to the email address of organization committee, 2014 by 30 April, 2014. After the abstract is reviewed and accepted, authors will receive the preparation instructions and format for full-length paper for the conference proceeding and the international journal special issue Applied Mechanics and Materials in addition to Science in China, Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica, Optics and Lasers Engineering as options.


Registration Fee

A registration includes one copy of the conference proceedings, banquet, lunches, morning and afternoon teas, attendance of all technical sessions, and conference tour. Each full-registration entitles the delegate to present one paper; each student registration entitles the student attendee to present one paper.

Before31 July 2014
After 31 July 2014
The Abstract Submission Deadline has been extended until 30 April 2014  

Full Registration

$700 or ¥4200

$750 or ¥4500


Student Registration

$450 or ¥2700

$500 or ¥3000


Accompanying persons

$450 or ¥2700

$500 or ¥3000


Conference Topics

2014 Society for Experimental Mechanics Fall Conference (SEM FALL 2014) in Beijing will have oral and poster presentations in,

but not limited to, the following topics:


  • Generation and propagation of intensive loading
  • Dynamic behavior of materials and structures
  • Materials served in impact and explosive environments
  • Dynamic damage, failure and constitutive theory
  • Structure failure and engineering protection under
    extreme loading conditions
  • Multi-scale mechanics: experiments, modeling and simulation
  • Mechanics of time-dependent materials
  • Advanced diagnostic and measurement methods
  • Microelectro-mechanical system design and testing
  • Fracture and fatigue
  • Hybrid Concepts and Hybrid Methods
  • Nondestructive testing and evaluation
  • Photomechanics and photonic sensors



Plenary Speakers

Yu-Lung Lo (Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, China)
Stokes-Mueller Analysis to Optical Coherence Tomography for Possible Stress Analysis in Biotissues and Cancer Cell Diagnosis

Wolfgang Osten(University of Stuttgart, Germany)

Fabrice Pierron( University of Southampton, UK)
"Strain through the looking glass"

Qifeng Yu (National University of Defense Technology, China)

Daining Fang (Peking University, China)
"Strain rate effect on dynamic impact and energy absorption of two dimensional lattice materials"

Tianjian Lu (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China)
" Normal and oblique projectile impact of double-layered pyramidal metallic lattices filled with ceramic insertions"

Wei-Chung Wang(Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, China)
"A residual stress measurement method for glass plates by integrating photoelasticity and spectrometer"

Zvi Rosenberg(RAFAEL Ballistic Center, Israel)
"A numerically based model for the entrance phase effect on the penetration of rigid projectiles"
Weinong Chen (Purdue University, USA)
"Real-time damage assessmentinside materials deforming at different rates"

Arun Shukla (University of Rhode Island)

"Mechanics in Combined Extreme Environments: Recent Experimental Studies"
Jian LU(City University of Hong Kong)
"Contribution of multiscale experimental and computational mechanics to the integration of advanced nanomaterials in mechanical systems"
  Invited Talks

Zhong Zhang (National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Center for Nano and Micro Mechanics, Tsinghua University, China)

"Dynamic Strain Hardening in Graphene Oxide Paper"

Soon-Bok Lee (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology,
Republic of Korea)

"Thermo-Mechanical Reliability Assessment of Thin Electronic Packages with High Density Interconnects using Moiré Methods"

Yoshiharu Morimoto4D Sensor Inc. , Wakayama University, Japan

"The Moiré Techniques on Experimental Mechanics"

Y. Fu(Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

"Interferometric dynamic measurements using high-speed camera or photodetector"
Mini-Symposium Organized by Prof. Qingyuan Wang
(Sichuan University, Co-Chairman for the International Scientific Committee of the SEM FALL 2014, China)

N. Kawagoishia, (Dai-ichi Institute of Technology, Japan).

"Growth Mechanism of a Fatigue Crack of Age-hardened Al Alloy in High humidity"

Andrey Shanyavskiy (State Centre for Flights Safety, Airport Sheremetievo-1, Russia)

"Transition from VHCF to HCF, Subsurface “FGA” Forming and Metals Cracking in VHCF Regime"
Qiang Chen(Kumamoto University, Japan)
"Characterization of Parylene C thin films under tensile loading"

Guocai Chai(Sandvik Materials Technology, Linköping University, Sweden).
"Micro heterogeneous behavior in metallic materials during deformation and fatigue"
Young-Sik Pyun(Sun Moon University, South Korea)
"State-of-the-art and perspectives: ultrasonic nanocrystalline surface modification (UNSM) technique towards improving mechanical characteristics and performances of materials"

Claude Bathias(University of Paris, France)

"Infrared NDT for high frequency fatigue"


Conference Chairman

QifengYu (National University of Defense Technology, China)



Emmuanuel Gdoutos (President of Society for Experimental Mechanics, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece)

Fenglei Huang (Beijing Institute of Technology, China)
Wei-Chung Wang (Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, China)


Organizing Committee Chairman

Qingming Zhang (Beijing Institute of Technology, China)


International Co-Chairman

Tom Proulx (Society for Experimental Mechanics, USA)

Bo Song (SEM-Dynamic Behavior of Materials Technical Division Representative, Sandia National Laboratories, USA)

Huimin Xie (Tsinghua University, China)
Yu-Lung Lo (Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, China)



Jinlong Chen (Tianjin University, China)

Jun Cheng (North University of China, China)

Xingwang Cheng (Beijing Institute of Technology, China)

Xinglong Gong (University of Science and Technology of China, China)

Helena Jin (Sandia National Laboratories, USA)

Jamie Kimberley (New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology)

Satoshi Kishimoto (National Institute for Material Science, Japan)

Hongbing Lu (Univ. of Texas Dallas, USA)

Xide Li (Tsinghua University, China)

Yan Liu (Beijing Institute of Technology, China)

Zhuang Ma (Beijing Institute of Technology, China)

Jianbin Men (Beijing Institute of Technology, China)

Kemao Qian (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Jinjun Wang (Beihang University, China)

Liqiong Wang (Beijing Institute of Technology, China)

Qingyuan Wang (Sichuan University, China)

Wenjie Wang (Beijing Institute of Technology, China)

Junlan Wang ( University of Washington , USA)

Zhaoyang Wang(Catholic University of America, USA)

Yongming Xing(Inner Mongolia University, China)

Qingchuan Zhang (University of Science and Technology of China)



Secretariat - Email

Cheng Wang (Beijing Institute of Technology, China)

Liqiong Wang (Beijing Institute of Technology, China)

Lin Wang (Beijing Institute of Technology, China)

Rui Liang (Beijing Institute of Technology, China)

International Advisory Committee


Yilong Bai (Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Science, China)


International Scientific Committee


Fenglei Huang (Beijing Institute of Technology, China)


Yilan Kang (Tianjin University, China)

Xiaoyuan He (Southeast University, China)

Qingyuan Wang(Sichuan University, China)


Members       Members    

Anand Asundi—Singapore

Eric N BrownUSA

Hongnian CaiChina

Yuh-Jin ChaoUSA

Fu-Pen ChiangUSA

Daining FangChina

Jing FangChina

Pascal ForquinFrance

Haiyan HuChina

Peiyan HuangChina

Yilan KangChina

Veli-Tapani KuokkalaFinland

Magnus LangsethNorway

Jian LuHong Kong, SAR, China

Qingguo MengChina

Wolfgang OstenGermany

Eann PattersonUK

Fabrice PierronUK
Soon-Bok Lee-Korea


Bill Proud—UK

Pramod RastogiSwitzerland

Krishnaswamy Ravi-chandarUSA

Guruswami RavichandranUSA

Victor ShimSingapore

Arun ShuklaUSA

Todd SimmermacherUSA

Clive SiviourUK

Nancy SottsUSA

Chengwei SunChina

Hareesh TippurUSA

Carlos VentuaCanada

Stephen WalleyUK

Fuchi WangChina

Wei-Chung WangTaiwan, China

Xiaoping WuChina

Jilin YuChina

Tongxi YuChina


Macilio AlvesBrazil

Pengwang ChenChina

Terry Y.F. ChenTaiwan, China

Weinong ChenUSA

Xiaowei ChenChina

Laihong DaiChina

Zizheng GongChina

Hong HaoAustralia

Chenguang HuangChina

Qingjie JiaoChina

Jamie KimberleyUSA

Robert J. KlassenCanada

Qingming LiUK

Shukui LiChina

Yulong LiChina

MichaelA. LibermanSweden

Kaixin LiuChina

Yu-Lung LoTaiwan, China
Vikas PrakashUSA
Yoshiharu Morimoto-Japan


Fangyun LuChina

Guoxing LuSingapore

Daniel RittelIsrael

Bo SongUSA

Lu WangChina

Tiejun WangChina

Kaiwen XiaCanada

Huimin XieChina

Jialing YangChina

Lianxiang YangUSA

Yazhen YangChina

Shige ZhanChina

Qingming Zhang China

Han ZhaoFrance

Jianheng ZhaoChina

Longmao ZhaoChina

Fenghua ZhouChina

Gang ZhouChina

Min ZhouUSA







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