NewFrac Network

7 internationally recognized research groups as experts in the field of solid and fracture mechanics and expert doctoral trainers.

5 leading high-tech companies interested in the developments and results of this network.

Work Team / Consortium

NEWFRAC network is composed of (a) 7 leading research groups, whose leaders are internationally recognized experts in the field of solid mechanics and fracture and experienced PhD trainers, and (b) 2+3 leading high-tech companies with a special interest as end-users on the developments and outcomes of this network.

Advisory Board

Prof. Davide Bigoni. Advisory Board. NewFrac Network

Prof. Davide Bigoni

Professor of Solid and Structural Mechanics 

University of Trento, Italy

Responsible of the Solid and Structural Mechanics Group of the Instabilities Lab and of the Laboratory for Numerical Modelling of Materials.

Co-Editor of Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, and Associate Editor of Mechanics Research Communications

Prof. Janis Varna. Advisory Board. NewFrac Network

Prof. Janis Varna

Professor of Polymer composite materials

Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

Division of Material Science

Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics

 User Action 

 Some Upcoming Events 

07
Feb
PRO Winter School is focused on doctoral students in Fracture Mechanics.

14
Feb
NewFrac Workshop-2 is especially focused on Phase Field and Finite Fracture Mechanics

European Commission under a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

Funded by the European Commission under a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
Grant Agreement n° 861061