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Special Issue: Alan Needleman Symposium: New Frontiers in the Mechanics of Materials Biographical Sketch of Alan Needleman (2015)

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A. Amine Benzerga

Department of Aerospace Engineering and
Department of Materials Science and Engineering,
Texas A&M University,
College Station, TX 77843
e-mail: benzerga@tamu.edu

Vikram S. Deshpande

Department of Engineering,
University of Cambridge,
Cambridge CB2 1PZ, UK
e-mail: vsd@eng.cam.ac.uk

Erik Van der Giessen

Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials,
University of Groningen,
Groningen 9747 AG, The Netherlands
e-mail: E.van.der.Giessen@rug.nl

J. Appl. Mech 82(7), 070201 (Jul 01, 2015) (3 pages) Paper No: JAM-15-1232; doi: 10.1115/1.4030589 History: Received May 07, 2015; Revised May 07, 2015; Online June 03, 2015

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Needleman, A., 1972, “Void Growth in an Elastic–Plastic Medium,” ASME J. Appl. Mech., 39(4), pp. 964–970. [CrossRef]
Tvergaard, V., and Needleman, A., 1984, “Analysis of the Cup-Cone Fracture in a Round Tensile Bar,” Acta Metall., 32(1), pp. 157–169. [CrossRef]
Needleman, A., and Rice, J. R., 1984, “Plastic Creep Flow Effects in the Diffusive Cavitation of Grain Boundaries,” Acta Metall., 28(10), pp. 1315–1332. [CrossRef]
Peirce, D., Asaro, R. J., and Needleman, A., 1983, “Material Rate Dependence and Localized Deformation in Crystalline Solids,” Acta Metall., 31(12), pp. 1951–1976. [CrossRef]
Van der Giessen, E., and Needleman, A., 1995, “Discrete Dislocation Plasticity: A Simple Planar Model,” Modell. Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng., 3, pp. 689–735. [CrossRef]
Needleman, A., 1987, “A Continuum Model for Void Nucleation by Inclusion Debonding,” ASME J. Appl. Mech., 54(3), pp. 525–531. [CrossRef]
Xu, X.-P., and Needleman, A., 1994, “Numerical Simulations of Fast Crack Growth in Brittle Solids,” J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 42(9), pp. 1397–1434. [CrossRef]
Mathur, K. K., Needleman, A., and Tvergaard, V., 1994, “Ductile Failure Analyses on Massively Parallel Computers,” Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Eng., 119(3–4), pp. 283–309. [CrossRef]
Needleman, A., Tvergaard, V., and Bouchaud, E., 2012, “Prediction of Ductile Fracture Surface Roughness Scaling,” ASME J. Appl. Mech., 79(3), p. 031015. [CrossRef]


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Venue of the symposium, Mines ParisTech (arrow), at the heart of the Latin Quarter near the Luxembourg gardens

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The Needleman family (partial) during the banquet on the Seine River

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Attendees of the Needleman Symposium. Seated (from left to right): S. Forest, J.-B. Leblond, A. Huespe, A. Staroselsky, A. Benallal, L. Anand, J. W. Hutchinson, J. R. Rice, A. Needleman, L. Banks-Sills, V. Tvergaard, L. B. Freund, A. Pineau, Y. Bréchet, D. Needleman, K. Ravi-Chandar. First row standing: A. A. Benzerga, T. Siegmund, E. Bittencourt, J. Remmers, M. Ristinmaa, R. J. Clifton, Y. Huang, R. Banerjee, E. Bouchaud, L. Nicola, J. Llorca, A. Molinari, N. A. Fleck, H. Gao, M. Falk, J. R. Willis. Second row: Cao, L. Ponson, W. A. Curtin, C. Volokh, J. W. Kysar, D. Coker, J. R. Greer, V. S. Deshpande, R. McMeeking, Z. Suo. Third row: A. Nakatani, O. Allix, D. Balint, C. Niordson, E. van der Giessen, S. Osovski. Attended but absent from picture: M. Ortiz, S. Suresh, C. F. Shih.



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