4th Workshop on Validation

After Shanghai 2011, London 2013 and Munich 2014, the Fourth International Workshop on Validation of Computational Mechanics Models will be held in Zurich, Switzerland, on November 5th, 2019. Keynote Speakers include Linden Harris (Airbus UK), Anna Pandolfi (Politecnico di Milano) and Yakov Ben-Haim (Technion).

The event is free of charge, and a drink reception is included. For organizational reasons please by email.

The Call for Papers for this workshop is open with a submission deadline of May 31st, 2019. Below are the Keynote speakers for the three sessions as well as other confirmed speakers.


Session one:  Credible Models for Engineering Decision-Making

Keynote: The assessment of smarter testing for credibility and maturity
                  Linden Harris, Airbus UK

Validation and credibility challenges in applied biology and toxicology
                  Maurice Whelan, JRC Ispra


Session two:   Validation of multi-physics models of engineering systems

Keynote: Validation of multiphysics models: from the material scale to the boundary value problem
                 Anna Pandolfi, Politecnico di Milano

Validation of fluid-structure interaction simulations
                  George Lampeas, University of Patras and Athena Research Center


Session three: The Future of Experimental Data for Model Trustworthiness

Keynote: As our Island of Knowledge Grows, so Does the Shore of our Ignorance
                 Yakov Ben-Haim, Technion

Using Historical Measurement Data for Validation of Engineering Simulations
                 Erwin Hack, EMPA