Chair: Igor Emri, Professor of Mechanics and Director of Center for Experimental Mechanics, Institute for Sustainable Innovative Technologies, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
has developed an innovative theoretical-experimental approach, known as Knauss-Emri model, to study the non-linear behavior of time-dependent materials.
is one of the founders and Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Mechanics of Time Dependent Materials
, published by Springer publishing house.
He is a fellow grade member of the Society of Experimental Mechanics (USA), Russian Academy of Engineering, Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, European Academy of Sciences and Arts, European Academy of Sciences, among others.
has more than 150 publications with around 1000 citations in peer reviewed journals and books.