Directors of ICDM

Prof. C. L. Chow - University of Michigan, Dearborn, USA

PhD from the University of London at Imperial College of Science and Technology (1965) and D. Sc degree from the University of London (1986) in Mechanics of Solids. Editor-in-Chief of the Int. J of Damage Mechanics. Associte Editor of the International Journal of Mechanical Science. Fellow of I. Mech. E, Fellow of I. Marine E., Fellow of the Inst. of H.K. Engineers.
Prof. J. W. Ju - University of California at Los Angeles, USA

PhD from the University of California at Berkeley in Structural Mechanics (1986). Currently distinguished Professor at UCLA and at Tongji University. Editor of the Int. J. of Damage Mechanics, Editor of the J. of Composites, Associate Editor of the J. of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics, and Editorial Board Member of the Acta Mechanica. Fellow ASME, Fellow ASCE, Fellow ACI, Fellow USACM, Fellow IACM.
Prof. J.L. Chaboche - ONERA, Chatillon-sous-Bagneux, France

PhD from the University of Paris VI (France), in Physics (1978), Currently Research Director in the Department of Metallic Materials and Structures of ONERA, The French Aerospace Lab., Editor of the Int. J. of Damage Mechanics and member of the Editorial Board of the Int. J. of Plasticity and of Archives of Mechanics (Polish Acad. of Sciences), co-author of 4 books in Solid Mechanics.
Prof. Y. Toi - University of Tokyo, Japan

PhD from the University of Tokyo (Japan) in Naval Architecture (1979), Currently full Professor of computational solid mechanics at the University of Tokyo (at the Department of Mechanical and Biofunctional Systems, Institute of Industrial Science), Visiting Associate Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology (1987-1988), Editor of the Int. J. of Damage Mechanics.
Prof. D. M. Šumarac - University of Belgrade, Serbia

PhD from the University of Illinois at Chicago (USA) in Damage Mechanics (1987). Currently full Professor at the University of Belgrade. Minister of Construction at the Serbian Government 2001-2004. President of Serbian Chamber of Engineers since 2007. Member of European Academy of Sciences since 2010. Editorial Board Member of the Int. J. of Damage Mechanics.
Prof. K. Saanouni - University of Technology of Troyes, France

PhD from University of Technology of Compiègne (France) in Solid and Structural Mechanics (1988). Currently distinguished Professor of solid and structural mechanics at the University of Technology of Troyes. Member of editorial board of 2 international journals: IJDM and IJFO, and member of organizing committee of more than 40 scientific events. Advisor of 33 PhD theses in the field of solid and structural mechanics.