Special issue

All delegates of the International Conference on Fatigue Damage of Structural Materials are strongly encouraged to submit a paper to be published in a conference specific Special Issue of International Journal of Fatigue.

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Below are links to three Special issues published from the International Conference on Fatigue Damage of Structural Materials series:




Conference deadlines

Abstract submission deadline - 3 April 2020


Conference chair

Philippa Reed

University of Southampton, UK

Professor Philippa A.S. Reed is Professor of Structural Materials within Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton.

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Committee members

Marie-Christine Baietto

LaMCoS UMR CNRS 5259 INSA-Lyon, France

Marie-Christine Baietto is a CNRS Research Director at LaMCoS UMR CNRS 5259, INSA Lyon. Since September 2016, she is the INSA Lyon Vice-President for Research, research performed in 23 internationally renowned laboratories.

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James Burns

University of Virginia, USA

JAMES T. BURNS has been an Assistant Professor in the Center for Electrochemical Science and Engineering within the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Virginia since 2011.  Professor Burns received a B.S degree from the United States Air Force Academy in Engineering Mechanics (Materials track) with a Mathematics minor in 2002.

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Patrick Golden

Air Force Research Laboratory, USA

Patrick J. Golden is a Senior Materials Research Engineer at the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio where he joined in 2001.

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David Nowell

Imperial College, London, UK

Prof. David Nowell was a University Lecturer at Oxford and an Official Student of Christ Church between 1988 and 2017.

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Marion Risbet

University of Technology of Compiègne, France

Marion RISBET graduated from a BS in Fundamental Physics and a MS in Materials Science. She completed her doctoral thesis in Mechanical engineering at the Université de Technologie de Compiègne (UTC, France) in 2002 and then a post-doctoral degree at the Ecole Centrale Paris in 2003 in collaboration with Safran group.

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Dr Mark Whittaker

Swansea University, UK

Dr Whittaker joined Swansea University in 2003 and has produced over 60 publications including an invited book chapter and 40 papers in leading international journals on topics including High Temperature Lifing, Thermo-Mechanical Fatigue and Modern Creep Lifing Approaches.

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Conference History

Twelfth International Conference on Fatigue Damage of Structural Materials

16-21 September 2018 | DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cape Cod – Hyannis, MA, USA

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