Capriccio Special Seminar 2024

FAU announces the 2nd Capriccio Special Seminar “Approaching Fracture in Experiments, Modelling, and Simulations across the Scales”, which will be held online from April to July 2024. Further information and registration to the seminar series is available at the website The hosts are looking forward to welcoming you to their Special Seminar 2024!

MecaNano Winter School on Research Data Management

A LOOK “UNDER THE HOOD” OF AN RDM SYSTEM Digitization has increased the effectiveness and sustainability of scientific workflows tremendously. Today we can use systems that, while we generate research data, associate, keep track and manage related contextual (meta)data in a digital and (semi-)automated manner. At the same time many labs stand at the brink … Read more

2nd MecaNano General Meeting Preliminary Program

Due to the overwhelming response from MecaNano members, the abstract submission had to be closed early. The Preliminary Program for the 2nd MecaNano General Meeting is available at the event home page: There is still time to register to attend, but space is running out fast! Please register by 20. March if you plan … Read more

ECI abstract submission – MecaNano Tutorial Reminder

The list of plenary and keynote speakers has been published on the website for the ECI conference “Nanomechanical Testing in Materials Research and Development IX” to be held in Messina (Sicily), Italy October 6-11, 2024., together with the names of the two speakers for the MecaNano Sponsored tutorial. Please consider submitting an abstract to … Read more

MecaNano session at MSE 2024

MecaNano will have a dedicated session (C05) at MSE 2024, September 24-26th, in Darmstadt Germany. Abstract submission is now closed. More details here C05_654d407b70b53 or at the link below:

Reminder Abstracts for 2nd General Meeting open!

Remember to submit your abstract for the 2nd MecaNano General Meeting to be held in Vienna between May 1-3. Abstract submission is open until March 5th (oral presentations). Thank you to those who have already submitted abstracts! Check out the conference webpage: The Invited Speakers are now listed. Note: for this webpage an additional … Read more

Travel refund for MecaNano workshop in Prague / LMP conference, May 29-31, 2024

MecaNano is organizing a workshop with lab tour on the morning of Wednesday, May 29th in Prague, right before the beginning of the LMP conference  (May 29-31, 2024). MecaNano has travel funds available to support a number of MecaNano members willing to attend the event. Abstracts are still being accepted until January 31st 2024! If you … Read more

MecaNano sponsored tutorial at ECI October 2024

The ECI will again organize “Nanomechanical Testing in Materials Research and Development IX” to be held in Messina (Sicily), Italy October 6-11, 2024. Conference details here A tutorial session about nanomechanical testing techniques is offered on the morning before the start of the conference. The training session is organized by COST MecaNano („European Network for … Read more

Online OPEN Research Data Management Discussion Jan. 31st 10:00 CET

WG3 on Research Data Management (RDM) has organized an open ONLINE discussion about successes, challenges and experiences. All MecaNano members are welcome to join on January 31st, 2024 at 10:00 CET. The information to join the ZOOM meeting is below. Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 644 7915 3828 Passcode: 324321 — Join by SIP … Read more


Prof. Christoph Kirchlechner and Jon Molina are organizing a symposium on “EXPERIMENTAL NANOMECHANICS” at the EMMC19 conference (19thEuropean Mechanics of Materials Conference), which will take place on May 29th-31st, 2024 in Madrid, Spain ( This symposium aims to bring together the research community in micro- and nano-mechanics, particularly those adopting interdisciplinary approaches, with the objective of gaining insights into the … Read more