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Variational Formulations in Theoretical, Applied and Computational

Mechanics – A Workshop Dedicated to the 60th Birthday of Prof. Raul A.Feijóo – 3-5 September 2006, Petropolis, Brazil
We are pleased to inform you that the above event has been organised to
celebrate Prof Raul Feijoo´s 60th birthday.
With qualities such as his remarkable sharpness of mind, intelligence,
righteousness, generosity and an unbounded dedication to his work, Raul has
made outstanding contributions to the development of Theoretical, Applied
and Computational Mechanics. His contributions include a wide range of
activities such as research, teaching, development of human resources,
supervision of research students, coordination of research projects and the
organisation of scientific meetings and conferences. Our purpose in
organising this event is to express our admiration and recognition for
Raul´s achievements.
The programme of the meeting will consist mainly of talks by the following
distinguished invited speakers:
· FG Basombrio, Centro Atómico Bariloche, Argentina
· L Bevilacqua, LNCC / MCT, Brazil
· J Boyle, University of Strathclyde, UK
· GC Buscaglia, Centro Atómico Bariloche, Argentina
· E Souza de Cursi, INSA de Rouen, France
· M Frémond, Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussees, France
· L Godoy, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina
· J Haslinger, Charles University, Czech Republic
· J Herskovits, COPPE / UFRJ, Brazil
· SR Idelsohn, CIMEC, Argentina
· AFD Loula, LNCC / MCT, Brazil
· M Masmoudi, Université Paul Sabatier, France
· E Oñate, CIMNE, Spain
· DRJ Owen, University of Wales Swansea, UK
· C Padra, Centro Atómico Bariloche, Argentina
· P Podio-Guidugli, Universitá di Roma, Italy
· A Ponter, University of Leicester, UK
· MA Raupp, LNCC / MCT, Brazil
· R Rodriguez, Universidad de Concepción, Chile
· G Romano, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy
· B Rousselet, Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France
· C Mota Soares, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
· J Sokolowski, Université Henri Poincaré, France
We believe this is a rare opportunity to gather such a large number of
internationally renowned scientists in this field of research and, to mark
the event, a book with full-length papers authored by the speakers will be
edited by the organisers.