Welcome to USNCCM16!

Welcome to the 16th U S National Congress on Computational Mechanics, to be held in Chicago, Illinois.  We are pleased to host the congress in Chicago, which was the host city of the first U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics 30 years ago, in 1991.  

The congress will be held at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, in the heart of the vibrant downtown community.  Summer is a great time in Chicago and there are many attractions in this culturally rich city.  Further information is available under Venue and Lodging.

The biennial congresses of the U.S. Association for Computational Mechanics have become major scientific events, drawing computational engineers and scientists worldwide from government, academia, and industry.  The congress provides a forum for researchers and practitioners all over the world to discuss the latest advancements and future directions in fields pertaining to computational engineering and sciences.

The congress will feature plenary speakers, over 100 mini-symposia with keynote lectures and contributed talks, a student poster competition, and exhibits from various sponsors.