The 46th International Conference on Boundary Elements and other Mesh Reduction Methods took place in Lisbon Portugal. The conference was organised by the Wessex Institute, UK, represented by Dr Stavros Syngellakis, the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA, represented by Dr Eduardo Divo, the University of Central Florida, USA, represented by Professor Alain Kassab, and the University of Mississippi, USA, represented by Dr Alexander Cheng.

The conference was opened by Dr Alexander Cheng who welcomed the delegates to the conference, then Dr Stavros Syngellakis introduced Wessex Institute to the audience, mentioning that the main object of WIT is the dissemination of knowledge, with particular emphasis on science and engineering.

Following the opening of the conference, Dr Alexander Cheng conducted the George Green Medal Ceremony and awarded this year’s medal to Professor Ferri Aliabadi, Imperial College London, UNITED KINGDOM. Subsequently, Professor Aliabadi gave a keynote address on “Fracture across scales”.

For more details visit the conference website: BEM/MRM 46