Outreach

935 practitioners travel to MSU from around the world

Tom Pence and John Foss co-chair U.S. National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics.
Tom Pence and John Foss co-chair U.S. National Congress on Theoretical & Applied Mechanics.

June 16, 2014

Mechanics is the underpinning of many modern engineering disciplines, with a long history that includes Sir Isaac Newton and his laws of motion. More than 935 practitioners from around the world have gathered at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich., this week to continue the examination of why material objects behave as they do when the object is in motion or at rest.

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