Side Events

Women's Networking Event

The Female Researchers' Chapter of the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM-FRC) provides the opportunity for networking at WCCM 2022 for female researchers.

  • Aug 3 Wednesday 8:00am Utah, 10:00am NY, 4:00pm Barcelona, 11:00pm Japan, about two hours
  • Welcoming message by the president of IACM and the chair of the conference
  • Panel discussion with Prof. Akiko Matsuo (Keio University)
    Talk about her career
    Answer questions from the audience
  • Announce of the award recipients
  • Communication exchange for developing networks among attendees

WCCM-FRC Merit-Based award

Elsevier and the Female Researchers' Chapter of the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM-FRC) are sponsoring merit-based awards for best presentations at WCCM 2022 for young female researchers in three categories: 1) graduate student, 2) postdoctoral appointee, and 3) junior faculty (defined as 5 years or less since starting the faculty position). The past recipients in all categories are not qualified for three years to be reconsidered for the same award.
The winning applicants will receive a monetary award and will be recognized at the Women's Networking Event (Wednesday Aug. 3rd, 2022 at 11pm Japan time | 4pm Paris time | 10am New York time). To apply, please fill out the form ( by July 15th, 2022 with your CV (2 pages maximum) and a link to your WCCM presentation.
Depending on the number of applicants, the accomplishments reflected by the CV will be used to down-select those who make it to the second round where their presentations will be reviewed.

WCCM-FRC Need-Based Travel Grants

The IACM-Female Researchers Committee is offering Need-Based travel grants funded by the IACM, to attend WCCM_APCOM 2022 and support the participation of women in computational mechanics.
The WCCM Need-Based Travel Grants are to help increase equity and inclusion among the members of the IACM community by covering costs associated with attending the meeting. The awards will cover the registration fees.
These awards are reserved for applicants who identify themselves as members of the community, have financial needs, and might otherwise not be able to attend the meeting.
The candidate should provide:

  • 2-page CV
  • registration receipt or cost of registration
  • one-page statement highlighting why they would benefit from this award.

The requested materials should be submitted to Prof. Anjali Sandip ( by July 25th, 2022.

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