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A research report for the 2021 covering the topic of neural signalling has been composed. The research report can be found here:


A popular science book (in Estonian) by Jüri Engelbrecht exploring his path to science spiced with interesting facts and personal observations has been published by Postimees kirjastus.


A book describing fundamental physical principles, together with their mathematical formulations, for modelling the propagation of signals in nerve fibers by Jüri Engelbrecht, Kert Tamm and Tanel Peets has been published by Springer.


A book by Jüri Engelbrecht exploring the complexity of physical and social systems, describing problems related to science policy, networks, values, and education has been published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, 2021.


Heiko Herrmann is guest editor of a special issue of “Fibers”:
https://www.mdpi.com/journal/fibers/special_issues/fiber_cementitious_composite_mechanics


Article published – Berezovski, Arkadi (2021). Heat conduction in microstructured solids under localised pulse loading. Continuum Mech. Thermodyn. DOI: 10.1007/s00161-021-01032-0


A new PhD thesis subject has been announced and the laboratory is looking for applicants. See https://solmech.ioc.ee/teaching/


Article accepted – Engelbrecht, Jüri; Tamm, Kert; Peets, Tanel (2021). On the physical background of nerve pulse propagation: heat and energy. Journal of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics DOI: 10.1515/jnet-2021-0007.


A popular science article in a journal “Horisont” entitled “NÄRVIIMPULSS
JA MATEMAATIKA” (in Estonian) by J. Engelbrecht, K. Tamm and T. Peets has been published in Horisont 3/2021.


Article accepted – Engelbrecht, Juri; Tamm, Kert; Peets, Tanel (2021). Continuum mechanics and signals in nerves. Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, 70 (1), 3−18. DOI: 10.3176/proc.2021.1.02.


A popular science book in Estonian about complex systems by Jüri Engelbrecht and Robert Kitt is now available https://kirjastus.postimees.ee/komplekssusteemid-ehk-tervik-on-suurem-kui-osade-summa/


Article accepted – Berezovski, Arkadi; Yildizdag, M.Erden; Scerrato, Daria (2020). On the wave dispersion in microstructured solids. Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 32 (3), 569−588. DOI: 10.1007/s00161-018-0683-1.


Project IUT33-24 “Wave propagation in complex media and applications (1.01.2015−31.12.2020)” headed by Andrus Salupere, has been successfully concluded and a research group based on members of the Laboratory of Solid Mechanics has succeeded in securing a new project PRG1227 “Modelling of nonlinear wave processes in advanced materials (1.01.2021−31.12.2025)” headed by Andrus Salupere continuing and expanding upon the work done in the previous project IUT33-24.