MECHS Collaboratory Video Competition

Published on June 19, 2020


The MECHS Collaboratory is pleased to announce the “MECHS 3-minute thesis" Video Competition for students conducting research related to hybrid simulation.

Promote your research and magnify your impact!

Winners will receive a certificate, be recognized on the MECHS homepage and YouTube channel — and be invited to deliver a MECHS webinar.

Graduate and undergraduate students from around the world are welcome to participate. Each entry should discuss some aspect of their dissertation or thesis that is related to hybrid simulation — which is also known as dynamic sub-structuring or pseudo-dynamic testing.

All submissions are DUE BY midnight (Eastern Time, USA) on July 31st.

Awards will be made in four categories:

  • Novelty
  • Technical
  • Creativity
  • Presentation

Participants are encouraged to especially consider clarity, creativity, and professionalism when making the video. Each video submitted must be in .mp4 format and be no longer than 3 minutes in duration. Winning entries will be recognized on the MECHS website and also posted on the MECHS YouTube channel after names of the winners are announced.

Awards will be made by a panel of judges. Winners will be announced between August 15-20th. Please submit your entry using the link:


If Google forms is inaccessible in your region, please email mechs@purdue.edu for alternate instructions for submitting your entry.

MECHS is the Multi-Hazard Engineering Collaboratory for Hybrid Simulation. Learn more at our website.

Simulation for Multi-hazard Engineering is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation: CMMI #1661621.