September 9th 2019

We added a list of awards and prizes in the field of computational/applied mechanics field (deadlines – September 7th 2019 to September 1st 2020) to our website. Check it our here.


March 27th 2018

We would like to invite you to the Women Researchers Networking Event during the 15th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics (USNCCM 15) hosted by the University of Texas at Austin at the JW Marriott Hotel, Austin, Texas.

For more information visit our Events page and the USNCCM website.


October 3rd 2018

Tenure track positions at the assistant or associate rank at the University of Utah ( are now open for applications! More details here.


August 22nd 2018

Elsevier has recently published the Gender in the Global Research Landscape Report, an examination of research performance worldwide with a focus on the role of gender. Download it for free here.


August 20th 2018

Have a look at our Past Events page to read about the FRC-IACM Women’s Event during the WCCM 2018 in New York!


July 25th 2018

Do you want to become a leader in your field? Check out the Elate program for advancing senior female faculty in STEM, as well as the HERS Institute.


June 14th 2018

Our Women Researchers Networking Event during the USNCTAM18 was a success! We had small group discussions, good food, and a positive mood. Here are some impressions from the event.


May 7th 2018

The 2018 Global Survey of Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Scientists is here! Take some minutes to fill it in in your language.

The main goal of the project is to collect data across the world to inform policy makers from all countries, especially developing countries, about reducing the gap between men and women in mathematical, computing, and natural sciences. Read more about it here.


April 25th 2018

FRC-IACM is offering a travel grant for a female attendee to WCCM 2018! More information and applications here. Note that the application deadline has changed to May 24!


April 17th 2018

Apply now for Asian Deans’ Forum 2018 – The Rising Stars Women in Engineering Workshop. The event is jointly organized by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), National Taiwan University (NTU), National University of Singapore (NUS), Seoul National University (SNU), The University of Tokyo (UTokyo) and The University of New South Wales (UNSW), and will be held at HKUST in Hong Kong on 4-7 October 2018. More information and applications here.


March 8th 2018

The FRC is featured on the GoEngineering blog, where our Event Organizer Pania Newell also gives a short interview on the Chapter and women in STEM.


December 3rd 2017

Ann and H.J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences Department in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for two tenure-track/tenured faculty position in all areas of aerospace engineering sciences. More information here.



We are the Female Researchers Chapter (FRC) of the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM). Our mission is to promote gender balance in the computational mechanics community and provide a supportive network for female researchers.