VIII International Conference on
October 1-5, 2023, Tsaghkadzor, Armenia


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About The Conference

The conference will be held on October 1-5, 2023 and hosted by the Institute of Mechanics of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia.


  • General Problems
  • Contact Mechanics
  • Mechanics of Growing Solids
  • Mechanics of Technological Processes
  • Mechanics of Additive Manufacturing
  • Thin-walled Structures
  • Elasticity and Viscoelasticity
  • Plasticity
  • Tribology
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Coupled Fields in Solids
  • Composites
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Robotics
  • Optimal Design and Control Theory
  • Mechanics of Nano-systems
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Biomechanics
  • Hydraulics and Hydraulic Facilities
  • Experimental Mechanics

Aims and Scope

The conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers, and engineers to exchange and share their experience and results on all aspects of continuum mechanics. It also aims to provide the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners, and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the field of continuum mechanics.


Organizing Committee

Vahram Hakobyan (Armenia)
Alexander Vatulyan (Russia)
Avetik Sahakyan (Armenia)
Mezhlum Sumbatyan (Russia)
Scientific Secretaries:

International Scientific Committee

L. Aghalovyan (Armenia)
K. Aghayan (Armenia)
S. Aizikovich (Russia)
H. Altenbach (Germany)
A. Avetisyan (Armenia)
V. Avetisyan (Armenia)
V. Babeshko (Russia)
G. Baghdasaryan (Armenia)
V. Barseghyan (Armenia)
I. Fedotov (South Africa)
A. Gachkevich (Ukraine)
K. Ghazaryan (Armenia)
A. Ghukasyan (Armenia)
I. Goryacheva (Russia)
N. Gupta (India)
D. Hasanyan (USA)
L. Igumnov (Russia)
G. Jaiani (Georgia)
S. Joubert (South Africa)
J. Kaplunov (UK)
K. Karapetyan (Armenia)
V. Karev (Russia)
D. Klimov (Russia)
L. Kossovich (Russia)
I. Kudish (USA)
R. Kushnir (Ukraine)
G. Kuvyrkin (Russia)
E. Lomakin (Russia)
V. Matveenko (Russia)
S. Mkhitaryan (Armenia)
N. Morozov (Russia)
Z. Mroz (Poland)
V. Nazaikinskiy (Russia)
V. Oliferuk (Poland)
H. Orelma (Finland)
V. Popov (Ukraine)
Yu. Radaev (Russia)
S.H. Sargsyan (Armenia)
A. Seyranyan (Russia)
M. Shatalov (South Africa)
N. Shavlakadze (Georgia)
N. Severina (Russia)
A. Tsaturyan (Russia)
N. Vaysfeld (Ukraine)
R. Velmurugan (India)
V. Zimin (Russia)

Venue & Accommodation


Tsaghkadzor is located 50 kilometers north of the capital Yerevan and 3 kilometers east of the provincial centre Hrazdan. Surrounded with alpine meadows, the town is situated on the south-eastern slope of the Teghenis Mountains, at a height of 1841 meters above sea level. The Tsaghkunyats mounatain range is located to the west of the town.

See in Wikipedia.


Participants of the conference will be accommodated in Tsaghkadzor Writers House (Charents Street 6, Tsaghkadzor, 2310, Armenia). The conference will take place in the same boarding house.

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission deadline – June 1st 2023 extended to July 15th 2023
  • Notification of acceptance – June 15th 2023
  • Paper submission – August 1st 2023

  • Registration and arrival in Tsaghkadzor – October 1st (departure from Yerevan ~15:00, travel time 1 hour)
  • Closing of conference and departure – October 5th (departure from Tsaghkadzor ~11:00)

Registration Fees

Registration fee for participants covers

  • invitation,
  • access to all conference sessions,
  • conference materials,
  • transfer (Yerevan↔Tsaghkadzor),
  • full pension accommodation,
  • sightseeing tours,

and some extras.

Registration fee450 EUR
Registration fee for young scientists*300 EUR
Registration fee for accompanying person300 EUR
Additional publication fee for extended papers in the open access Journal of Physics: Conference Series 100 EUR per article

* Young scientist is a scientific researcher, engineer, postgraduate or undergraduate student who is 35 years of age or younger by the conference opening.

Previous Conferences

The International conference "Topical Problems of Continuum Mechanics" has been held regularly since 2007

Foreign citizens of some countries need a visa to enter Armenia.

See the official information on the site of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia.

Visa policy of Armenia
Visa policy of Armenia (from Wikipedia, March 2023)

If you need a visitor visa to Armenia, we will be glad to issue an invitation letter to support your visa application.
Please contact us by emails:


Postal Address:

TPCM 2023
Institute of Mechanics of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia
24B Baghramyan Ave.
Yerevan 0019
Republic of Armenia


Executive Secretary: Dr. Lilit Dashtoyan
(+374 10) 56-8189 (Office)
(+37 493) 55-2321 (Mobile)
Vice-Chaiman: Professor Avetik Sahakyan      (+37 494) 57-9348 (Mobile)



Publication in conference proceedings

All accepted papers in English or in Russian (not exceeding 5 pages) will be published by the beginning of the conference.

  • Authors must prepare their papers using the following Microsoft Word template (doc or docx)
  • Each author can submit not more than two papers.

Publication in an open access Journal

Extended papers in English (from 5 to 10 pages) will be published in the open access Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Institute of Physics (IOP), which is indexed by Scopus. Publication fee is 100 € per article.