Mhamed Souli is Professor of computational mechanics at Lille University in France. His research and development interests include fluid structure interaction, CFD with emphasis on multiphase flow and coupling with structures, and their applications to industrial problems.

David J. Benson is Professor of Computational Mechanics in the Department of Structural Engineering at the University of California, San Diego. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the US Association of Computational Mechanics. He serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Solids and Structures.