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2018 Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award – Professor Tayfun Tezduyar

The Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division is pleased to announce and congratulate Professor Tayfun Tezduyar, James F. Barbour Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Rice University, as recipient of the 2018 Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Division Award.

2018 Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Award – Professor Firdaus Udwadia

The Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division is pleased to announce and congratulate Professor Firdaus Udwadia, Professor of Civil Engineering, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California, as the recipient of the 2018 Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Award.

2018 Thomas J.R. Hughes Young Investigator Awards – jointly to Professor Dennis Kochmann and Professor Liping Liu

The Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division is pleased to announce and congratulate both Professor Dennis Kochmann, Professor of Mechanics and Materials, ETH Zürich, and Professor Liping Liu, Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University, as the joint recipients of the 2018 Thomas J. R.

DEADLINE: September 15th, 2017 | AMD/ASME Awards - Call for nominations 2017

 REMINDER: The deadline for nominations for the AMD/ASME awards is September 15th, 2017.

Information and details on each of the awards are provided below.

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2017 Stephen P. Timoshenko Medal - Professor Viggo Tvergaard

The Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division is pleased to announce and congratulate Professor Viggo Tvergaard, Professor Emeritus, Technical University of Denmark, as the recipient of the 2017 Timoshenko Medal.

2017 Daniel C. Drucker Medal - Professor David Parks

The Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division is pleased to announce and congratulate Professor David Parks, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as the recipient of the 2017 Daniel C. Drucker Medal.

2017 Warner T. Koiter Medal – Professor Wei Yang

The Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division is pleased to announce and congratulate Professor Wei Yang, President of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, as the recipient of the 2017 Warner T. Koiter Medal.

2017 Thomas J.R. Hughes Young Investigator Award - Professor José Andrade

The Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division is pleased to announce and congratulate Professor José Andrade, George W. Housner Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, as the recipient of the 2017 Thomas J. R. Hughes Young Investigator Award.

2017 Ted Belytschko Appl. Mech. Award – Professor Jiun-Shyan Chen

The Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division is pleased to announce and congratulate Professor Jiun-Shyan Chen, William Prager Chair Professor, University of California, San Diego, as recipient of the 2017 Ted Belytschko Appli

2017 Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Award – Professor Richard H. Rand

The Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division is pleased to announce and congratulate Professor Richard H. Rand, Professor of Mathematics and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, as the recipient of the 2017 Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Award.

AMD Newsletter 2017

Dear Colleagues,

Please find attached the new 2017 issue of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division Newsletter. Featured highlights include:

DEADLINE: September 15th, 2017 | AMD/ASME Awards - Call for nominations 2017

 

REMINDER: The deadline for nominations for the AMD/ASME awards is September 15th, 2017.

Information and details on each of the awards are provided below.

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Applied Mechanics Division – Haythornthwaite Foundation Research Initiation Grants 2017

With funding from the Haythornthwaite Foundation, the Executive Committee (EC) of the Applied Mechanics Division (AMD) of ASME is pleased to announce the establishment of the Haythornthwaite Research Initiation Grant Program, targeting university faculty engaged in research in theoretical and applied mechanics that are at the beginning of their academic careers. Applicants must hold a tenure‐track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor at a US university on October 1, 2017, and must not be more than 5 years beyond receipt of their doctoral degree at the time the award is made.

Announcement of the 2016 Haythornthwaite Grants Recipients

The AMD-ASME Executive Committee is delighted to announce the 2016 recipients of the Haythornthwaite Grants. 

2016 Haythornthwaite Research Initiation Grants: 

The AMD-ASME Executive Committee selected the top four proposals for the Haythornthwaite Research Initiation Grants, each to be awarded at $20,000. The four selected recipients are:

Deadline extended: AMD/ASME Awards - Call for nominations 2016

Dear Colleagues, We wanted to bring to your attention that the the deadline for nominations of the 2016 AMD/ASME Awards has been extended to October 15, 2016. Please find more details below.

Warm Regards, Executive Committee of the Applied Mechanics Division 

ASME Applied Mechanics Division Seeks Nominations for Awards

Call for Nominations for ASME Applied Mechanics Division Awards (approaching deadline)

 

Dear Colleagues,

We wanted to alert you of the approaching deadline for the nomications of the awards of the Applied Mechanics Division (AMD) of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME): October 1st, 2016.

AMD Newsletter 2016

Dear Colleagues, Please find attached the new 2016 issue of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division Newsletter.

2016 Stephen P. Timoshenko Medal - Professor Ray W. Ogden

The Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division is pleased to announce and congratulate Professor Ray W. Ogden, George Sinclair Professor of Mathematics, University of Glasgow, as the recipient of the 2016 Timoshenko Medal.

2016 Warner T. Koiter Medal – Professor Pedro Ponte Castañeda

The Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division is pleased to announce and congratulate Professor Pedro Ponte Castañeda, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, as the recipient of the 2016 Warner T. Koiter Medal.

2016 Daniel C. Drucker Medal - Professor Kyung-Suk Kim

The Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division is pleased to announce and congratulate Professor Kyung-Suk Kim, Professor of Engineering, Brown University, as the recipient of the 2016 Daniel C. Drucker Medal.

2016 Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award - Professor Andrea Prosperetti

The Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division is pleased to announce and congratulate Professor Andrea Prosperetti, Charles A. Miller, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, as the recipient of the 2016 Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award.

2016 Thomas J.R. Hughes Young Investigator Award - Professor Pedro M. Reis

The Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division is pleased to announce and congratulate Professor Pedro M. Reis, Gilbert W. Winslow Associate Professor, Massachussetts Institute of Technology, as the recipient of the 2016 Thomas J. R.

IMECE 2016: Student Travel Awards and Best Paper Contest

Dear IMECE Attendees:

The Applied Mechanics Executive Committee (AMD-EC) is pleased to announce the 2016 IMECE student travel award and best paper competition.

Applied Mechanics Division – Haythornthwaite Foundation Research Initiation Grants 2016

With funding from the Haythornthwaite Foundation, the Executive Committee (EC) of the Applied Mechanics Division (AMD) of ASME is pleased to announce the establishment of the Haythornthwaite Research Initiation Grant Program, targeting university faculty engaged in research in theoretical and applied mechanics that are at the beginning of their academic careers. Applicants must hold a tenure‐track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor at a US university on October 1, 2016, and must not be more than 5 years beyond receipt of their doctoral degree at the time the award is made.

ASME AMD Award Nominations 2015

Traditionally, the deadline for ASME AMD awards nominations has been the 5th of November. However, starting from this year, the AMD executive committee instituted the new deadline of October 1st (see the earlier announcement here). This was done to allow the various awards committee members adequate time to review the growing number of nomination well before the IMECE annual conference.

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