ASME Applied Mechanics Division Call for Award Nominations
The Applied Mechanics Division seeks nominations for the awards listed below. All awards are international. Each nomination should include a nomination form and 4-5 letters of support, as described in this document. Each nomination should be emailed as a single PDF file to the Chair of the Applied Mechanics Division, Bergman, Lawrence A (firstname.lastname@example.org)by 5 November 2012. The subject line of the email should contain the words“AWARD NOMINATION”, the name of the award, and the name of the nominee. This deadline is firm. Nominations submitted after this deadline will be considered for the subsequent award year.
SOCIETY LEVEL AWARDS
Timoshenko Medal. The Timoshenko Medal, established in 1957, is conferred in recognition of distinguished contributions to the field of applied mechanics. Instituted by the Applied Mechanics Division, it honors Stephen P. Timoshenko, world-renowned authority in the field, and it commemorates his contributions as author and teacher.
Warner T. Koiter Medal. The Warner T. Koiter Medal, established in 1996, is bestowed in recognition of distinguished contributions to the field of solid mechanics with special emphasis on the effective blending of theoretical and applied elements of the discipline, and on a high degree of leadership in the international solid mechanics community.
Daniel C. Drucker Medal. The Daniel C. Drucker Medal, established in 1997, is conferred in recognition of distinguished contributions to the field of applied mechanics and mechanical engineering through research, teaching and service to the community over a substantial period of time.
DIVISION LEVEL AWARDS
Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Award. The Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Award, established in 2008, and is conferred in recognition of an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of nonlinear dynamics through practice, research, teaching, and/or outstanding leadership.
Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award. The Applied Mechanics Award was established in 1988 and renamed the Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award in 2008. The Award is given to an outstanding individual for significant contributions in the practice of engineering mechanics; contributions may result from innovation, research, design, leadership or education.
Thomas J.R. Hughes Young Investigator Award. The Young Investigator Award was established in 1998 and renamed the Thomas J.R. Hughes Young Investigator Award in 2008. The Award recognizes special achievements in Applied Mechanics for researchers under the age of 40.
Further award descriptions are given at
Chair, ASME Applied Mechanics