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ASCE AND EMI 2016 AWARD RECIPIENTS


ASCE announced the winners of six of its prestigious Society awards administered by its Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI):

2016 Maurice A. Biot Medal: Ronaldo I. Borja, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE, Stanford University

2016 Jack E. Cermak Medal: Qiusheng Li, Ph.D., City University of Hong Kong

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.

Applied Mechanics Division – Haythornthwaite Foundation Research Initiation Grants

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, 2015, and must not be more than 5 years beyond receipt of their doctoral degree at the time the award is made.

ASME Applied Mechanics Division Seeks Nominations for Awards

The Applied Mechanics Division, of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, seeks nominations for the awards listed below. All the awards are international. Neither the nominee nor the nominator need be a member of the ASME. However nominators must not be active members of the respective award committees. Further descriptions of the awards are given at http://divisions.asme.org/amd/Honors_Awards.cfm. A PDF version of this announcement can be found as an attachment at the end of this blog entry.

ASCE and its Engineering Mechanics Institute announce the winners of prestigious awards

ASCE announced the winners of five of its prestigious Society awards administered by its Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI):

2015 Maurice A. Biot Medal: Emmanuel Detournay, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE, University of Minnesota

2015 George Housner Structural Control and Monitoring Medal: Billie F. Spencer, Jr., Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Applied Mechanics Division of ASME - 2014 Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award - Professor Glaucio H. Paulino


2014 Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award - Professor Glaucio H. Paulino

The Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division is pleased to announce and congratulate Professor Glaucio H. Paulino, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, who is the recipient of the 2014 Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award.

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Vicky Nguyen and Kaushik Dayal are Recipients of the Inaugural Eshleby Mechanics Award for Young Faculty

It gives me great pleasure to announce the outcome of the inaugural competition for the Eshelby Mechanics Award for Young Faculty. This award, created in 2012, will be annually given to rapidly emerging junior faculty who exemplify the creative use and development of mechanics. The intent of the award is to promote the field of mechanics, especially among young researchers. The selection committee consisted of: K. Ravi-chandar (UT Austin), Huajian Gao (Brown University), Kaushik Bhattacharya (Caltech), Roger Fosdick (Minnesota University), and Yonggang Huang (Northwestern University).

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Congratulations to Professors Jan Achenbach, Zdenek Bazant, Pol Spanos, Zhigang Suo and Wei Yang for receiving the ASME awards

In addition to the ASME awards related to the Applied Mechanics Division, some prestigious society awards will be given to mechanicians at the IMECE, Houston, Texas, in November 2012.

Professor Jan Achenbach  of Northwestern University will receive the ASME Medal.  [ASME Medal, established in 1920, is the highest award that the Society can bestow and is to recognize “eminently distinguished engineering achievement.”  Only one ASME Medal may be awarded annually.]

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2011 ASME Applied Mechanics Division (AMD) Annual Honors and Awards Banquet

This year the Annual ASME Applied Mechanics Division Honors and Awards Banquet was held on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 in Denver Colorado. I had the pleasure of presiding over the evening and distributing the AMD Division awards, AMD Student Paper Competition awards, and AMD-Haythornthwaite Foundation Travel Awards.  Below is a list of all the award recipients and I have attached a PDF with pictures of the awardees that evening. 

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Announcement of K.J. Bathe Award 2012

Dear all,

It is my great pleasure to announce that the Third K.J. Bathe Award, made every two years, will be awarded in 2012. This award is named to recognize the outstanding contributions made by Professor K.J. Bathe over many years to the field of computational engineering.  

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ASME Applied Mechanics Division Seeks Nominations for Awards

You can download a pdf file of this announcement.

The Applied Mechanics Division, of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, seeks nominations for the awards listed below. All the awards are international.  Neither the nominee nor the nominator need be a member of the ASME.  Further descriptions of the awards are given at http://divisions.asme.org/amd/Honors_Awards.cfm.

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Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA)

The Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) is a collaboration between the Agency for Science, Technology & REsearch (A*STAR), the National Unviersity of Singaproe (NUS) and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU). PhD training will be carried out in English at your chosen lab at A*STAR Research Institutes, NUS or NTU. Students will be supervised by distinguished and world-renowned researchers in these labs. Upon successful completion, students will be conferred a PhD degree by either NUS or NTU.

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Wing Kam Liu won the 2007 Robert Henry Thurston Lecture Award

At the 2007 ASME Congress, in Seattle, Professor Wing Kam Liu won the 2007 Robert Henry Thurston Lecture Award.  Wing Kam was a past chair of the Applied Mechanics Division, and has made seminal contributions in the field of computational mechanics.

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NSF Mini Travel Grants - 10th Pan American Congress Appl. Mech


The National Science Foundation (NSF) has made a recent award to help increase graduate student participation at the Tenth Pan American Congress of Applied Mechanics (PACAM X).  These awards will be made in the form of mini-travel grants ($500 - $1,000) for exceptionally qualified students to participate in PACAM X January 7-11, 2008, in beautiful Cancun, Mexico.

The 2007 Awards of Applied Mechanics Division

The Applied Mechanics Division, of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), administers 5 awards.  The 2007 recipients are

Mimics Innovation Awards 2007 Winners Announced!

June 1st  2007, Materialise announced the winners of the Mimics Innovation Awards 2007 at the International Mimics User Group Meeting in Washington, D.C. 

We congratulate:

 

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2006 American Academy of Mechanics awards - Call for nominations

From Robert M. McMeeking (UC Santa Barbara).

The American Academy of Mechanics calls for nominations for two awards from its members:

The 2006 American Academy of Mechanics Outstanding Service Award

Preliminary nominations should consist of a one-page letter describing the outstanding service of the nominee to the Academy as well as to the profession, along with a one-page biographical sketch of the nominee, together with the names of at least three people willing to write letters of support in the event that the Awards Committee requests them.

The 2006 American Academy of Mechanics Junior Award

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