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Mary Boyce and Huajian Gao elected to the National Academy of Engineering

National Academy of Engineering Elects

66 Members and 10 Foreign Associates

                   WASHINGTON — The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 66 new members and 10 foreign associates, announced NAE President Charles M. Vest today. This brings the total U.S. membership to 2,254 and the number of foreign associates to 206.

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Professor David Barnett to Receive the A.C. Eringen Medal from SES

Professor David Barnett of Stanford University will receive the A.C. Eringen Medal from the Society of Engineering Science (SES). The prize is awarded in recognition of sustained outstanding achievements in Engineering Science. Professor Barnett will receive his award during the 49th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science to be held at Georgia Institute of Technology from October 9-12, 2012.

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Professor Markus J. Buehler to Receive the 2012 SES Young Investigator Medal from SES

Professor Markus J. Buehler of MIT will receive the 2012 SES Young Investigator Medal from the Society of Engineering Science (SES).

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Professor Kyung-Suk Kim to Receive Engineering Science Medal from SES

Professor Kyung-Suk Kim of Brown University will receive the 2012 Engineering Science Medal from the the Society of Engineering Science (SES). The prize, which consists of a plaque and a check for $2000, is awarded in recognition of a singularly important contribution to Engineering Science.  Professor Kim will receive his award during the 49th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science to be held at Georgia Institute of Technology from October 9-12, 2012.

2012 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN MEDAL IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

2012 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN MEDAL IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Zvi Hashin, Ph.D. 
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv, Israel 

Citation: For groundbreaking contributions to the accurate analysis of composite materials, which have enabled practical engineering designs of lightweight composite structures, commonly used today in aerospace, marine, automotive, and civil infrastructure.

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Professor Huajian Gao is awarded the Rodney Hill Prize 2012

The Rodney Hill Prize for 2012 is awarded to Professor Huajian Gao of Brown University, USA. 

This prize, which consists of a plaque and a check for $25,000 (twenty-five thousand US Dollars), is to be awarded in recognition of outstanding research in the field of solid mechanics. The prize is to be awarded every 4 years, to coincide with the quadrennial International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM). The first prize was awarded at ICTAM 2008 in Adelaide.

Francis Charles Moon named the 2012 Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Award Winner

Francis Charles Moon is named the 2012 Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Award Winner.

The Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Award was 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.

David J. Benson named the 2012 Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award Winner

David J. Benson is named the 2012 Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award Winner.

The Applied Mechanics Award was established in 1988 by the ASME Applied Mechanics Division. The Award was 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.

Speech of Acceptance of the 2011 Timoshenko Medal by Alan Needleman

Alan NeedlemanApplied Mechanics Division Honors & Awards Banquet, 15 November 2011, Hyatt Regency, Centennial Ballroom A&B, Third Level.

John W. Hutchinson is awarded the Ludwig-Prandtl-Ring

Professor John W. Hutchinson, of Harvard University, will receive the 2012 Ludwig-Prandtl-Ring.  The award is the highest honor bestowed by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Luft- und Raumfahrt, the German Society for Aeronautics and Astronautics.   Ludwig Prandtl was a great pioneer of modern Aerodynamics.  The Ludwig-Prandtl-Ring is awarded annually to the maximum of one individual for outstanding contributions to Aeronautics and Astronautics.   

Hassan Aref died this weekend

With deep sorrow we write to  convey the sad news that Hassan Aref has just passed away.  According to an email from Ishwar Puri, Head of the Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, of Virginia Tech, Professor Hassan Aref went on an extended weekend visit to his home in Illinois on Thursday night.  He died there on Friday, sitting in his chair.

Katia Bertoldi is new Editor of the iMechanica Journal Club

Katia BertoldiKatia Bertoldi, of Harvard University, has graciously accepted our invitation to be Editor of the iMechanica Journal Club. Katia has a knack to organize really interesting and inspiring symposia and workshops.  Here are two examples:

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French Republic Knights Professor Ravichandran

G. Ravichandran, John E. Goode, Jr. Professor of Aerospace and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Director of the Graduate Aerospace Laboratories (GALCIT) has been selected to receive the Chevalier de l'ordre des Palmes Académiques, which is the Knight grade of the French Republic's Order of Academic Palms. Founded by Napoleon in 1808 to honor educators and scholars,  this distinction recognizes eminent personalities who have made significant contributions to the development of French culture, science, and education.

Alan Needleman will receive the 2011 Timoshenko Medal

needlemanWe have just learned that Professor Alan Needleman, of the University of North Texas, will receive the 2011 Timoshenko Medal.

Professor Frank A. McClintock passed away at the age of 90

 

Frank A. McClintock, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT, passed away on Feb. 20, in the Briarwood Health Care facility in Needham, Mass. at the age of 90.

After getting his Ph.D. from Caltech in 1950, Frank (MIT ’43, SM ’43) was named assistant professor at MIT and served at the Department of Mechanical Engineering until he retired in 1990 and became professor emeritus. 

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