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2015 Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award - Professor James R. Barber

2015 Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award - Professor James R. Barber

The Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division is pleased to announce and congratulate Professor James R. Barber, University of Michigan, as the recipient of the 2015 Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award. This award will be presented at the AMD Honors and Awards Banquet, tentatively scheduled on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, during the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, to be held in Houston, Texas, November 13-19, 2015.

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.

Professor Barber received this award for sustained contributions to contact Mechanics and elasticity. His work is characterized by exemplary clarity and precision, ranging from rigorous proofs of general theorems in mechanics to the development of methods for direct use in industry.

The award, which includes a medal, a plaque, and an honorarium of $1,500, will be presented at the AMD Honors and Awards Banquet, during the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, to be held in Houston, Texas, November 13-19, 2015.

Huajian Gao, Chair

AMD Executive Committee

 

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Hearty congratulations, Prof. Barber!

And shall I say that we do expect you to continue offering us marvellous insights of the kind that you once did, elaborating on Prof. Ballirini's and others' points, here [^].

Anyway, congratulations, once again...

Best regards,

--Ajit

[E&OE]

 

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and the motivation is very appropriate:  His work is characterized by exemplary clarity and precision, ranging from rigorous proofs of general theorems in mechanics to the development of methods for direct use in industry.

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