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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. Hughes Young Investigator Award.  This award, which includes a medal, a plaque, and an honorarium of $1,500, will be presented at the AMD Honors and Awards Banquet, tentatively scheduled on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, during the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, to be held in Phoenix, Arizona, November 11-17, 2016.

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.

Professor Reis received this award for his outstanding contributions to experimental mechanics, with specific recognition for his studies related to nonlinear instability phenomena in slender structures, and the exploitation of such instabilities for novel functionalities.

Peter Wriggers, Chair
AMD Executive Committee


Sung Hoon Kang's picture

Congratulations, Pedro!

Zhigang Suo's picture

Best wishes for a brilliant career.  

mohamedlamine's picture

Prosperity wishes.

Pedro Camanho's picture

Parabéns Pedro, um abraço!

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