Solid Mechanics Fellows
Professor William Curtin
For his seminal contributions in modeling of mechanical behavior of materials from quantum to continuum scales, especially for predictive models of metal plasticity and composite failure, and concurrent multiscale methods.
EPFL STI IGM LAMMM
MED 3 1026 (Batiment MED)
Professor Samuel Forest
For his outstanding contributions to metallurgy and mechanics of materials, based on original models coupled with innovative and powerful numerical methods.
Centre des Matériaux, Mines Paris
Paristech CNRS UMR 7633
F-91003 Evry Cedex
Professor Wolfgang Wall
For his seminal contributions to the computational modeling of challenging solid mechanics and multi-physics scenarios, including fluid-structure interaction, contact, biophysics and biomedical problems.
Institute for Computational Mechanics
Technical University of Munich
85748 Garching b. München
In appreciation for his seminal contributions to the material and structural mechanics, particularly in elastoplasticity, composite damage, parameter identification, microsystems and for the promotion of initiatives in the Italian and international scientific community.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32
In appreciation for his seminal contributions towards understanding the macroscopic response of phase transforming solids arising from evolving microscopic domains, and more recent work on the mechanics of biological locomotion at microscopic scales.
Mathematical Analysis, Modelling, and Applications
Via Bonomea 265
For seminal contributions to biomechanics, embracing experiments, continuum mechanics modelling and finite element implementations for a variety of soft biological tissues including artery walls, heart tissue and brain tissue.
Institute of Biomechanics
Graz University of Technology
A-8010 Graz, Austria
Prize awarded in 2015
Alexander B. Movchan
In appreciation for his significant contributions to modelling of fracture, defects in solids, and wave propagation in structured media.
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Liverpool
Liverpool, L69 3BX
In appreciation for his seminal contributions to the multiscale mechanics of materials and systems, including plasticity and ductile failure of advanced materials, and mechanics of thin films.
Ecole Polytechnique de Louvain
IMAP - Materials and process engineering
Place Sainte Barbe 2
In appreciation for his outstanding contributions to the fields of solid and computational mechanics including in particular micromechanics, multiscale methods and homogenization, and damage mechanics.
Eindhoven University of Technology
Department of Mechanical Engineering
P.O. Box 513
5600 MB Eindhoven
For his outstanding contributions to transformation plasticity, to the numerical simulation of welding and to the mechanics and micromechanics of brittle and ductile fracture.
Institut Jean le Rond d'Alembert
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
4 place Jussieu
75252 Paris Cedex 05
In recognition for his contributions to understanding the relationship between microstructure and the mechanical properties of materials by means of novel computational and experimental tools as well as multi-scale modelling strategies.
Department of Materials Science
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
E. T. S. de Ingenieros de Caminos Canales y Puertos
In appreciation for his outstanding contributions to the field of solid mechanics including in particular penetrating analyses related to the stability of deformation of engineering and geological materials.
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e Meccanica
Università di Trento
via Mesiano, 77
In recognition of his major contributions to applied and nonlinear dynamics, to optimal control of mechanical systems and to the technological development of spacecrafts, climbing robots and multilinl mechanisms based on efficient numerical methods.
Institute for Problems in Mechanics
Russian Academy of Sciences
pr. Vernadskogo 101-1
Erik van der Giessen
For his seminal contributions in the field of solid mechanics from macroscopic continuum plasticity to computational micro-mechanics, especially multi-scale plasticity of metals and for being a warm and inspiring teacher.
University of Groningen
Department of Applied Physics
Materials Science Center
9747 AG, Groningen
In recognition of his merits in applied mechanics, modeling of composites, multiscale theory, identification and validation, as well as his activities in the International Mechanics community.
61 Avenue du Président Wilson
94235 Cachan Cedex
Norman A. Fleck
For his crucial role in the worldwide upsurge of interest in strain-gradient plasticity and for his equally important influence in many other areas of the micromechanics of solids.
Cambridge, CB2 1PZ
In appreciation of his merits in the broad fields of continuum mechanics, computational mechanics and material theories as well as his activities in the European mechanics community.
Lehrstuhl für Technische Mechanik