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Jia-Liang Le, University of Minnesota

The 2019 SES Young Investigator Medal was awarded to Professor Jia-Liang Le of the University of Minnesota for “fundamental contributions to theoretical and computational modeling of probabilistic failure of quasibrittle materials.”

Pradeep Sharma, University of Houston

The 2019 James R. Rice Medal was awarded to Professor Pradeep Sharma of the University of Houston, “for creative contributions to understanding the science underpinning flexoelectricity and its applications to engineered and biological systems.”

Arif Masud, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The 2019 G. I. Taylor Medal was awarded to Professor Arif Masud of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, “for fundamental contributions to the theory of Stabilized and Variational Multiscale Methods in Computational Fluid Dynamics and their widespread adoption and utilization in industry and at national laboratories.”

Horacio Espinosa, Northwestern University

The 2019 W. Prager Medal was awarded to Professor Horacio Espinosa of Northwestern University, “in recognition of his influential and sustained fundamental contributions to the multiscale experimental characterization of novel materials and nanosystems.”

Evelyn Hu, Harvard University

The 2019 Cemal Eringen Medal was awarded to Professor Evelyn Hu of Harvard University, “for seminal contributions at the intersection of semiconductor electronics and
photonics, and leadership in nanoscale science and engineering.”

Nancy Sottos

The 2018 Engineering Science Medal of SES is awarded to Nancy Sottos, University of Illinois, for her singularly important contribution to the engineering science of self-healing materials.

Lallit Anand

The 2018 William Prager Medal of SES is awarded to Lallit Anand, MIT, for outstanding research contributions to large deformation plasticity theory that are becoming part of the core knowledge of the field and are having a significant impact on its development.

Howard Stone

The 2018 G.I. Taylor Medal of SES is awarded to Howard Stone, Princeton University, for seminal contributions to fluid dynamics research and education, particularly the understanding of low Reynolds number flows, microfluidics, interfacial phenomena, and biological fluid dynamics.

Ellen Arruda

The 2018 James R. Rice Medal of SES is awarded to Ellen Arruda, University of Michigan, for substantial contributions to the mechanics of engineering polymers and biological materials, with both fundamental and applied impact.

Nadine Aubry

SES has awarded the 2017 Taylor Medal to Nadine Aubry, Dean and Professor of the College of Engineering at Northeastern University. This award recognizes Professor Aubry's seminal contributions to the reduced modeling of turbulent and other flows, and judicious microfluidics.


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