Solid Mechanics Fellows

Alberto Corigliano

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
20133 Milano
Italy

email: alberto.corigliano@polimi.it

Prize awarded at: 9th European Solid Mechanics Conference 6 – 10 July 2015

Antonio DeSimone

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.

SISSA Mathlab
Mathematical Analysis, Modelling, and Applications
Via Bonomea 265
34136 Trieste
Italy

email: antonio.desimone@sissa.it

Prize awarded at: 9th European Solid Mechanics Conference 6 – 10 July 2015

Gerhard Holzapfel

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
Kronesgasse 5-I
A-8010 Graz, Austria

email: holzapfel@tugraz.at

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
M&O Building
University of Liverpool
Liverpool, L69 3BX
UK

email:abm@liv.ac.uk

Prize awarded at: 9th European Solid Mechanics Conference 6 – 10 July 2015

Thomas Pardoen

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
bte L5.02.02
1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
Belgium

email: thomas.pardoen@uclouvain.be

Prize awarded at: 9th European Solid Mechanics Conference 6 – 10 July 2015

Marc Geers

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
The Netherlands

email: m.g.d.geers@tue.nl

Prize awarded at: 8th European Solid Mechanics Conference 9 – 13 July 2012

Jean-Baptiste Leblond

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
France

email:jbl@lmm.jussieu.fr

Prize awarded at: 8th European Solid Mechanics Conference 9 – 13 July 2012

Javier Llorca

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
28040 Madrid
Spain

email: javier.llorca@upm.es

Prize awarded at: 8th European Solid Mechanics Conference 9 – 13 July 2012

Davide Bigoni

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
I-38123 Trento
Italy

email: bigoni@ing.unitn.it

Prize awarded at: 7th European Solid Mechanics Conference 7 – 11 September 2009

Felix Chernousko

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
Moscow 119526
Russia

email: chern@ipmnet.ru

Prize awarded at: 7th European Solid Mechanics Conference 7 – 11 September 2009

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
Nijenborgh 4
9747 AG, Groningen
The Netherlands

email: E.van.der.Giessen@rug.nl

Prize awarded at: 7th European Solid Mechanics Conference 7 – 11 September 2009

Olivier Allix

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.

L.M.T. Cachan
61 Avenue du Président Wilson
94235 Cachan Cedex
France

email: allix@lmt.ens-cachan.fr

Prize awarded at: 6th European Solid Mechanics Conference 28 August – 1 September 2006

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 University
Engineering Department
Trumpington Street
Cambridge, CB2 1PZ
UK

email: naf1@eng.cam.ac.uk

Prize awarded at: 6th European Solid Mechanics Conference 28 August – 1 September 2006

Paul Steinmann

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
Paul-Gorndan-Str. 3
91052 Erlangen
Germany

email: paul.steinmann@ltm.uni-erlangen.de

Prize awarded at: 6th European Solid Mechanics Conference 28 August – 1 September 2006