Prof. Raymond D. Mindlin

2019: Professor Roberto Ballarini, University of Houston

Are Configurational Forces Real Forces?

2018: Professor Huajian Gao, Brown University

Mechanics of Cell-Nanomaterial Interactions: Applications in Nanomedicine and Nanotoxicity

  2017: Prof. Franz-Josef Ulm, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Urban Physics: Is New York a Liquid or a Solid? A New Quantitative Engineering Mechanics Approach to Cities

2016: Prof. J. Tsinley Oden, University of Texas - Austin
Foundations of Predictive Computational Science: Selection and Validation of Models of Complex Systems in the Presence of Uncertainty

2015: Prof. Alan Needleman, Texas A&M University
Modeling Ductile Fracture Toughness and Fracture Surface Roughness

2014: Prof. Zhigang Suo, Harvard University
Soft Machines

2013: Prof. Thomas J.R. Hughes, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, University of Texas at Austin
Isogeometric Analysis

2012:  Prof. Yannis F. Dafalias, University of California at Davis and National Technical University at Athens
  Challenging the Paradigm of Critical State Soil Mechanics: The Role of Fabric   video

2011: Prof. Ares J. Rosakis, California Institute of Technology
Identifying The Unique Ground Motion Signatures of Supershear Earthquakes: The One-Two Punch Effect on High-Rise Buildings

2009: Prof. James R. Rice, Harvard University
Some Fluid-Solid Interactions in Earthquake and Glacier Dynamics

2007: Prof. Jan D.Achenbach, Northwestern University
From Rayleigh to Lamb to Mindlin: The Story of Waves in an Elastic layer - with a recent addition

2006: Zdenek P. Bazant, Northwestern University
Scaling of Failure of Quasibrittle Composite and Thin Films: Asymptotic Matching

2005: Dr. Ken P. Chong, The National Science Foundation
Nano Science and Engineering in Mechanics

2004: Prof. John W. Hutchinson, Harvard University
Micron Scale Plasticity

News: ASCE Creates Raymond Mindlin Medal