W. M. Murray Lecture

William M. Murray Lecture was initiated in 1952 as the Society’s prestige lecture.

It is presented each year as a continuing honor to Dr. William MacGregor Murray,
first president and long-time secretary-treasurer, for his many contributions to SEM.

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2018 Recipient
For your distinguished original contributions to photomechanics, optical metrology, applied optics, NDE, and experimental solid mechanics.‚Äč

Fu-pen Chiang
Fu-pen Chiang's research emphasis is on the development of optical and other experimental mechanics techniques and their applications to stress analysis (including NDE), fracture and fatigue of engineering and biological materials and structures. He has written over 400 journal and conference articles published in 58 archival journals and numerous conference proceedings. He has given invited lectures at 23 institutions in 17 countries and was a visiting faculty of Cambridge University (Cavendish Laboratory), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Lausanne), National Taiwan University, Tsinghua University (Beijing and Taiwan), among others. His research has been supported by NSF, ONR, AFOSR, ARO,, NIH, DOT and industrial concerns. He received Theocaris Award (2015), Frocht Award (2008) and Lazan Award (1993) from the Society of Experimental Mechanics and the Life Time Achievement Medal (2012) from the International Conference of Computational and Experimental Engineering and Sciences. In 2016 he received the Life Time Achievement Award from the European Society of Experimental Mechanics at the 17th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics held in Rhodes, Greece. He served as Editor of Int. J. Optics of Lasers in Engineering, Associate Editor of J. of Experimental Mechanics and ASME J. of Engineering Materials and Technology. He also served as Guest Editor for four special issues of J. Optical Engineering and has organized many international and national conferences.
 
Past Recipients
The Society acknowledges the following individuals who were given the William M. Murray Lecture in the past.

2017 - Kenneth M. Liechti
2016 - H. Espinosa
2015 - K.T. Ramesh
2014 - G. Ravichandran
2013 - M.A. Sutton
2012 - G.L. Cloud
2011 - A. Shukla
2010 - H. Aben
2009 - S. Nemat-Nasser
2008 - R.J. Pryputniewicz
2007 - D.L. Brown
2006 - D.A. Shockey
2005 - A.J. Rosakis
2004 - K. Ravi -Chandar
2003 - C.P. Burger
2002 - W.N. Sharpe, Jr.
2001 - C.A. Sciammarella
2000 - G.E. Maddux
1999 - Karl A. Stetson
1998 - I.M. Daniel
1997 - R.J. Clifton
1996 - J.F. Kalthoff
1995 - W.G. Knauss
1994 - K.G. McConnell
1993 - C.W. Smith
1992 - H.F. Brinson
1991 - H. Fessler
1990 - M.E. Fourney
1989 - J.F. Bell
1988 - M. Nisida
1987 - D.R. Harting
1986 - E.P. Popov
1985 - E. Somer
1984 - C.C. Perry
1983 - A.S. Kobayashi
1982 - R. Mark
1981 - L.J. Broutman
1980 - A. Bray
1979 - J.W. Dally
1978 - R.K. Muller
1977 - W.E. Cooper
1976 - J.E. Starr
1975 - N.M. Newmark
1974 - C.E. Taylor
1973 - G.R. Irwin
1972 - M.M. Leven
1971 - D. Post
1970 - B.F. Langer
1969 - T.J. Dolan
1968 - C. Lipson
1967 - D.C. Drucker
1966 - E. Wenk, Jr.
1965 - A.J. Durelli
1964 - S.S. Manson
1963 - H.L. Dryden
1962 - R.D. Mindlin
1961 - E. Orowan
1960 - R.E. Peterson
1959 - M.M. Frocht
1958 - N. J. Hoff
1957 - C.E. Crede
1956 - B.J. Lazan
1955 - A.C. Ruge
1954 - M. Hetényi
1953 - S. Timoshenko
1952 - William M. Murray


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