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.

Award Guidelines      Award Nomination Form

 

2021 Recipient

For distinguished contributions to the mechanics of complex heterogeneous materials, autonomic materials systems and broad leadership in the field.

Nancy Sottos
Nancy Sottos is the Donald B. Willet Professor of Engineering in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is also a co-chair of the Molecular and Electronic Nanostructures Research Theme at the Beckman Institute. Sottos started her career at Illinois in 1991 after earning a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Delaware.

 

Past Recipients

The Society acknowledges the following individuals who were given the William M. Murray Lecture in the past.
 
2020 - Janice Dulieu-Barton 2019 - Kyung-Suk Kim 2018 - Fu-pen Chiang
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