P. S. Theocaris
The award in question is designed to recognize a senior individual for distinguished, innovative and outstanding work in optical methods and experimental mechanics.
In recognition of outstanding research applying optical methods to diagnose the mechanics of dynamic deformation and failure behavior solids.
Guruswami "Ravi" Ravichandran
Guruswami (Ravi) Ravichandran is the John E. Goode, Jr. Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and Otis Booth Leadership Chair of the Division of Engineering and Applied Science at the California Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Solid Mechanics and Structures from Brown University. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and Academia Europaea. He is a Fellow of AAM, ASME, and SEM. His awards include the Murray Lecture (SEM), Eringen Medal (SES), and Koiter Medal (ASME). His research interests include deformation, failure, dynamic behavior, micro/nano mechanics, active materials, cell mechanics, and experimental methods.
Past RecipientsThe Society acknowledges the following individuals who were given the P.S. Theocaris Award in the past.
|2019 - Michael A. Sutton||2017 - John Lambros||2015 - F. Chiang|
|2013 - A.J. Rosakis||2011 - C. Sciammarella||2009 - E. Gdoutos|
|2007 - I.M. Daniel|