B. J. Lazan
The award honors inventors, developers or contributors to the introduction of new devices or methods.
Nominations are solicited from the general membership by the Honors Committee.
For outstanding original technical contributions to experimental mechanics.
Eann Patterson has held the AA Griffith Chair in Structural Materials and Mechanics at the University of Liverpool since 2011. Before moving to Michigan State University in 2004 as Department Chair, he was awarded his bachelor’s degree and Ph.D. by the University of Sheffield where he was appointed a lecturer in 1985, a professor in 1997 and became Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2001. He was the 2014 Hsue-Shen Tsien Professor of Engineering Sciences at the Institute of Mechanics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing. His research interests are in the application of experimental mechanics in the aerospace, bioengineering and energy industries.
The Society acknowledges the following individuals who were given the B.J. Lazan Award in the past.
|2018 - Daniel Rittel||1999 - D.F. Adams||1979 - M. Leven|
|2017 - F. Pierron||1998 - M.Y.Y. Hung||1978 - W.T. Bean|
|2016 - D. Adams||1997 - J. McKelvie||1977 - G.R. Irwin|
|2015 - M. Grediac||1996 - A.J. Rosakis||1976 - J.C. Telinde|
|2014 - F. Hild||1995 - C.W. Smith||1975 - M.E. Fourney|
|2013 - G.S. Schajer||1993 - F-P. Chiang||1974 - J.F. Bell|
|2012 - K.T. Ramesh||1992 - W.H. Peters III||1973 - S.S. Manson|
|2011 - N. Sottos||1992 - M.A. Sutton||1972 - D. Post|
|2010 - I. Emri||1992 - W.F. Ranson||1971 - D.R. Harting|
|2009 - E. Gdoutos||1991 - C.A. Sciammarella||1970 - F. Zandman|
|2008 - H.D. Espinosa||1990 - M.M. Lemcoe||1969 - A.C. Ruge|
|2007 - S. Nemat-Nasser||1989 - H.F. Brinson||1968 - G. Ellis|
|2006 - Y.J. Chao||1988 - S.P. Wnuk|
|2005 - G. Ravichandran||1987 - D.L. Brown|
|2004 - Y. Morimoto||1986 - A.J. Durelli|
|2003 - K.M. Liechti||1985 - A. Lagarde|
|2002 - A. Shukla||1984 - I.M. Daniel|
|2001 - W.N. Sharpe, Jr.||1983 - K.A. Stetson|
|2000 - W.G. Knauss||1982 - S.J. Green|
|1981 - A.S. Kobayashi|
|1980 - J.E. Starr|