Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

We are pleased to announce the USACM 2023 Awards:

John von Neumann Medal:  Tayfun Tezduyar, Rice University and Waseda University

The Belytschko Medal: David Benson, Ansys

Thomas J.R. Hughes Medal: Kenneth Jansen, University of Colorado Boulder

J. Tinsley Oden MedalKaren Willcox, The University of Texas at Austin

Gallagher Young Investigator Medal: Jinhui Yan, University of Illiois Urbana-Champaign

USACM FellowsAlireza Doostan, University of Colorado Boulder; Hector Gomez, Purdue University; Habib Najm, Sandia National Laboratories; Siddiq Qidwai, National Science Foundation; Rekha Rao, Sandia National Laboratories; Karen Willcox, The University of Texas at Austin

Honors and Awards Descriptions

Honors and Awards Guidelines

Award Recipients


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