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The D'Alembert Award for Multibody System Dynamics and The Lyapunov Award for Nonlinear Dynamics

The Technical Committee on Multibody Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics (MSND-TC) of the ASME Design Engineering Division solicits nominations for the D'Alembert Award and the Lyapunov Award. These awards will be presented at the 7th ASME International Conference on Multibody Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics and Control, as part of the ASME 2009 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences to be held in San Diego, California, August 30 - September 2, 2009.

The D'ALEMBERT AWARD is established to recognize lifelong contributions to the field of multibody system dynamics.

The LYAPUNOV AWARD is established to recognize lifelong contributions to the field of nonlinear dynamics.

Selection Criteria and Nomination Materials

Download: awards call document.

These awards recognize lifelong impact of research contributions, education and training of researchers and/or practitioners, and overall leadership in advancing the field. Nominations should include:

  1. a nomination letter describing the field of, and the impact of the nominee
  2. a curriculum vitae
  3. up to five letters of support. All nomination materials must be submitted in electronic (pdf) format.

Submission Instructions: Submit nomination materials before August 1, 2008 to Chair of the Awards Committee:

Professor Olivier A. Bauchau

Chair MSND-TC Awards Subcommittee

School of Aerospace Engineering

Georgia Institute of Technology

270 Ferst Street, SST Building, Rm. 212

Atlanta, GA 30332-0150

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