Award Name : Timoshenko Medal
Year of Award : 2014
Award for : Science and Engineering
Location : Santa Barbara, California, United States
Dr. McMeeking came to UCSB in 1985 as Professor of Materials and of Mechanical and Environmental Engineering. He was Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Environmental Engineering at UCSB in 1992-1995 and again during 1999-2003. He has published over 200 scientific papers on such subjects as plasticity, fracture mechanics, computational methods, glaciology, tough ceramics, composite materials, materials processing, powder consolidation and sintering, ferroelectrics, structural evolution, nanotribology, actuating structures, blast and fragment protection of structures, biomechanics and the mechanics of the cell and cytoskeleton. In 1983, Professor McMeeking was a Science and Engineering Research Council Senior Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University.He received Timoshenko Medal in 2014.