Dr. JN Reddy, a Distinguished Professor and holder of the Oscar S. Wyatt Endowed Chair in Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, spoke at the CISMMS co-sponsored Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar on Thursday September 24th in Hackerman Hall B-17. His talk is entitled, ‘Large Deformation Analysis of Composite and Functionally Graded Shells: Recent Developments’.
Dr. Reddy has earned numerous award and honors, including: 1992 Worcester Reed Warner Medal and 1995 Charles Russ Richards Memorial Award of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the 2014 Raymond D. Mindlin Medal and the 1998 Nathan M. Newmark Medal from the American Society of Civil Engineers, the 2000 Excellence in the Field of Composites and 2004 Distinguished Research Award from the American Society for Composites, the 2003 Computational Solid Mechanics award from USACM, and the 2014 The IACM O.C. Zienkiewicz Award from the International Association of Computational Mechanics. In 2011, he was selected as the Honorary Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Dr. Reddy received honorary degrees (Honoris Causa) from the Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal in 2009 and Odlar Yurdu University, Baku, Azerbaijan in 2011. He is also a member of the National Academy of Engineering and fellow of the Indian Academy of Engineering.