Warner T. Koiter Medal

The Warner T. Koiter Medal, established in 1996, is bestowed in recognition of distinguished contributions to the field of solid mechanics with special emphasis on the effective blending of theoretical and applied elements of the discipline, and on a high degree of leadership in the international solid mechanics community. 

The award was funded by the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, to honor Warner T. Koiter for his fundamental work in nonlinear stability of structures in the most general sense, for his diligence in the effective application of these theories, his international leadership in mechanics, and his effectiveness as a teacher and researcher.

Form of Award: $2000, Bronze Medal, Certificate and Travel expense supplement to attend the award presentation.
Limitation(s): None
Administrative Responsibility: Applied Mechanics Division
Nomination Deadline: September 15
Nomination Sent To: Warner T. Koiter Medal Committee Chair
Committee Chair: Pradeep Sharma
E-mail: psharma@central.uh.edu
Awarded By: Committee on Honors (COH)



1997 Warner T. Koiter 2011 James G. Simmonds
1998 Viggo Tvergaard 2012 Erik Van der Giessen
1999 Charles R. Steele 2013 Norman A. Fleck
2000 Giulio Maier 2014 Guruswami Ravichandran
2001 Wolfgang G. Knauss 2015 Kaushik Bhattacharya
2002 James K. Knowles 2016 Pedro Ponte CastaƱeda
2003 David R.J. Owen 2017 Wei Yang
2004 Zenon Mróz    
2005 Raymond W. Ogden    
2006 Pierre Suquet
2007 C.T. Sun
2008 Richard D. James
2009 Stelios Kyriakides
2010 Nicolas Triantafyllidis