C.T. Sun Medal

 

 In honor of C.T. Sun, a world leader in mechanics of composite materials, this award is presented to 

  • Recognize continued distinguished contribution to, and demonstrated promotion of, the field of mechanics of composite materials over an extended period of time emphasizing high impact engineering solutions 
  • Acknowledge high professionalism 
  • Acknowledge the strong mentoring of and influence on colleagues, especially younger colleagues 
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The Award is presented to foster and recognize the values that CT Sun treasured and inspired, and that his friends and colleagues admired, namely leadership in the profession consisting of 

  • Excellence in mechanics of composite materials research 
  • Excellence in mechanics of composite materials education 
  • Mentoring of colleagues, especially younger colleagues

 

 Eligibility Criteria 

To be eligible for the medal, the nominees must be characterized by 

  • Demonstrated preeminence in the mechanics of composite materials 
  • Continued distinguished contributions to, and demonstrated promotion of, the field of 

 

mechanics of composite materials over an extended period of time emphasizing practical solutions 

  • Acknowledged high professionalism 
  • Acknowledged strong mentoring of and influence on colleagues 

 

CT Sun Medal Selection Committee members are ineligible for the award during their service on the committee. No other eligibility restrictions for the award nominees will be enforced.


Nominations 

All nominations must be submitted to the ASC Vice President by the nomination deadline of July 1st of the year preceding the award presentation. This deadline is permitted to be adjusted in future years by the Selection Committee. Nominators shall be current members of ASC.


2017
Dr. C.T. Sun 
Purdue