ICCES2023 Awards Recipients
The Satya N. Atluri Award
Prof Wei Shyy
Professor Wei Shyy
Former President, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China

ICCES Citation: For his sustained contributions to using computational fluid dynamics to model the low Reynolds number aerodynamics, combustion, and propulsion.

Professor Wei Shyy was the President of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) from 2018 to 2022.  He first joined HKUST in August 2010 as Provost and Chair Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.  Prior to this, he was Clarence L. “Kelly” Johnson Collegiate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Aerospace Engineering of the University of Michigan.  He was previously with the University of Florida and GE Research and Development Center in Schenectady, New York. 
The Lifetime Achievement Award
Prof. Gengdong CHENG
Dalian University of Technology (DUT), China

ICCES Citation: For his outstanding contributions to developing innovative computational methods in topology optimizations, and material and structural homogenizations.

Professor Gengdong CHENG graduated from Peking University in 1964 and received his Ph.D. from Department of Solid Mechanics, the Technical University of Denmark in 1980. He was elected as a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 1995 and served as President of Dalian University of Technology (DUT), China, during the period 1995-2006.
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The ICCES Eric Reissner Award
Prof. Xiaojing Zheng
Xidian University, China

ICCES Citation: For her pioneer contribution to climate change and sustainability research by developing computational fluid dynamics and turbulence modeling to study the formation and characteristics of aeolian sand streamers.

Xiaojing Zheng, female, PhD, professor in Mechanics, academician of CAS and TWAS, director of the Research Center for Applied Mechanics, Xidian University, the former vice-chairman of the China Association for Science and Technology. Currently, she is members of TWAS Membership Advisory Committee in Engineering Sciences and the ICTAM Congress Committee, the editor-in-chief of ‘Acta Mechanica Sinica’, associate editor-in-chief of ‘Flow’ (JFM sister journal), etc. 
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The ICCES Distinguished Fellow
Prof. Zhuo ZHUANG
Prof. Zhuo Zhuang
School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

ICCES CitationFor his contribution to computational plasticity and crystal plasticity research.

Zhuo ZHUANG, Professor, School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University. Vice President of International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM). Ph.D., University College Dublin, Ireland, 1995. Honorary Doctor Degree (EngD), Swansea University, UK, 2017. Chief scientist of national fundamental research projects of China.  Read More
Prof. Huiling DUAN
College of Engineering, Peking University, China
Prof. Huiling Duan
College of Engineering, Peking University, China

ICCES Citation: For her contribution to computational homogenizations of composite and heterogeneous materials with interfaces.

Dr. Huiling Duan is Chang Jiang Chair Professor, and Dean of College of Engineering at Peking University. Her area of expertise lies in the interface mechanics of complex media, including mechanics of heterogeneous and complex materials, microstructural design and fabrication methodology of functional composites and advanced materials, and interfacial interaction between fluids and solids with bio-inspired functional surface microstructures. She published more than 200 peer-reviewed journal papers on PNAS, Phys. Rev. Lett., J. Mech. Phys. Solids, Nature Comm., Science Advances, Advances in Applied Mechanics, Applied Mechanics Review, and J. Fluid Mechanics, etc.
Prof. Jian-Ying Wu
South China University of Technology, China

ICCES CitationFor his contribution to phase field modeling of fracture and material damage.

Prof. Jian-Ying WuDepartment of Civil Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510641, China.
J. Y. Wu, Professor and Vice Dean of the School of Civil Engineering and Transportation at South China University of Technology; Distinguished Young Scholars of the National Natural Science Foundation of China; Vice Director of the State Key Laboratory of Subtropic Building and City Science, China.
Main research interests: Constitutive Modeling of Engineering Materials, Damage and Fracture Mechanics, Computational Failure Mechanics of Solids and Structures. 
The Kobayashi Award
Professor Shiro Biwa
Kyoto University, Japan

ICCES Citation: For sustained contributions to ultrasonic nondestructive evaluation and structural health monitoring.

Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
Shiro Biwa received the degrees of Bachelor, Master and Doctor of Engineering from Kyoto University in 1990, 1992 and 1995, respectively, in major of mechanical engineering. After working at Kyoto University (1995-1998) and Nagoya University (1998-2004), he was an Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Energy Science, Kyoto University (2004-2009) and has been a Professor in the Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University since 2009.
The Wei-zang Chien Award
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Professor Honghua Dai
Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

ICCES Citation: In recognition of his seminal contributions to high performance time domain methods for nonlinear dynamical problems in aerospace engineering.

Honghua Dai received his B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), Xi’an, China, in 2009. He achieved the PhD degree in flight vehicle design from the School of Astronautics, NPU, in 2014. He had been a visiting PhD student in University of California, Irvine from 2010 to 2012 focusing on computational nonlinear dynamics. He is now a Professor with the School of Astronautics, NPU.
Professor Leiting Dong
Beihang University, China

ICCES Citation: For his outstanding contributions to digital aerospace engineering.

Leiting Dong is currently the Deputy Dean of Scientific Research of the School of Aeronautic Science & Engineering of Beihang University. He focuses his studies in digital engineering methods for the design and sustainment of aircraft structures. Special interests include fatigue damage tolerance and durability of metal structures, multiscale analysis and design of composite materials structures, structural survivability design and ballistic protection.
ICCES Outstanding Young Researcher Award

Jun Yin
Jun Yin
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Luwen Zhang
Luwen Zhang
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Mi Xiao
Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Zhongqiang Zhang
Jiangsu University

Zhuojia Fu
Hohai University

ICCES Best Student Paper Award

  • "Calibration of Railway Ballast Modeling Using Level Set Discrete Element Method", by Haoran Jiang, Opu Chandra Debanath, Reid Kawamoto, Takashi Matsushima, Shuichi Adachi and Masahiro Miwa

  • "Molecular Dynamics Investigations of Hydrogen-Enriched Natural Gas Permeation in Polyethylene", by Dukui Zheng, Jingfa Li, Bo Yu, Yafan Yang, Dongxu Han, Jianli Li, Zhiqiang Huang and Yindi Zhang

  • "Copula-based Multi-structure Damage Co-diagnosis and Prognosis for the Fleet Maintenance Digital Twin", by Xuan Zhou, Claudio Sbarufatti, Marco Giglio and Leiting Dong

  • "Numerical Study on Reduction in Aerodynamic Drag and Noise of High-Speed Pantograph", by Deng Qin, Xing Du, Tian Li and Jiye Zhang

  • "Generating Second-Order Stokes Waves Using a Cylinder-Shaped Plunger – Theoretical Derivations & SPH Simulations", by Yucheng Sui, Ming He, Xueyan Li and Yujie Meng

  • "A Φ-Differential Privacy Scheme for Incentive-based Demand Response in Smart Grid", by Xuyan Yao, Yutong Wu, Jiahe Su, Rui Huang and Yuan Tian