William Prager Medal in Solid Mechanics
G. I. Taylor Medal in Fluid Mechanics

Principal Guideline

Each award consists of a medal bearing the likeness of the person for whom the award is named and a monetary award of $2000. Recipients will give an address at the annual meeting of the Society.

The William Prager Medal is awarded for outstanding research contributions in either theoretical or experimental Solid Mechanics or both.

The G. I. Taylor Medal is awarded for outstanding research contributions in either theoretical or experimental Fluid Mechanics or both.

The recipients need not be members of the Society, but become a lifetime members upon receipt of the medals.

 

William Prager Medal Recipients:

1983: D. C. Drucker
1986: Rodney J. Clifton
1988: James R. Rice
1989: Richard M. Christensen
1991: John W. Hutchinson
1994: George J. Dvorak
1996: Zdenek P. Bazant
1998: John R. Willis
1999: K. L. Johnson
2000: L. B. Freund
2001: Jan D. Achenbach
2002: Sia Nemat-Nasser
2004: Salvatore Torquato
2006: Alan Needleman
2007: Graeme Milton

G. I. Taylor Medal Recipients:

1984: Sir James Lighthill, Sydney Goldstein
1988: A. Acrivos
1990: Daniel D. Joseph
1993: William S. Saric
1995: Steve Orszag
1997: George K. Batchelor
1999: Grigory I. Barenblatt
2001: Stephen H. Davis
2003: Tony Maxworthy

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