Richard D. James

Education

Sc. B., Engineering, Brown University, 1974
Ph. D., Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1979

Experiences

1998 - Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics, University of Minnesota
1991 - Professor, Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics, University of Minnesota
2001 - 2011 Russell J. Penrose Professor, Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics, University of Minnesota
1985 - 1991 Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics, University of Minnesota
1981 - 1985 Assistant Professor, Division of Engineering, Brown University
1979 - 1980 Research Fellow in Mechanics and Thermodynamics, University of Minnesota

Awards & Honors

2014 Theodore von Kármán Prize, shared with Weinan E (Princeton), Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
2009 Brown Engineering Alumni Medal, Brown University
2008 William Prager Medal, Society of Engineering Science
2008 Warner T. Koiter Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
2007 Honorary Consultant Professorship, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
2006 Alexander von Humboldt Senior Research Award, Humbold Foundation, German
2006 John von Neumann Professorship, TU Munich, German
2002 Mary Shepard B. Upson Visiting Chair, College of Engineering, Cornell University
1999 Rothschild Visiting Professor, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge University, UK
1999 Cambridge University Best Paper Award, ASME/SPIE Smart Materials
1998 Distinguished McKnight University Professor, University of Minnesota
1997 Fellow, American Academy of Mechanics
1997 Featured Review, in Mathematical Reviews
1993 Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Term I
1991 George Taylor Distinguished Research Award, Institute of Technology, University of Minnesota
1976 - 1978    IBM Fellow, Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University


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