Leszek Demkowicz has been awarded the Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz Medal by the Polish Association for Computational Mechanics (PACM).

Daniel Torczynski, an aerospace engineering senior at The University of Texas at Austin, has been chosen as a Fulbright scholar.

A special edition of Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering was dedicated to J. Tinsley Oden in honor of his 70th birthday.

The University of Texas (UT) at Austin, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics has been selected by Raytheon Missile Systems to conduct research on a next-generation Small Unmanned Air System (SUAS).

J. Tinsley Oden has earned the 2009 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession.