Leszek Demkowicz , aerospace engineering professor at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded the Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz Medal by the Polish Association for Computational Mechanics (PACM). PACM recognizes Demkowicz for his outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the computational mechanics field over the last two years. Demkowicz was honored at the 18th international conference on Computer Methods in Mechanics May 18 in Zielona Góra, Poland.

Demkowicz holds the Chevron Centennial Fellowship in Engineering No. 2.