Thomas J. R. Hughes has been awarded the 2009 Theodore von Karman Medal by the Engineering Mechanics Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Mary Wheeler was selected to receive the SIAM Theodore von Karman Prize.

Kendra Harris, the special projects coordinator for Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded the department’s 2008-09 Staff Excellence Award.

Stelios Kyriakides has been selected to receive an Honorary Doctorate  from INSA Lyon (Institut national des sciences applique´es de Lyon) of France.

Ivo Babuska has been selected to receive a most cited author award by the Elsevier Journal.