The Technical Committee on Multibody Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics (MSND-TC) of the ASME Design Engineering Division solicits nominations for the D'Alembert Award and the Lyapunov Award. These awards will be presented at the 6th ASME International Conference on Multibody Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics and Control, as part of the ASME 2007 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, September, 2007.

The D'Alembert Award is established to recognize lifelong contributions to the field of multibody system dynamics.

The Lyapunov Award is established to recognize lifelong contributions to the field of nonlinear dynamics.

Selection Criteria and Nomination Materials

These awards recognize lifelong impact of research contributions, education and training of researchers and/or practitioners, and overall leadership in advancing the field. Nominations should include (1) a nomination letter describing the field of, and the impact of, the nominee, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) up to five letters of support. All nomination materials must be submitted in electronic (pdf) format.

Submission Instructions

Submit nomination materials before
July 1, 2006
to either one of the Co-Chairs of the Awards Subcommittee.

Professor Olivier A. Bauchau

Co-Chair MSND-TC Awards

School of Aerospace Engineering

Georgia Institute of Technology

270 Ferst Street, SST Building, Rm. 212

Atlanta, GA 30332-0150


Tel: (404) 894-0042

Fax: (404) 894-2760

Professor Noel C. Perkins

Co-Chair MSND-TC Awards Subcommittee

Mechanical Engineering

University of Michigan

2350 Hayward St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125


Tel: (734) 936-0403

Fax: (734) 615-6647