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Biot Medal Sample Citations



Award citations cannot exceed 40 words in length. The following are citations from past awards and are offered as a guide for the current year.

Maurice A. Biot Medal:

“For his theoretical framework that serves as the basis for developments in the field of
poromechanics, chemomechanics, durability mechanics and bio-chemomechanics.”

“For his outstanding research contributions in the areas of mechanics of porous materials, continuum theory for granular material flows, elasticity of materials with voids, biological materials, solid-fluid interaction, structure and mechanics of bones, bone remodeling, and bioengineering.”