The EMI counts among its assets its major responsibility for seven very prestigious medals.These medals are named after world-class outstanding mechanicians. Each of these medals is held in very high regard in the mechanics community. The von Karman Medal, in particular, is largely considered as one of the highest honors in Engineering Mechanics in all disciplines.
The EMI medals are administered by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
To view the list of medals, click here.
Purpose: To advise the Board of Governors on general matters of concern within the Institute (in particular on selection of new Board of Governors members and on establishment, merger, or redirection of technical and task committees); and to serve as the Engineering Mechanics Institute awards committee, with full authority to make the Institute's recommendations or nominations for all relevant Society awards.
Sami F. Masri, Ph.D., M.ASCE, Chair
James L. Beck, Ph.D., M.ASCE
Alexander H D. Cheng, Ph.D., M.ASCE
Stein Sture, Ph.D., Dist.M.ASCE
Raimondo Betti, Ph.D., M.ASCE