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Thomas J. R. Hughes , PhD

Thomas J. R. Hughes

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences abroad since 2010

  • Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, University of Texas at Austin


Research Areas:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Technical mechanics
  • Aerospace engineering



Selected Memberships:

  • National Academy of Sciences, USA
  • National Academy of Engineering, USA
  • Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science
  • Royal Society
  • Istituto Lombardo Accademia di Scienze e Lettere, Mailand
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Selected Prizes:

  • The John von Neumann Medal of the United States Association for Computational Mechanics
  • Gauss-Newton Medal of the International Association for Computational Mechanics
  • Timoshenko Medal of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Theodore von Karman Medal of the American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Wilhelm Exner Medaille des Österreichischen Gewerbevereins