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2012 News in Brief



Franz Ulm to receive ASCE’s von Karman Medal

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Franz UlmThe Engineering Mechanics Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers has selected Professor Franz-Josef Ulm to receive the 2012 Theodore von Karman Medal, which recognizes distinguished achievements in engineering mechanics. The selection committee chose Ulm for his “contribution to the development of nanomechanics of cement-based materials and theoretical poromechanics,” and noted in particular his contributions to the field of construction engineering, petroleum engineering and rock mechanics, and biomechanics. Ulm will receive the award during the Engineering Mechanics Institute’s 2012 conference, June 17-20, in Notre Dame, Ind.