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Hongbing Lu

E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: 972-883-4647
Office: ECSW 4.355
Mail Stop: EC-38
800 West Campbell Rd
Richardson, TX 75080-3021

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Hongbing Lu

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Louis A. Beecherl Jr. Chair

PhD, Aeronautics, California Institute of Technology, 1997
MS, Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, China, 1988
BS, Solid Mechanics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 1986

Research Interests
Experimental mechanics; nanomechanics; mechanics of time-dependent materials at different scales; multifunctional aerogels; dynamic behavior of materials; fracture mechanics.

Five Most Recent Journal Publications, Book Chapters, and Books

Major Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM), 2016
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2015
  • Faculty Research Award, Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science, UTD, 2012
  • Corresponding Member, International (Russia) Academy of Engineering, 2011
  • Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), 2009
  • Best Paper Award, the 10th International Conference on Web Handling, Stillwater, OK, 2009
  • CEAT Halliburton Outstanding Faculty Award, College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT), Oklahoma State University, 2008
  • Best Paper Award, the 9th International Conference on Web Handling, Stillwater, OK, 2007.
  • CEAT Outstanding Young Faculty Award, Oklahoma State University, 2001.
  • NSF Career Award, National Science Foundation, 2000
  • 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award, 3M, 1999, 2000, 2001.
  • Li Ming Scholarship Award, Caltech, 1993, 1995.
  • Charles Lee Powell Foundation Graduate Fellowship, Caltech, 1991.