Official ASME Group

Multibody Systems & Nonlinear Dynamics

The Multibody Systems & Nonlinear Dynamics Technical Committee of the Design Engineering Division

d'Alembert Award

In conjunction with the odd-year ASME International Conference on Multibody Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics and Control, organized as part of the ASME IDETC/CIE meetings, the TC-MSND presents the d'Alembert Award in recognition of lifelong contributions to the field of multibody system dynamics. The award emphasizes impact of research contributions, education and training of researchers and/or practitioners, and overall leadership in advancing the corresponding field.

A call for nominations is disseminated broadly during the spring and summer of the preceding year. Nominations should include 1) a nomination letter describing the field of, and the impact of the nominee, 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) up to five letters of support. All nomination materials must be submitted in electronic (pdf) format.


Past Awardees

2005: Thomas R. Kane

2007: Werner Schiehlen

2009: Edward Haug

2011: Javier Garcia de Jalon de la Fuente

2013: Ahmed Shabana

2016: Oliver Bauchau

2018: Jens Wittenburg