Official ASME Group

Multibody Systems & Nonlinear Dynamics

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

Lyapunov 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 Lyapunov award in recognition of lifelong contributions to the field of nonlinear 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: Ali Nayfeh

2007: Francis C. Moon

2009: Philip J. Holmes (view the award lecture, 30Mb, non-ASME website)

2011: Earl H. Dowell

2013: J. Michael T. Thompson

2015: Stuart S. Antman

2017: Giuseppe Rega

2019: Peter Hagedorn