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Dr. Hongbing Lu
Professor, Associate Department Head, and Louis A. Beecherl Jr. Chair
Mechanical Engineering, the University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75080

Professional Preparation
1997 Ph.D. in Aeronautics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California.
1988 M.S. in Solid Mechanics, Tsinghua University, China.
1986 B.S. in Engineering Mechanics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China.

Appointments
10-Present Louis Beecherl Jr. Professor of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Texas at Dallas.
8/09-12/09 PACCAR Professor of Mechanical & Energy Engineering, University of North Texas.
2006-7/2009 Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Oklahoma State University.
2001-2006 Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Oklahoma State University.
1996-2001 Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Oklahoma State University.
1988-1991 Civil Engineer, The Highway Design Institute of Guangdong Province, China.

Professional Associations
• Fellow, Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM), 2016
• Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2015
• Correspondence Member, International (Russian) Academy of Engineering, 2011
• Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), 2009
• Society for Experimental Mechanics, Associate Technical Editor for Experimental Mechanics (2010). Member of the International Advisory Board (2005-2008), Chair of the Division of Time-Dependent Materials (TDM), 1999-2003; Vice-Chair (TDM), 1998-1999; Secretary (TDM), 6/1997-6/1998.
• Associate Technical Editor: Experimental Mechanics
• Editor: Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials

Selected Honors and Awards
2015 Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
2012 Faculty Research Award, Johnson School of Engineering & Computer Science, UTD.
2009 Best Paper Award, International Conference on Web Handling, Stillwater, OK.
2008 Regents Distinguished Research Award, OSU.
2008 CEAT Halliburton Outstanding Faculty Award, CEAT, OSU.
2007 Best Poster Award, 14th International Sol-Gel Conference, Montpellier, France.
2007 Best Paper Award, International Conference on Web Handling, Stillwater, OK.
2004, 05 & 06 Golden Screw Teaching Award by Mechanical Engineering Students, OSU.
2001 Haliburton Outstanding Young Faculty Award, OSU.
2000 NSF Career Award.
1998 – 2000 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award.
1993 & 1995 Li Ming Scholarship Award (Caltech).
1991 Charles Lee Powell Foundation Graduate Fellowship (Caltech).