Walter P. Murphy Professor of Northwestern University, Director of Global Center on Advanced Material Systems and Simulation, USA
Professor Wing Kam Liu is the Walter P. Murphy Professor of Northwestern University, Director of Global Center on Advanced Material Systems and Simulation, Past President (2018-present) and President (2014-2018) of the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM), Past Chair (2017-2018) and Chair (2015-2016) of the US National Committee on TAM and Member of Board of International Scientific Organizations, both within the US National Academies. Selected synergistic activities includes the development of ICME multiscale theories, methods, and software with experimental validations for the design and analysis of engineering material systems, materials design, advanced and additive manufacturing; and technology transfer. He is Cited by Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) as one of the most highly cited, influential researchers in Engineering (2001) and Computer Science (2014). He has over 39 years of engineering and manufacturing consulting, including a broad array of companies and industries, small businesses, and international corporations. Liu’s selected honors include the Distinguished Achievement Team Award for industry-university-government partnerships from the DOE Vehicle Technologies Office; Japan Society of Computational Engineering Sciences Grand Prize; Computational Mechanics Award from Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineers; Honorary Professorship from Dalian University of Technology, IACM Gauss-Newton Medal (highest honor) and Computational Mechanics Award; ASME Dedicated Service Award, ASME Robert Henry Thurston Lecture Award, ASME Gustus L. Larson Memorial Award, ASME Pi Tau Sigma Gold Medal and ASME Melville Medal; John von Neumann Medal (highest honor) and Computational Structural Mechanics Award from the US Association of Computational Mechanics (USACM). He was the founding Director of the NSF Summer Institute on Nano Mechanics and Materials and Founding Chair of the ASME NanoEngineering Council. He is the editor of two International Journals and honorary editor of two journals and has been a consultant for more than 20 organizations. Liu has written four books; and he is a Fellow of ASME, ASCE, USACM, AAM, and IACM.