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Jwo Pan

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Jwo Pan

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
3458 GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)
2350 Hayward
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125
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Phone: (734) 764-9404
Fax: (734) 647-3170


Ph.D., Brown University, 1981
M.S., Brown University, 1978
B.S., National Taiwan University, 1974

Research Interests

Fracture and failure of materials, fatigue testing and modeling, constitutive laws for porous and pressure-sensitive materials, sheet metal forming, crankshaft fillet rolling and residual stresses, rolling modeling and fatigue, modeling/testing of fusion welds, solid state welds and mechanical joints, modeling/testing of deformation behavior of lithium-ion battery

Major Funding Sources

National Science Foundation; US Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Ford; General Motors

Honors and Awards

SAE Medal of Honor, Society of Automotive Engineers, 2017

Robert M. Caddell Memorial Award, 1996 (first recipient), 2011, 2015, 2017

Arch T. Colwell Merit Award, Society of Automotive Engineers, 2011, 2012, 2014

Henry Ford II Distinguished Award for Excellence in Automotive Engineering, Society of Automotive Engineers, 2013

Archie Higdon Distinguished Educator Award, American Society for Engineering Education, 2012

Sam Y. Zamrik Literature Award, ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Division, 2008

Forest R McFarland Award, Society of Automotive Engineers, 2007

Fellow, Society of Automotive Engineers, 2006

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1997

Exxon Junior Faculty Outstanding Faculty Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, The University of Michigan, 1986

Best Paper Award on Aerospace Science & Technology Conference, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Mini-Symposium, 1986


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