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Alan Wineman

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Alan Wineman

Professor, Mechanical Engineering; Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Mechanical Engineering

lardan@umich.edu
G042 AL (W.E. Lay Auto Lab)
1231 Beal
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2133
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Phone: (734) 936-0411
Fax: (734) 764-4256

Degrees

Ph.D., Brown University, 1964
BSE, University of Michigan, 1959

Research Interests

Mechanics of continua including nonlinear elasticity and viscoelasticity of polymers; theory of interacting continua; non-Fickian diffusion in polymers; yield-induced phenomena in polymers; modeling microstructural changes in polymers; studies in electrorheological fluids.

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Major Funding Sources

National Science Foundation; United States Department of Energy; United States Department of Defense

Honors and Awards

Research Excellence Award, University of Michigan College of Engineering, 2010

William Prager Medal, Society of Engineering Science, 2009

Fellow, Society of Engineering Science, 2007

Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award, University of Michigan, October 2006

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2006

Symposium Commemorating 40 Years of Research in Mechanics by A. Wineman, 41st Annual Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, October 10 - 13, 2004

A. Higdon Award, American Society of Engineering Education, 2002

Third Place, Society of Engineering Science best student paper competition:Markus Zimmermann, Mechanics and Materials Summer Conference, UCSD, June 2001

Fellow, American Academy of Mechanics

Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Winter 2000

The James F. Bell Memorial Lecture in Continuum Mechanics, Johns Hopkins University,, October 2000

Professor of the Term, Pi Tau Sigma, Fall 1999

Excellence in Service Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, The University of Michigan, May 1996

Professor of the Term, Pi Tau Sigma, Fall 1996

Teaching Excellence Award, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, 1996-1997

Excellence in Education Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, The University of Michigan, May 1993

Best Industrial Paper Award, J.A. Hulway, General Motors, and A.S. Wineman, "A Model for the Crush of Polymer Matrix Composite Tubes," presented at the 8th Annual Advanced Composites Conference/Exposition, 1992

Professor of the Term, Pi Tau Sigma, Winter 1992

Professor of the Term, Pi Tau Sigma, Winter 1990

Teaching Excellence Award, State of Michigan, 1990

Teaching Excellence Award, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, 1986

Outstanding Teacher Award, Tau Beta Pi, 1971

In the News...

2014 - Wineman receives award at ACS Technical Meeting

Teaching

See ME Course Information for more information about our courses offered and teaching histories.