Erik van der Giessen wins the Solid Mechanics Prize of the European Mechanics Society in recognition of "his seminal contributions in a wide range of multi-scale mechanics topics, including metal plasticity, polymer science and engineering, cell biomaterials as well as adhesion."
The prize will be awarded during the 10th European Solid Mechanics Conference (2 - 6 July 2018).
For more information please see the official press release, the award website or contact Prof. van der Giessen.
More information on the research interests of Prof. van der Giessen can be found on the his group website.
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