We are pleased to announce that Prof. Ferdinando Auricchio has been awarded the 2019 Eugenio Beltrami Senior Scientist Prize for his outstanding research and achievements in computational solid and structural mechanics.
Prof. Ferdinando Auricchio is professor of Solids and Structural Mechanics, within the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture of the University of Pavia, Italy, Research Associate at IMATI-CNR (Institute for Applied Mathematics and Information Technologies of the National Research Council), Pavia, Italy. He received the Euler Medal by ECCOMAS (European Community of Computational Methods in Applied Sciences) in 2016 and he is Fellow Award by IACM (International Association for Computational Mechanics) since 2012. From 2013 to 2019 he served as Vice-President of ECCOMAS. In 2018 he was appointed as a member of the Italian National Academy of Science, known also as Accademia dei XL.
Due to the current developments related to the ongoing COVID19 crisis, MEMOCS scientific committee has decided to postpone the award ceremony to 2021.