Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Structures, Materials (2014-)
Professor Chyanbin Hwu joined Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, as an associate professor in 1988, became a full professor in 1992 and a distinguished professor in 2003, and a chair professor since 2008. He was elected to be the president of the Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (R.O.C.) in 2008. He is a fellow of the Aeronautical and Astronautical Society (R.O.C.), and the Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (R.O.C.). He was the recipient of academic award (Ministry of Education, R.O.C.) in 2014, Sun Fang-Duo medal in 2011, and outstanding research awards (National Science Council, R.O.C.) in 1995-1996, 1998-1999, 2002-2004. He served as member of editorial board for International Journal of Solids and Structures in 2000-2005, and editorial advisor for Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures since 2005. His current research interests include mechanics of composite materials, fracture mechanics, anisotropic elasticity, and nanomaterials.