Service Record


Major Technical Committees

  1. Chair (2007-2010) of the Technical Committee on Fluid Mechanics, Applied Mechanics Division, ASME. Vice-Chair (2006-2007), (Member since 2005).

  2. Chair (2006-2008) of the Computational Mechanics Committee, Engineering Mechanics Division, ASCE. Vice-Chair (2005-2006 and 2008-2010), Control Member (2000-2004), (Member since 1998).

  3. Member-at-Large (2010-2012) of the Executive Committee of the Applied Mechanics Division (AMD) of ASME.

  4. Member of the Basic Engineering Group (BEGOB) of the Applied Mechanics Division (ASME) 2010-2012.

  5. Member-at-Large (2012-2016) of the Executive Committee of the US Association for Computational Mechanics (USACM).

  6. Elected Member (2012-Present) of the General Council by the Executive Council of the International Association of Computational Mechanics 2012.

  7. Charter Member of the Engineering Mechanics Institute of ASCE 2008.

  8. Member of the Biomechanics Committee of ASCE. 2012.

  9. Member, Fellows Award Committee (USACM) 2013, 2015, 2017.

  10. Member of the Nominating Committee for the EMI Board, EMI-ASCE (2011-2014).

  11. Founding member and Chair of the TTA (Technical Thrust Area) “Fluid Mechanics” of USACM-EC, 2014.

  12. Founding member of the TTA (Technical Thrust Area) “Multiscale Modeling of Materials” of USACM-EC, 2014.

  13. Elected Member (2016-2018) of the Awards Committee of the Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI-ASCE).

Conference Organization

  1. General Conference Co-Chair elected by the USACM Executive Council for the 19th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics (USNCCM) of USACM, to be held in Chicago in July 2021.

  2. Computational Program Co-Chair of the Scientific Committee for the 18th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (USNCTAM) to be held in Chicago, June 5-9, 2018 Conference website.

  3. General Conference Chair of the Applied Mechanics and Materials Conference of ASME (McMAT-2011), held in Chicago, May 30 to June 1, 2011. Conference website.

  4. Conference Co-Chair of the First Sino-US Joint Symposium on Multi-Scale Analysis in Material Science and Engineering. Chinese counterpart was Professor J.Z. Cui, Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Institute of Computational Mathematics and Science. This symposum was held on June 17-20, 2002, in Beijing, China, and was sponsored by grants from NSF (USA) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering.

Symposia Organization

  1. Organised symposium on "Computational Methods for Moving Boundary Flows and Fluid-Structure Interaction", Organizers: A. Masud and T. Nomura (U. of Tokyo) at the Joint ASME and ASCE Conference (1997) held at the Northwestern University.

  2. Organised symposium on "Mechanics of Composites", Organizers: A. Masud and I. Daniel (Northwestern U.) at the Joint ASME / ASCE Conference (1997) held at the Northwestern U.

  3. Organized mini-symposium on "Finite Element Technology", Organizer: A. Masud at the Fourth U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics held at Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, California, August 6-8, 1997.

  4. Organized symposium on "Fluid-Structure Interaction", Organizers: A. Masud and L.A. Bergman (U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) at the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference (EM-2000) held at the University of Texas at Austin, May 22-25, 2000.

  5. Organized symposium on "Stabilized and Multiscale Finite Element Methods", Organizers: A. Masud, T.J.R. Hughes (Stanford U.) and L.P. Franca (U. of Colorado, Denver) at the sixth U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics held at the Hyatt Regency, Dearborn, Michigan, August 1-3, 2001.

  6. Organized symposium on "Stabilized and Multiscale Finite Element Technology", Organizers: A. Masud, T.J.R. Hughes (Stanford U.) and L.P. Franca (U. of Colorado, Denver) at the Fifth World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Vienna, Austria, July 7-12, 2002.

  7. Organized symposium on "Stabilized and Multiscale Finite Element Methods", Organizers: A. Masud, T.J.R. Hughes (Stanford U.) and L.P. Franca (U. of Colorado, Denver) at the seventh U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics held at the Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 28-30, 2003.

  8. Organized symposium on "Stabilized Methods in Computational Mechanics", Organizers: A. Masud and T.J.R. Hughes, The 4th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS), held in Jyvaskyla, Finland, July 24-28, 2004.

  9. Organized symposium on "Stabilized and Multiscale Finite Element Methods", Organizers: A. Masud, L.P. Franca and T.J.R. Hughes, The sixth World Congress on Computational Mechanics, held in Beijing, China, September 6-11, 2004.

  10. Organized symposium on "Multiscale and Stabilized Methods for the Modeling of Nano-materials and Structures", Organizers: A. Masud and T.J.R. Hughes, The Fourteenth International Conference on Shell and Spatial Structures, Salzburg, Austria, June 4-6, 2005.

  11. Organized symposium on "Flow Modeling with Multiscale and Stabilized Finite Element Methods" Organizers: A. Masud and T.J.R. Hughes, The Thirteenth Conference on Finite Elements for Flow Problems University of Wales, Swansea, United Kingdom, April 4-6 2005.

  12. Organized symposium on "Multiscale and Stabilized Finite Element Methods" Organizers: A. Masud and T.J.R. Hughes, The Eighth U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics Austin, Texas, June 24-28, 2005.

  13. Organized symposium on "Multiscale Finite Element Methods for Moving Boundary Flows and Fluid- Structure Interaction". Organizers: A. Masud, T.E. Tezduyar and T.J.R. Hughes, at the ASME IMECE-Winter Annual Conference, November 13-18, Orlando, Florida, 2005.

  14. Organized symposium on "Stabilized, Multiscale and Multiphysics Methods". Organizers: A. Masud and T.J.R. Hughes, The Seventh World Congress on Computational Mechanics, July 16-22, Los Angeles, CA, 2006.

  15. Organized symposium on "Stabilized Finite Element Methods for Computational Fluid Dynamics". Organizers: A. Masud, K. Stein, T.E. Tezduyar and T.J.R. Hughes, at the ASME IMECE- Winter Annual Conference, November, Chicago, IL, 2006.

  16. Organized symposium on "Stabilized, Multiscale and Multiphysics Methods" Organizers: A. Masud, T.E. Tezduyar and T.J.R. Hughes, 14th International Conference on Finite Elements in Flow Problems, Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 26-28, 2007. Web: http://www.esc.sandia.gov/FEF07/FEFhome.html.

  17. Organized symposium on "Stabilized, Multiscale and Multiphysics Methods" Organizers: A. Masud and T.J.R. Hughes, The Ninth U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, San Francisco, CA, July 23-26, 2007. Web: http://www.me.berkeley.edu/compmat/USACM/main.html.

  18. Organized symposium on "Stabilized, Multiscale and Multiphysics Methods" Organizers: T.E. Tezduyar A. Masud and T.J.R. Hughes, The 8th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Venice, Italy, June 30 - July 4, 2008. Web: http://www.iacm-eccomascongress2008.org/frontal/

  19. Organized symposium on "Stabilized and Multiscale Methods in Fluid Mechanics". Organizers: A. Masud, and T.J.R. Hughes, at the ASME IMECE- Winter Annual Conference, October 31 - November 6, Boston, Massachusetts, 2008.

  20. Organized symposium on "Stabilized and Multiscale Methods". Organizer: A. Masud, at the 15th International Conference on Finite Elements in Flow Problems (FEF09), Tokyo, Japan, April 1-3, 2009. Web: http://fef09.race.u-tokyo.ac.jp/

  21. Organized symposium on "Stabilized Methods and Turbulence". Organizers: V. Calo, Y. Bazilevs, A. Masud and TJR. Hughes, at the ASME IMECE- Winter Annual Conference, November 13-19, 2009, in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 2009.

  22. Organized symposium on "Frontiers of Computational Sciences (ISFCS2010)". Organizers: M. Abid (GIKI-Pakistan), A. Masud (UIUC-USA) and A. Khokhar (UIC-USA), in Islamabad, Pakistan, under the Joint US-Pakistan Science and Technology Cooperation Program, June 7-8, 2010.

  23. Organized symposium on "Nonlinear Mechanics". Organizers: A. Masud and A. Wineman (U. of Michigan), at the 47th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science. October 4-6, 2010, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

  24. Organized Joint UIUC-UIC Workshop on "Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering". Organizers: P. Kenis (UIUC), A. Bartholomew (UIC), A. Masud (UIUC), on the Campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 22, 2010.

  25. Organized symposium on "Modeling and simulation of complex multiscale flows with particular emphasis on turbulent and reactive flows". Organizers: V. Calo, V. Gravemeier, T.J.R. Hughes, A. Masud and J. Principe, at the 16th International Conference on Finite Elements in Flow Problems (FEF-2011), March 23-25, 2011 in Munich, Germany.

  26. Organized symposium on "Computational Methods for (Coupled) Flow Problems". Organizers: V. Gravemeier, V. Calo and A. Masud, at the Applied Mechanics and Materials Conference (McMAT-2011), May 30 - June 1, 2011 in Chicago, USA.

  27. Organized symposium on "Modeling and simulation of complex multiscale flows with particular emphasis on turbulent and reactive flows". Organizers: V.M. Calo, V. Gravemeier, J. Principe, T.J.R. Hughes and A. Masud, at the 11th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics (USNCCM-XI), July 25 - 28, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

  28. Organized symposium on "Stabilized And Multiscale Finite Element Methods". Organizers: L.P. Franca, F. Valentin and A. Masud, at the 10th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM 2012), July 8 - 13, 2012 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

  29. Organized symposium on "Stabilized and Multiscale Methods for CFD". Organizers: A. Masud, I. Harari and L.P. Franca, at the 17th International Conference on Finite Elements in Flow Problems (FEF 2013), and Advances in Computational Mechanics (ACM-TH70), February 24-27, 2013, San Diego, California, USA.

  30. Organized Symposium on "Stabilized and Multiscale Methods for Interface Mechanics". Organizers: T. Truster, I. Harari and A. Masud, at the 17th US National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics held at Michigan State University on June 15-20, 2014, East-Lansing, Michigan, USA.

  31. Organized Symposium on "Advanced Numerical Methods for Fluid Mechanics". Organizers: A. Masud and J. Kwack, at the PACAM XV – Fifteenth Pan-American Congress of Applied Mechanics held at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on May 18-21, 2015. PACAM-XV

  32. Organizing Symposium on "Stabilized and Multiscale Methods for Interface Mechanics". Organizers: T. Truster, I. Harari and A. Masud, at the 13th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics (USNCCM13) held in San Diego, California, July 26-30, 2015. USNCCM-13

  33. Organizing Symposium on "Hierarchical and Multiscale Methods for Simulation Based Design of Materials", Organizers: A. Masud, S. Ghosh, at the EMI 2017 – Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, June 4-7, 2017, San Diego, California, USA EMI-2017, EMI-2017

  34. Organizing Symposium on "Stabilized and Multiscale Methods for Interface Mechanics". Organizers: T. Truster, I. Harari and A. Masud, the 14th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics (USNCCM14) July 17-20, 2017, Montréal, Québec, Canada USNCCM-14

National and International Committees

  1. Member of the National Technical Committee for the Joint ASME and ASCE Summer Conference (1997) held at the Northwestern University.

  2. Member of the expert panel on theme area Active Materials at the NSF workshop on Future Directions in Solid Mechanics. Workshop was organized by the American Academy of Mechanics and the National Science Foundation, at Northwestern University, March 30-31, 2001.

  3. Member of the Scientific Program Committee for the eventh U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics (USNCCM 7), Albuquerque, NM, July 27 - 31, 2003.

  4. Member of the National Materials Advisory Board, The National Academies, 2101 Constitution Ave, Washington DC 20418 (August 2003 - December 2003).

  5. Member of the Technical Program Committee for the Sixth World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM-VI), Beijing, China, September 6-11, 2004.

  6. Member of the Scientific Program Committee for the Eighth U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics (USNCCM 8), Austin, TX, July 24 - 28, 2005.

  7. Member of the Technical Program Committee for the Seventh World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM-VII), Los Angeles, CA, 2006.

  8. Member of the International Organizing Committee of the 14th International Conference on Finite Elements in Flow Problems (FEF-07), Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 2007.

  9. Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Third Asian-Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics (APCOM’07) (held in conjunction with Eleventh International Conference on Enhancement and Promotion of Computational Methods in Engineering and Science), Kyoto, Japan, December 3-6, 2007

  10. Member of the International Advisory Committee of the 15th International Conference on Finite Elements in Flow Problems (FEF09) held at Chuo University in Tokyo, Japan, April 1-3, 2009.

  11. Member of the Committee on Computational and Applied Mechanics (CONCAM), ASME, (2000 - present).

  12. Member of the Technical Committee on Fluid-Structure Interaction, ASME, (2008 - present).

  13. Member of the Biomechanics Committee of the Engineering Mechanics Institute, ASCE, (2009 - present).

  14. Charter Member of the Engineering Mechanics Institute, ASCE, (2007 - present).

  15. Member of the International Advisory Committee of the 16th International Conference on Finite Elements in Flow Problems (FEF2011), to be held on March 23-25, 2011 in Munich, Germany.

  16. Member of the Basic Engineering Group (BEGOB) of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. (2010 - 2013).

  17. Member of the Stretegic Planning Committee (SPC) of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. (2010 - 2013).

  18. Member of the Scientific Committee of the EMI 2012 Conference at the University of Notre Dame, June 17-20, 2012.

  19. Member of the Nominating Committee for the Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI), ASCE, (2011 - 2013).

  20. Member of the International Scientific Committee of EMI Conference, to be held on June 17-19, 2015 at Stanford University.

  21. Founding member and Chair of the TTA (Technical Thrust Area) "Fluid Mechanics" of USACM-Executive Committee, 2015.

  22. Founding member and Chair of the TTA (Technical Thrust Area) "Multiscale Modeling of Materials" of USACM-Executive Committee, 2015.

  23. Member of the International Scientific Committee of the 12th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM XII); 6th Asia-Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics (APCOM VI), 24-29 July, 2016, Seoul, Korea.

  24. Member of the Scientific Committee for the ECCOMAS Congress 2016 (7th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering) to be held in Crete, Greece in June 5-10, 2016.

  25. Member of the Scientific Committee for the the 2016 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference (EMI 2016) held on May 22-25, 2016 at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

  26. Member of the International Scientific Committee for the 2017 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference (EMI 2017), June 4-7, 2017 in San Diego, California.

  27. Member of the Local Organizing Committee of the 18th Congress of the U.S. National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (USNC/TAM), June 5-9, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare, Chicago.


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