Professor Vlado A. Lubarda

Professor Vlado A. Lubarda received his mechanical Dipl.Ing. degree from the University of Montenegro in 1975, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University in 1977 and 1979. He was an Assistant and Associate Professor at the University of Montenegro from 1980-1989, Fulbright Fellow and Visiting Associate Professor at Brown University from 1989-1991, and the Arizona State University from 1992-1997. Since 1998, he is an Adjunct Professor of Applied Mechanics in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Lubarda has done research work in the fields of elasticity, plasticity, viscoelasticity, dislocation theory, damage mechanics, nano and biomechanics. He is the author of numerous journal and conference publications, and four books: Strength of Materials (University of Montenegro Press, 1985), Elastoplasticity Theory (CRC Press, 2002), Mechanics of Solids and Materials (Cambridge University Press, 2006), and Topics in Solid Mechanics: Elasticity, Plasticity, Damage, Nano and Biomechanics (Obod Press, 2013). Dr. Lubarda serves on the editorial board of the Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. Since 2012 he is also a Research Affiliate of CMRR, and since 2013 a Senior Lecturer of NanoEngineering. Professor Lubarda is the recipient of the Barbara and Paul Saltman Distinguished Teaching Award, multiple Teacher of the Year Awards in the MAE Department, and three Tau Beta Pi Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards. He is a member of the Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts, the Montenegrin Academy of Engineering, and the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.