Dr. Bauchau has received the following honors and awards

  1. Prix Auguste Sacré awarded by the Académie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique for the period 1994–2000. In recognition of his work in Structural Dynamics, and Rotors and Rotor Blade Dynamics.
  2. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Group Achievement Award awarded to the NASA/Army UH-60A Airloads Program Team for enabling, for the first time, the characterization and understanding of a helicopter's complex, unsteady, aerodynamic operating environment. May 2007.
  3. Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2009.
  4. “Thanks for being a great teacher!” award. In appreciation of your teaching style and dedication to helping student learn in Advanced Dynamics, Georgia Institute of Technology Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, May 3, 2007.
  5. “Thanks for being a great teacher!” award. In appreciation of your teaching style and dedication to helping student learn in Advanced Dynamics, Georgia Institute of Technology Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, March 30, 2010.
  6. Appointed “Zhiyuan Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering” at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2011.
  7. Awarded the Thousand Scholar Plan of the Chinese Government in 2011.
  8. The book entitled “Flexible Multibody Dynamics” and authored Prof. Bauchau has won the 2012 Textbook Excellence Awards (Texty Award) from the Text and Academic Authors Association.
  9. August-Wilhelm Scheer Visiting Professor at the Technische Universität München, München, Germany, Jun. 2–25, 2015. Host: Prof. Carlo Bottasso, Lehrstuhl für Windenergie.
  10. 2015 d'Alembert Award of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The d’Alembert Award, established in 2005, recognizes lifelong contributions to the field of multibody system dynamics. The award is presented by ASME's Design Engineering Division and awarded at the annual ASME International Conference on Multibody Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics and Control, as part of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences.
  11. Technical Fellow of the American Helicopter Society, 2016.