Professional Contributions

  1. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Senior Member 1985–present.
  2. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Associate Member 1984–2008, Fellow, 2009. Member: ASME Technical Committee on Multibody Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics (2005–2011)
  3. American Helicopter Society, Member 1985–present. Member: Dynamics Committee. (1996–1998, 2000–2002, 2007–2009)
  4. Associate Editor: Journal of the American Helicopter Society. (1993–2010)
  5. Advisory Board: Multibody System Dynamics. Member 2002–present.
  6. Associate Editor: Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics. (2005–2011)
  7. Guest Editor: Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, special issue on “Computational Multibody Dynamics,” January 2006; ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, special issue on “Computational Multibody Dynamics, ” July 2010.
  8. Associate Editor: Journal of Multi-body Dynamics (Part K of the Proceeding of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers) (2009–present)
  9. International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science. Committee on Multibody dynamics.
  10. Associate Editor: Journal of Vibration and Acoustics. (2012–2013)

Department and University Committees at the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering

  1. AE Committee on Post Tenure Review, 2002, Chair.
  2. AE Committee on Aeroelasticity and Dynamics, 1995–2010; 2001–2010, Chair.
  3. AE Faculty Honors Committee, 2000–2010.
  4. AE Committee on Structural Mechanics & Material Behavior, 1995–2010.

Department and University Committees at the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute

  1. Faculty Search Committee, Chair, 2010–2011; member, 2011–2012; Chair, 2012–2013.
  2. Graduate Committee, Chair, 2011.