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Congratulations to Prof. Chung-Yuen (Herbert) Hui for being a recipient of the “2012 Excellence in Teaching and Advising Award”.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Congratulations to Prof. Chung-Yuen (Herbert) Hui for being a recipient of the “2012 Excellence in Teaching and Advising Award”.  Prof. Hui was honored with the Robert ’55 and Vanne’ 57 Cowe Award. Prof. Hui earned his BA in Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Prof. Hui then earned both his MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Harvard University.  In 1981, he joined the faculty at Cornell University. 

Prof. Hui’s current interest is in areas connecting mechanics and materials. In the past years, he has published in the area of adhesion science, fracture mechanics of aging aircraft, fracture mechanisms of polymer/polymer interfaces, fracture mechanics and statistical theory of failure of composite materials, high temperature creep crack growth in metals, swelling kinetics and diffusion of organic molecules in polymer glasses, hypersingular intergrals and boundary element method, sintering of ceramics, fluid mechanics of aircraft, electronic-packaging and micro-electo-mechanics systems.

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