Norman Fleck#


Norman Fleck
Email:naf1 'at' eng.cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:2112
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:nfleck
Elected:2001
Homepage: http://www-mech.eng.cam.ac.uk/profiles/fleck

Present and Previous Positions
  • Professor of Mechanics and Materials
  • Director of the Cambridge Centre for Micromechanics at Cambridge University Engineering Department, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ, UK

Fields of Scholarship
  • Mechanical behaviour of materials
  • Micromechanics of deformation and fracture
  • Fatigue, fracture and creep of engineering solids
  • Plasticity theory and finite elements
  • Metallic foams
  • Powder compaction
  • Ferroelectrics


Honours and Awards
  • Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, and Chartered Engineer in August 1997.
  • June 2001 Member of Academia Europaea
  • May 2004 Fellow of the Royal Society, London
  • February 2005 Member of the European Academy of Sciences
  • Fellow of the European Mechanics Society, May 2006. The first of 3 Fellows in Solid Mechanics since the inception of Fellows in 2006
  • July 2008 Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering
  • 2011 Humboldt Research Award 2011
  • 2013 ASME Koiter medal for International Leadership in Mechanics
  • 2014 Foreign Member of the National Academy of Engineering
  • Honorary doctorate (Doctor Honoris Causea) from Eindhoven University of Technology, 2014. One given each year
  • Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, 2014. AA Griffith medal in recognition of distinguished work to any branch of Materials Science
  • 2015 - 2018 Distinguished Professor of the Eindhoven University of Technology,
  • EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Prize 2015 (given every 4 years).
  • 2001 ISI Highly cited researcher in Engineering



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