Professor Dahsin Liu

Experience, Service & Awards




7/01-present       Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

                         Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan


8/98-1/99            National Science Council Visiting Professor, Dept. of Mechanical                                        Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan


7/97-6/01            Professor, Dept. of Materials Science and Mechanics

                           Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan


7/91-6/97            Associate Professor, Dept. of Materials Science and Mechanics

                           Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan


9/85-6/91            Assistant Professor, Dept. of Metallurgy, Mechanics & Materials                                          Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan


1/84-8/85            Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Engineering Sciences

                           University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida


9/79-1/84            Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Engineering Science & Mechanics,                           Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia




American Society for Composites (ASC): Fellow (08), Membership Secretary (02-05), Member-at-large (06-07)


Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM): Member, Associate Editor of Experimental Techniques (03-present)


American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM): Member, D30 and E07 Subcommittee Member (86-present)


American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA): Member, MSU Student Chapter Advisor (86-present)




The Withrow Teaching Excellence Award, College of Engineering, Michigan State University, 1994.


       National Science Council Visiting Professorship (Taiwan), 1998.


       D.R. Harting Award, Society for Experimental Mechanics, 2002.


       Wang Kuang-Cheng Visiting Scholarship (China), 2002.


       Fellow, American Society for Composites, 2008.


Reviewer of Journals  1. Journal of Composite Materials, 2. Experimental Mechanics, 3. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 4. AIAA Journal, 5. Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 6. Experimental Techniques, 7. Journal of Aircraft, 8. Composite Engineering, 9. ASTM STP, 10. Materials Science and Engineering A, 11. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 12. Finite Element in Analysis and Design, 13. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 14. Composite, Part A., 15. Applied Optics, 16. Composite Science and Technology, 17. Aerospace Science and Technology, 18. Journal of Elasticity, 19. Strains, 20. Journal of Strain Analysis, 21. International Journal of Impact Engineering