David Needham

Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Professor Emeritus in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

David  Needham Profile Photo
David Needham Profile Photo

Education

  • B.S. Nottingham Trent University (United Kingdom), 1975
  • Ph.D. University of Nottingham (United Kingdom), 1981

Positions

  • Professor Emeritus in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Member of the Duke Cancer Institute

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Doctor of Science. University of Nottingham. 2015
  • Honorary Professor. School of Pharmacy, Nottingham University, Nottingham, UK. 2014
  • Niels Bohr Professorship,. Danish National Research Foundation, Denmark. 2012
  • Hans Christian Andersen Academy Professor. University Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark. 2012
  • VELUX Visiting Professor Program. VELUX Foundation. 2011
  • Visiting Professor, MEMPHYS/MultiCaps. University of Southern Denmark, Denmark. 2011
  • Participant: Series of Workshops and Tutorials on u201cCells and Materials at the Interface between Mathematics, Biology and Engineeringu201d. Institute for Pure and Applied Math, UCLA. 2006
  • Participant, u201cBlue Sky Committeeu201d . Duke University. 2006
  • National Academy of Sciences Committee on Biomolecular Materials and Processes. Board on Physics and Astronomy National Research Council, the National Academies . 2006
  • Alfred M. Hunt Faculty Scholarship. Duke University. 1988
  • Recipient F.I.R.S.T. Award. National Institutes of Health. 1988
  • NATO/SERC (England) Fellowship. NATO/SERC . 1983
  • Oppenheimer Research Fellowship. Cambridge University. 1982

Courses Taught

  • ME 555: Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering