Vol. 1 No. 1 (2009): Inaugural Issue :: In honor of Prof. Alan Wineman
We are proud to bring out the inaugural issue of the journal in honor of Professor Alan Wineman, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Professor- Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Professor- Biomedical engineering, University of Michigan, who is a member of our Editorial Advisory Board. We take this opportunity to honor his years of commitment to the growth of mechanics. In a career spanning over 4 decades, he has worked extensively in wide range of topics from the general development of symmetry groups for history dependent materials, nonlinear viscoelastic solids, electrorheological fluids, diffusion and swelling of polymers, multinetwork theories to model the degradation of polymers, internal clock models etc.