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  • Prof elected to institute for engineering work

    By Tara Chandler
    Published: Jan. 10, 2008

    Thomas J. R. Hughes, an aerospace engineering professor, was elected a foreign member in the Mathematics section of Italy‚Äôs Lombard Institute, Academy of Sciences and Letters. Hughes was elected for his work in computational mechanics. The Lombard Institute was founded in 1797 by Napoleon Bonaparte with the goal of discovering and refining three distinct areas: …

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