Extreme Mechanics Letters is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Extreme Mechanics Letters Young Investigator Award, Professor Lihua Jin of University of California at Los Angeles, USA, and Professor Xiaoyan Li of Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Lihua Jin was selected based on her paper ‘Geometric role in designing pneumatically actuated pattern-transforming metamaterials’, published in Extreme Mechanics Letters Volume 23 (2018), pp. 55 – 65.

Xiaoyan Li was selected based on his paper ‘Atomistic simulations of superplasticity and amorphization of nanocrystalline anatase TiO2’, published in Extreme Mechanics Letters Volume 22 (2018), pp. 131 – 137.

The awards will be presented at the MRS Fall Meeting on November 26, 2018.