2020 ASME Machine Design Award
as the 58th recipient since the Award was set up in 1958. A top society-level award given by the ASME President, in recognition of eminent achievements or distinguished services in the field of machine design which is considered to include application, research, development, or teaching of machine design.
The citation is “for pioneering contributions in establishing the field of reconfigurable mechanisms and the sub-field of metamorphic mechanisms; and for making a lasting impact through research, application, teaching and service that have made it possible to bridge the gap between versatile but expensive robots and efficient but non-flexible machines”.
Award list: ASME Machine Design Award