Professional Activities

Technical Conferences/Sessions Organized and/or Chaired: 

  • U.S. Army Research Office Technical Workshop on Rotorcraft Vibration, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, Feb. 22 – 23, 1978.
  • 21st Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Seattle, Washington, May 12 – 14, 1980.
  • 24th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, South Lake Tahoe, Nevada, May 2 – 4, 1983.
  • U.S. Army Research Office Technical Workshop on Dynamics and Aeroelastic Stability Modeling of Rotor Systems, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, Dec. 3 – 5, 1985.
  • 30th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Mobile, Alabama, Apr. 3 – 5, 1989.
  • Technology Workshop for Committee on Assessment of Research Needs for Wind Turbine Rotor Materials Technology, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., Jan. 22 – 23, 1990.
  • Second Pan American Congress of Applied Mechanics, Valparaiso, Chile, Jan. 2 – 4, 1991.
  • American Helicopter Society International Technical Specialists’ Meeting on Rotorcraft Basic Research, Atlanta, Georgia, Mar. 25 – 27, 1991.
  • Southeastern Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Nashville, Tennessee, Apr. 12 – 14, 1992.
  • Third Pan American Congress of Applied Mechanics, São Paulo, Brazil, Jan. 4 – 8, 1993.
  • 34th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, La Jolla, California, Apr. 19 – 22, 1993.
  • Fourth Pan American Congress of Applied Mechanics, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jan. 3 – 6, 1995.
  • 36th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, Apr. 10 – 12, 1995.
  • 37th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, Apr. 15 – 17, 1996.
  • 13th National Congress of Applied Mechanics, Gainesville, Florida, June 21 – 26, 1998.
  • 40th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Saint Louis, Missouri, Apr. 12 – 15, 1999.
  • Dynamics Session Chair, 55th Annual Forum of the American Helicopter Society, Montréal, Québec, Canada, May 25 – 27, 1999.
  • AHS Aeromechanics Specialists’ Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, November 13 – 14, 2000 (Technical Chairman).
  • 15th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Division Conference, Columbia University, New York, New York, June 2 – 5, 2002, Member of Conference Steering Committee, Organizer and Chairman of Technical Session.
  • 16th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Division Conference, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, July 16 – 18, 2003, Member of Conference Steering Committee.
  • 47th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Newport, Rhode Island, May 1 – 4, 2006.
  • 2nd AIAA MDO Specialist Conference, Newport, Rhode Island, May 1 – 4, 2006.
  • Dynamics Session Chair, 63rd Annual Forum of the American Helicopter Society, Virginia Beach, May 1 – 3, 2007.
  • 49th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Schaumburg, Illinois, April 7 – 10, 2008.
  • Session chairman, International Forum on Aeroelasticity and Structural Dynamics, Seattle, Washington, June 22 – 24, 2009.
  • Session chairman, 8th European Solid Mechanics Conference, Graz, Austria, July 9 – 13, 2012.
  • Organizing Committee of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, Atlanta, Georgia, October 10 – 12, 2012.
  • Session chairman and organizing committee member, 2nd Symposium on Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control, Hong Kong, May 20-21, 2013, and Macau, May 22-23, 2013.
  • Organizing committee member, 2nd Asian/Australian Rotorcraft Forum, Tianjin, China, September 8 – 11, 2013.
  • Member of International Advisory Board, 10th Jubilee Conference on Shell Structures: Theory and Applications, October 16 – 18, 2013, Gdansk, Poland.
  • Session chairman, SciTech 2014, Washington, DC, January 13 – 17, 2014.
  • Session chairman and Track Chair, IMECE 2015, Houston, Texas, Nov. 16 – 18, 2015.
  • Member of International Advisory Board, 11th Conference on Shell Structures: Theory and Applications, October 11-13, 2017, Gdansk, Poland.

Dr. Dewey Hodges

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