Satya N. Atluri is a distinguished and world-renowned scholar based at UCI, where he is a professor in Aerospace Engineering. He has been affiliated with a number of universities, including UCLA, Georgia Tech ( Institute Professor, Regents' Professor of Engineering; and Hightower Chair Professor); MIT ( Jerome Clarke Hunsaker Professor of Aeronautics); Tsinghua University, Beijing ( Honorary Professor); KAIST, Korea, and others. He is a Member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, a Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Third World Academy of Sciences, a Member of the European Academy of Sciences, an Honorary Member of the World Innovation Foundation, an Honorary Fellow of the International Congress on Fracture, and a Fellow of several learned societies, including the American Academy of Mechanics, AIAA , the Aero. Society of India, ASME, and others. He is also the recipient of numerous awards, including: The HILBERT MEDAL of ICCES; the Excellence in Aviation Award, from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration; President's National Medal of Technology Distinguished Service Award, from the US Secretary of Commerce; Pendray Aerospace Literature Award, from AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics); Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Medal from the AIAA; The SDM Lecture Award, from the AIAA; Honorary Technical Editor, Aeronautics & Astronautics, Encyclopaedia of Life Support Systems, UNESCO; "Highly Cited Researcher"( one of the 100 most highly cited researchers in all branches of engineering, over the last 20 years (Institute of Scientific Information, ); The Cemal Eringen Medal in Engineering Science from the Society of Engineering Science; Technical Achievement Award, from the US National Academy of Engineering; The Aerospace Structures & Materials Medal, from the American Society of Civil Engineers; "Excellence in Computational Mechanics" Medals from Greece and Japan; Fellowship from the Japan Society for Promotion of Science; The ICES Gold Medal; Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) from Ireland; Sustained Research Award from the Society of Sigma-Xi; Distinguished Professor Award of 1986 , from Georgia Tech; Outstanding Researcher Award from Georgia Tech, 1986 & 1990; Midwestern Mechanics Lecturer; Southwestern Mechanics Lecturer; and others.
He is the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of " CMES: Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences". He has previously served as the Editor/Editorial Boards of 20 other journals. He has authored/ edited over 35 monographs and books; and is an author of over 650 articles in the archival literature, in a variety of engineering, mathematics, and computational modeling journals.