American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics: Fellow (1985); Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Award (2008)
Neil A. Armstrong Distinguished Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University (1988-1994)
U.S. National Academy of Engineering:Member (1991); Arthur M. Bueche Award (2016)
Academician, Academia Sinica (1992)
Benjamin Garver Lamme Gold Medal, American Society of Engineering Education (1998)
Honorary Doctoral Degree, Purdue University (1996)；Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2002)；National Taiwan University (2004)；City University of Hong Kong (2005); The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2008); West Virginia University (2010); Hong Kong PolyU (2011).