- Charles Journal Jennings Memorial Award, American Welding Society,1968.
- Blackall Machine Tool and Gage Award, ASME,1968.
- National Education Award, SME, 1974.
- The Fulbright-Hays Distinguished Professorship in Yugoslavia,1975.
- AMOCO Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Wisconsin, 1977.
- Springer Professorship Award, University of California-Berkeley, 1979.
- University of Wisconsin Research Professor in Manufacturing Engineering, 1979.
- Charles Russell Richards Memorial Award, ASME, 1981.
- Member Academia Sinica, 1982.
- Fellow ASME, 1983.
- R. & P. Anderson Professorship, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1987.
- Fulbright-Hays Distinguished Professorship in U.S.S.R. 1988
EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIP:
- North American Metal Working Research Conference-Scientific Committee.
- CIRP Manufacturing Systems.
- International Journal of Machine Tool Design and Research.
- Advisory Board for Material Processing – Theory and Practices, North-Holland Publishing Co., Amsterdam, New York, Oxford.