subscribe to ENR magazine subscribe
contact us
advertise
careers industry jobs
events events
FAQ
Mcgraw Hill Construction
ENR Logo
SUBSCRIBE TODAY
& receive immediate web access
comment

ASCE Names 10 Distinguished Members for 2009

Text size: A A

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, Va., has named 10 civil engineers as distinguished members for 2009, the group’s highest accolade in recognition of achievement in a branch of engineering, it says. Only 198 of ASCE’s 146,000 members worldwide have been so honored. The new distinguished members will be formally inducted Oct. 29 during ASCE's annual conference in Kansas City, Mo.

----- Advertising -----

The 2009 ASCE distinguished members are:

Bernard Amadei, Ph.D., Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, professor of engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder, for his commitment to humanity, exemplified through his role in founding Engineers Without Borders-USA. For more information, visit http://www.asce.org/pressroom/news/display_press.cfm?uid=4538.

Jared L. Cohon, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, president of Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, for his leadership of the university and on critical environment and energy issues. For more information, visit http://www.asce.org/pressroom/news/display_press.cfm?uid=4539.

Billy L. Edge, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, professor of ocean and civil engineering at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, for his contributions to coastal and hydraulic engineering and his dedication to engineering education. For more information, visit http://www.asce.org/pressroom/news/display_press.cfm?uid=4540.

Wilfred D. Iwan, Ph.D., Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, professor emeritus of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, for research on the seismic performance of structures. For more information, visit http://www.asce.org/pressroom/news/display_press.cfm?uid=4541.

Jon D. Nelson, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, vice president of the EAS Group of Tetra Tech in Tulsa, for leadership that resulted in the new law requiring additional education for the professional practice of engineering. For more information, visit http://www.asce.org/pressroom/news/display_press.cfm?uid=4542.

Donald V.N. Roberts, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, founder of the Hazardous Waste Coalition and the World Engineering Partnership for Sustainable Development, for contributions to bringing the principles of sustainability into the lexicon of the engineering profession. For more information, visit http://www.asce.org/pressroom/news/display_press.cfm?uid=4543.

Jeffrey S. Russell, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, chair of the Dept. of Civil Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for leadership in engineering education and in advancing the professional practice of civil engineering. For more information, visit http://www.asce.org/pressroom/news/display_press.cfm?uid=4544.

Clifford J. Schexnayder Sr., Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, Eminent Scholar Emeritus at Arizona State University's Del Webb School of Construction, for more than four decades of service to the civil engineering profession as an international expert in heavy construction equipment, as well as his work mentoring young engineering educators. For more information, visit http://www.asce.org/pressroom/news/display_press.cfm?uid=4545.

Robert L. Street, Ph.D., Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, co-founder of the internationally-known Environmental Fluid Mechanics Laboratory at Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif., for his seminal contributions to the field of fluid mechanics and the numerical simulation of fluid flows. For more information, visit http://www.asce.org/pressroom/news/display_press.cfm?uid=4546.

Rao Y. Surampalli, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, Dist.M.ASCE, engineering director with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, for leadership in environmental engineering. For more information, visit http://www.asce.org/pressroom/news/display_press.cfm?uid=4547.

 

----- Advertising -----
  Blogs: ENR Staff   Blogs: Other Voices  
Critical Path: ENR's editors and bloggers deliver their insights, opinions, cool-headed analysis and hot-headed rantings
Project Leads/Pulse

Gives readers a glimpse of who is planning and constructing some of the largest projects throughout the U.S. Much information for pulse is derived from McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge.

For more information on a project in Pulse that has a DR#, or for general information on Dodge products and services, please visit our Website at www.dodge.construction.com.

Information is provided on construction projects in following stages in each issue of ENR: Planning, Contracts/Bids/Proposals and Bid/Proposal Dates.

View all Project Leads/Pulse »

 Reader Comments:

Sign in to Comment

To write a comment about this story, please sign in. If this is your first time commenting on this site, you will be required to fill out a brief registration form. Your public username will be the beginning of the email address that you enter into the form (everything before the @ symbol). Other than that, none of the information that you enter will be publically displayed.

We welcome comments from all points of view. Off-topic or abusive comments, however, will be removed at the editors’ discretion.