Graham E. C. Bell, Ph.D., P.E., FNACE, F.ASCE, the lead for condition assessment and rehabilitation at HDR and its senior vice president, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
Bell is an internationally recognized leader in infrastructure condition assessment and rehabilitation. Among his contributions to the industry are authoring numerous technical papers and establishing best practices and other processes through projects, technology, and research that have become industry standards.
He joined HDR through the 2011 acquisition of his former company, Schiff Associates, where he was president and principal for 18 years. He is based in HDR’s Claremont, CA, office, and his optimistic approach to finding innovative solutions aligns seamlessly with HDR’s own past.
Bell is certified by NACE International as both a corrosion and cathodic protection specialist. He is a member and fellow as well, and in 2015 was presented with the organization’s Distinguished Service Award for his local, national, and international service. He has also been a member of the American Water Works Association since 1994. He has authored or coauthored more than 80 technical papers and given more than 150 technical conference presentations.
A registered professional engineer in eight states, Bell holds both bachelor of science and master of science degrees in engineering, and a doctor of philosophy in nuclear engineering, all from the University of California, Los Angeles.