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Harvey Gets Masters Award

ASCE has honored John T. Harvey, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, with the 2019 Frank M. Masters Transportation Engineering Award for research, development, and implementation results in the areas of pavement design, materials, rapid construction, pavement management, and the quantification of environmental impacts on pavement. These results are used around the world. Harvey is a recognized and accomplished leader in the field of pavement engineering whose innovative...

Leite the Halpin Award Honoree

ASCE has honored Fernanda L. Leite, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, with the 2019 Daniel W. Halpin Award for Scholarship in Construction for scholarly contributions made at the interface of construction project management and building and civil information modeling. Leite is a nationally and internationally recognized construction engineering leader who has developed a research program at the interface of construction project management and information modeling. Her goal...

Singh’s Construction Efforts Net Award

ASCE has honored V. Amarjit Singh, Ph.D., P.Eng., C.Eng., PMP, F.ASCE, with the 2019 Construction Management Award for innovation and research aimed at improving construction around the globe. Singh is professionally recognized in India, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. In his own words, his research experience has covered “everything engineering and construction.” Among other topics this means mitigation of wave energies inside...

Haas Awarded for Computing in CE

ASCE has honored Carl Haas, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, with the 2019 Computing in Civil Engineering Award for leading advances in computational models and methods in 3D scan-to-BIM and scan-vs-BIM, construction object locating and tracking, data fusion, infrastructure computer vision, and more recently in industry process workflow, project risk, and system dynamics models. Haas is an internationally recognized expert who has made many impactful contributions to...

Bartholomew Award Received by Road Tech Expert

ASCE has honored Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D., M.ASCE, with the 2019 Harland Bartholomew Award for contributions to enhancing mobility using advanced transportation technologies in Gainesville, FL. Elefteriadou has made significant contributions to transportation research and education, through her publications as well as her teaching and service record. She has distinguished herself as one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of traffic operations, traffic flow...

Da Silva and Ebrahimi Named for Hilgard Prize

ASCE has honored the writing team of Ana Maria Ferreira da Silva, A.M.ASCE, and Mohsen Ebrahimi, EIT, A.M.ASCE, with the 2019 Karl Emil Hilgard Hydraulic Prize for the paper “Meandering Morphodynamics: Insights from Laboratory and Numerical Experiments and Beyond,” published in the September 2017 issue of the Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. The authors’ paper offers an insightful understanding of meander formation and the role of...

Fouss Receives Royce J. Tipton Award

ASCE has honored James L. Fouss, Ph.D, P.E., D.WRE (Ret.), M.ASCE, with the 2019 Royce J. Tipton Award for significant contributions to the advancement of agricultural drainage and water management through research, technology transfer, and service. Fouss had a distinguished 46-year career with USDA-ARS as an agricultural engineer and research leader, retiring in 2011. He is recognized as a world leader in agricultural drainage. From 1960...

Society Honors Heidi Nepf With Rouse

ASCE has honored Heidi M. Nepf, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE, with the 2019 Hunter Rouse Hydraulic Engineering Award for fundamental contributions to environmental fluid mechanics and her world-renowned work on the impact of vegetation on flow, transport in rivers, wetlands, lakes, and coastal zones, and her efforts toward public education in science and the mentoring of students and young researchers. Nepf’s contributions to hydraulic education at undergraduate,...

Kapp Award Goes to Yang

ASCE has honored David S. Yang, Ph.D., P.E., G.E., M.ASCE, with the 2019 Martin S. Kapp Foundation Engineering Award for his contributions to Deep Soil Mixing, including the beneficial expansion of its use for containment and reinforcement applications. He has truly advanced the practice and was instrumental in overcoming the obstacles needed to bring this technology to North America. Yang has devoted more than 30...

Wahl’s Career Capped With Hydraulic Structures Medal

ASCE has honored Tony L. Wahl, P.E., M.ASCE, with the 2019 Hydraulic Structures Medal for his numerous achievements and contributions to the hydraulic structures engineering profession in the areas of dam and channel embankment breach, irrigation systems, flow measurement, and software development, all throughout a distinguished engineering career. Wahl has received previous recognitions demonstrating sustained performance excellence both as a reclamation employee and as a...