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Marr Earns 2019 H. Bolton Seed Medal

ASCE has honored W. Allen Marr, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE, NAE, with the 2019 H. Bolton Seed Medal for his continuous and cumulative distinguished contributions to our understanding of the behavior and interaction of geotechnical materials and to the advancement of research, practice, teaching, and professional service in geotechnical engineering. Marr is the founder and chief executive officer of the Geocomp Corporation and GeoTesting Express...

ASCE Honors Hambleton’s Innovative Research

ASCE has honored James Hambleton, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE, with the 2019 Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award for his innovative research in engineering and computational plasticity extending the domain of geotechnical engineering, and for outstanding teaching and service that strengthens the profession and inspires the next generation of civil engineers. Hambleton brings a clear long-term vision for research in soil-machine interaction. He is breathing new life into...

When Just Good Enough Just Isn’t Good Enough

Ron Klemencic is having a good year. Engineering News-Record named him its 2018 Award of Excellence winner, followed by a cover feature highlighting Klemencic’s remarkable career of innovation and collaboration. Far from resting on his laurels, though, Klemencic’s relentless drive to push the industry into the future continues. The chairman and CEO of Magnusson Klemencic Associates and director of the Charles Pankow Foundation used the platform...