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ASCE 2020 Distinguished Members: What’s the Secret to Your Success?

Of all ASCE membership, only 223 can call themselves Distinguished Members. So there's no doubt that ASCE's class of 2020 Distinguished Members has made tremendous contributions to the civil engineering industry. But the Distinguished Member honor isn't simply a recognition of past accomplishments. It can be a signpost of sorts, directing younger civil engineers toward role models. Who better to learn from than the industry's best of the...

ASCE Honors Vogel as Distinguished Member

Richard M. Vogel, Ph.D., Dist.M.ASCE, a hydrologist and professor emeritus in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Tufts University, has been honored with inclusion by ASCE in its 2020 class of Distinguished Members for a lifetime of fundamental contributions to stochastic hydrology and its novel applications. Vogel’s work in the field applies stochastic hydrology to such topics as hydrologic design under nonstationarity, probabilistic...

ASCE Honors Rowe as Distinguished Member

Ronald K. “Kerry” Rowe, Ph.D., P.Eng., Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, recognized around the world as a preeminent international leader in geotechnical, geoenvironmental and geosynthetics engineering, has been honored with inclusion by ASCE in its 2020 class of Distinguished Members for his exemplary advances to research and practice in the field, contributions to the technical literature, education of students and professional leadership. Rowe’s career has been highly productive,...

ASCE Honors Kramer as Distinguished Member

Steven L. Kramer, Ph.D., Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, a professor at the University of Washington and superior researcher and author, has been honored with inclusion by ASCE in its 2020 class of Distinguished Members for his pioneering contributions to geotechnical earthquake engineering and for educating generations of geotechnical engineers. Kramer’s gifts to the profession have come hand-in-hand with his leadership in the development of performance-based geotechnical earthquake...

ASCE Honors Klemencic as Distinguished Member

Ron Klemencic, P.E., F.SEI, Dist.M., NAC, NAE, one of the world’s leading structural engineers of high-rise buildings, has been honored with inclusion by ASCE in its 2020 class of Distinguished Members for his remarkable designs, his indefatigable efforts advancing construction research for the built environment, and his outstanding leadership and service to a host of professional societies. Klemencic, chairman and CEO of Magnusson Klemencic Associates,...

ASCE Honors Harris as Distinguished Member

James R. Harris, Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, president of J.R. Harris & Co., has been honored with inclusion by ASCE in its 2020 class of Distinguished Members for his eminence in standards development, research and leadership in the structural engineering profession. Harris has designed or evaluated thousands of structures, from dwellings and high-rise buildings to industrial facilities, excavation bracing, buildings in the highest seismic...

ASCE Honors Griffiths as Distinguished Member

Vaughan Griffiths, Ph.D., D.Sc., D.GE, P.E., C.Eng, Dist.M.ASCE, who has attained an preeminent reputation in the fields of risk assessment and finite element modeling, has been honored with inclusion by ASCE in its 2019 class of Distinguished Members for important contributions in universally increasing the safety and economy of geotechnical engineering projects. Griffiths has advanced the state of knowledge among practitioners throughout ASCE and educated...

ASCE Honors Gibson as Distinguished Member

George E. (“Edd”) Gibson Jr., Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, NAC considered the foremost expert in front-end planning of capital facilities in academia, has been honored by ASCE with inclusion in its 2020 class of Distinguished Members for the huge impact of his contributions across all industry sectors. Through his publications, presentations, seminars and development of decision-support tools, Gibson’s work has saved the construction industry billions of...

ASCE Honors Lorne G. Everett as Distinguished Member

Lorne G. Everett, Ph.D., DSc., Hon.D.WRE, F.ASCE, CEO and chief scientist of L. Everett & Associates LLC and one of only a few true experts in groundwater monitoring, characterization and remediation technologies, has been honored by ASCE with inclusion in its 2020 class of Distinguished Members for his major contributions to the field of contamination remediation. Everett served as Chancellor Emeritus (2000-2009) at Lakehead University,...

ASCE Honors Class of 2020 Distinguished Members

ASCE has announced its newest class of Distinguished Members, a status reserved for the most eminent civil engineers in the Society. Of all ASCE membership, only 223 can call themselves Distinguished Members. Here are the eight Distinguished Members for 2020. Click each name for more on the honoree’s career: Lorne G. Everett, Ph.D., D.Sc, Hon.D.WRE, Dist.M.ASCE, a leading expert in groundwater monitoring, characterization and remediation technologies. George E....