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ASCE Announces Distinguished Members Class of 2019

ASCE has announced its newest class of Distinguished Members, a status reserved for the most eminent civil engineers in the Society. Only 220 of ASCE’s more than 150,000 current members can call themselves Distinguished Members. The 2019 honorees: (click on each name to learn more about the Distinguished Member's career) Jeanette A. Brown, P.E., D.WRE, BCEE, Dist.M.ASCE, an authority on biological nitrogen removal in wastewater treatment plants. Gregory G....

Radwan Named Distinguished Member

Essam Radwan, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, a professor emeritus in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Central Florida, has been honored with inclusion by ASCE in its 2019 class of Distinguished Members for his pioneering research to improve traffic operations using human-centered simulation and for his outstanding leadership to enhance civil engineering education. Radwan’s research is recognized worldwide for its incorporation...

Dzombak Named Distinguished Member

David A. Dzombak, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, D.WRE, F.ASCE, NAE, longtime professor and current head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, has been honored by ASCE with inclusion in its 2019 class of Distinguished Members for his outstanding education, leadership, and research contributions to water quality engineering, sustainable water resources, and energy-environment issues. Dzombak has had a strong impact on...

Deierlein Named Distinguished Member

Gregory G. Deierlein, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, NAE, director of the J.A. Blume Earthquake Engineering Center at Stanford University, has been honored with inclusion by ASCE in its 2019 class of Distinguished Members for major contributions to advancing the state of the art in computational and experimental methods for nonlinear structural performance assessment, characterization of structural material and component behavior, fracture and stability of steel...

Shamir Named Distinguished Member

Uri Shamir, Ph.D., F.EWRI, F.AGU, Dist.M.ASCE, a Professor Emeritus at the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology, has been honored by ASCE with inclusion in its 2019 class of Distinguished Members for an exemplary career as educator, leader in research and applications of scientific hydrology and decision making in policy, management and engineering of water resources systems, including international transboundary cooperative water management, and for leadership...

Schmeltz Named Distinguished Member

Edward J. Schmeltz, P.E., D.CE, D.OE, D.PE, D.NE, Dist.M.ASCE, an exceptional change agent and champion for the construction industry and profession, has been honored by ASCE with inclusion in its 2019 class of Distinguished Members for his exemplary 45-year career as a planner and designer of ports, harbors, coastal structures, and other marine facilities. Schmeltz’s work on some of the world’s largest and most iconic...

Ingraffea Named Distinguished Member

Anthony R. Ingraffea, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, a pioneer and one of the world’s most important researchers in computational and experimental fatigue and fracture mechanics, has been honored by ASCE with inclusion in its 2019 class of Distinguished Members for exemplary service to society and the profession of civil engineering. Ingraffea’s contributions range from public service in rural Venezuela to cutting-edge developments in computational mechanics for...

Kavvas Named Distinguished Member

M. Levent Kavvas, Ph.D., Dist.M.ASCE, long at the forefront of research in hydrology and an advancer of the theoretical and practical aspects of hydrologic engineering and science, has been honored by ASCE with inclusion in its 2019 class of Distinguished Members for his pioneering contributions to the estimation of maximum precipitation, to the modeling of coupled atmospheric-hydrologic processes at regional and watershed scales, to...

Brown Named Distinguished Member

Jeanette A. Brown, P.E., D.WRE, BCEE, F.ASCE, F.WEF, currently a research assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Manhattan College, has been honored by ASCE with inclusion in its 2019 class of Distinguished Members for exemplifying the role of the engineer in society through mentoring, research, leadership in multiple organizations, services, and encouragement to others to similarly serve and develop...

Govindaraju Named Distinguished Member

Rao S. Govindaraju, Ph.D., P.E., P.H., D.WRE, F.EWRI, Dist.M.ASCE, an eminent scholar in the field of hydrology and internationally recognized for his work in statistical hydrology, has been honored with inclusion by ASCE in its 2019 class of Distinguished Members for his far-reaching contributions in developing advanced statistical methods to address complex hydrologic problems associated with flooding, drought, and extreme climatic events, and for...