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Distinguished Member Whose Projects Enhanced Texas Dies at 92

James Richard “Jim” Nichols, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, longtime leader of the Freese and Nichols consulting firm in Fort Worth, TX, has died at 92. Nichols joined ASCE in 1949 as an undergraduate student at Texas A&M, and was elected a Distinguished Member in 2004 for his many career achievements. Nichols worked to provide dependable water supplies for drought-ravaged cities of West Texas. He helped create water districts, raised project...

Childhood on the Move in WWII Sparked Distinguished Member’s Career Success

Heinz G. Stefan has approached his life and career with a seemingly infinite capacity for adaptability – always ready to find the next innovation and solve the next problem. That ability has helped make Stefan, Dr.Ing., Dist.M.ASCE, a world leader in water resources and environmental engineering, and a worthy addition to the ASCE Class of 2016 Distinguished Members. Much of that gift for adaptability is talent....

2016 Distinguished Member Helps California Use Water More Responsibly

California has had more than its fair share of water crises in recent years, but fortunately, it can tap Jay Lund’s abilities to help solve the problem. Acclaimed in the Golden State as a leader in reservoir management and operation, water demand management, and incorporation of water markets into water resources systems, Lund, Ph.D., F.EWRI, Dist.M.ASCE, has had a significant influence on state and federal...