Nearly 18 months since the COVID-19 pandemic upended the world, the ASCE Board of Direction noted several positive trends regarding the strength of the Society during its quarterly meeting, July 16-17.
ASCE has honored Gongkang Fu, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, with the 2021 Ernest E. Howard Award for innovative and significant contributions to national and state practice specifications advancing structural engineering.
ASCE has honored Shideh Dashti, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE; Ning Lin, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE; Meagan S. Mauter, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE; Alexandros A. Taflanidis, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE; and Ming Xu, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE, as the 2021 winners of the Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prizes.
ASCE has honored the Department of Civil Engineering, City College of New York, City University of New York (Large Program) with the 2021 Walter LeFevre Award for their outstanding program promoting licensure, ethics, and professionalism.
ASCE has honored Marco Amabili, Ph.D., P.Eng, M.ASCE, with the 2021 Raymond D. Mindlin Medal for outstanding research contributions to applied solid mechanics, with special emphasis on theoretical, numerical, and experimental studies on nonlinear mechanics and large-amplitude vibrations of shells and plates.