American Society of Civil Engineers

Sturm, Hong win 2016 Hilgard Prize for their paper on predicting scour around bridges during floods

Seung Ho Hong in the Donovan Hydraulics Laboratory with the flume used in his study.

Professor Terry Sturm and former Ph.D. student Seung Ho Hong have received a top research award for hydraulic engineering from the American Society of Civil Engineers. Sturm and Hong won for a study on predicting the amount of erosion, or scour, around bridge supports during floods.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

DesRoches joins select group of ASCE and SEI Fellows

Karen and John Huff School Chair Reginald DesRoches (Photo: Gary Meek)

The executive committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers elected Reginald DesRoches to the rank of fellow this fall. And now, next month, DesRoches will become a fellow of the society’s Structural Engineering Institute. Both honors recognize DesRoches’ significant professional accomplishments and his place among the nation’s most-distinguished civil engineers.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

DesRoches wins ASCE award for his work on earthquake impacts on vital infrastructure

Reginald DesRoches has won this year’s Charles Martin Duke Lifeline Earthquake Engineering Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Tech’s ASCE chapter hosts regional conference, shines in concrete beam competition

Georgia Tech’s American Society of Civil Engineers chapter produced the best-performing bamboo-reinforced concrete beam at this year’s Carolinas Regional Conference April 9-11.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Goodno, Bras among the new distinguished members of ASCE

The Board of Directors of the American Society of Civil Engineers bestowed its highest honor on two School of Civil and Environmental Engineering professors in March. Georgia Tech Provost Rafael Bras and Professor Barry Goodno are two of the newest “distinguished members” of the society.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Do no harm: Andy Phelps' approach to civil engineering earns him ASCE fellowship, lifetime achievement award

The accolades have come pretty fast and furious for Andy Phelps in recent months. First, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) announced Phelps would receive a lifetime achievement award. Then, a few weeks later, the society elected him a fellow.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

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