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2011 Society Award-Winning Journal Papers

Collingwood Prize

The Collingwood Prize is awarded to the author or authors, under 35 years of age, of a paper describing an engineering project with which the author is directly connected, or recording investigations contributing to engineering knowledge to which the author has contributed some essential contributions and which contains a rational digest of results.

“Emergency Assessment and Repair of a Sanitary Sewer by Trenchless and Traditional Open-Cut Methods,” Proceedings of the 2010 Pipeline Division Specialty Congress, August 28-September 1, 2010 by Juan Felipe Pulido, P.E., M.ASCE

J. James R. Croes Medal

The J. James R. Croes Medal is presented to the author or authors of a paper which is judged worthy of the award and to be next in order of merit to the paper to which the Norman Medal is awarded.

“Optimal Design of Sensor Placement in Water Distribution Networks,” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management,January-February 2010 by Mustafa M. Aral, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE; Jiabao Guan, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE; and Morris L. Maslia, P.E., D.WRE, M.ASCE

Samuel Arnold Greeley Award

The Samuel Arnold Greeley Award recognizes excellence in papers on the design, construction, operation, or financing of water supply pollution control, storm drainage, or refuse disposal projects.

“Stimulating In Situ Hydrogenotrophic Denitrification with Membrane-Delivered Hydrogen under Passive and Pumped Groundwater Conditions,” Journal of Environmental Engineering, August 2009 by Brian P. Chaplin, Ph.D.; Matthew R. Schnobrich; Mark A. Widdowson, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE; Michael J. Semmens, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE; and Paige J. Novak, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE

Karl Emil Hilgard Hydraulic Prize

The Karl Emil Hilgard Hydraulic Prize is presented to the author or authors of the paper that is judged to be of superior merit in dealing with a problem of flowing water, either in theory or in practice.

“Detached Eddy Simulation Investigation of Turbulence at a Circular Pier with Scour Hole,” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, November 2009 by Gokhan Kirkil, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE; George S. Constantinescu, Ph.D., M.ASCE; and Robert Ettema, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE

Norman Medal

The Norman Medal is bestowed upon the author or authors of a paper that is judged worthy of special commendation for its merit as a contribution to engineering science.

“Importance of Lower-Bound Capacities in the Design of Deep Foundations,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, July 2009 by Shadi S. Najjar, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE; Robert B. Gilbert, P.E., D.GE, M.ASCE

Raymond C. Reese Research Prize

The Raymond C. Reese Research Prize is awarded to the author or authors of a paper that describes a notable achievement in research related to structural engineering.

“Analysis of Steel Plate Shear Walls Using the Modified Strip Model,” Journal of Structural Engineering, November 2009 by Jonah J. Shishkin, P.Eng., M.ASCE; Robert G. Driver, Ph.D., P.Eng., M.ASCE; Gilbert Y. Grondin, Ph.D., P.Eng.

State of the Art of Civil Engineering Award

The ASCE State-of-the-Art of Civil Engineering Award recognizes the individual, individuals or committee that has prepared, for the benefit of the profession, the most outstanding paper which reviews and interprets state-of-the-art scientific and technical information.

"Transit Route Network Design Problem: Review,” Journal of Transportation Engineering, August 2009 by Konstantinos L. Kepaptsoglou, Ph.D., M.ASCE and Matthew G. Karlaftis, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE

J.C. Stevens Award

The J. C. Stevens Award recognizes excellence in a paper published by the Society. The paper is in the field of hydraulics, including fluid mechanics and hydrology.

“Automatic Calibration of the U.S. EPA SWMM Model for a Large Urban Catchment,” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, December 2009 by James E. Ball, Ph.D., CPEng, M.ASCE

Arthur M. Wellington Prize

The Arthur M. Wellington Prize is awarded to the author or authors of a paper on transportation on land, on the water, in the air or on foundations and closely related subjects.

“Highway Project Level Life-Cycle Benefit/Cost Analysis under Certainty, Risk, and Uncertainty: Methodology with Case Study,” Journal of Transportation Engineering, August 2009 by Zongzhi Li, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE and Sunil K. Madanu, E.I.T, S.M.ASCE