The Board Publications Committee is pleased to announce that Charles Jahren, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, has been named the 2011 recipient of ASCE's Richard R. Torrens Award. Jahren was the editor of ASCE's Journal of Construction Engineering and Management from 2006 to 2011 and is an associate professor in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at Iowa State University. In receiving this award, he joins a distinguished group of colleagues. The Board Publications Committee extends it sincere congratulations to Dr. Jahren for receiving this award that recognizes excellent editorial leadership and for contributions to the enhancement of the Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.”
Established in 1986, the Richard R. Torrens Award is conferred upon an ASCE journal or practice periodical editor whose performance is deemed exemplary. Torrens served for 17 years in ASCE’s publications division.