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Peyton Sample Award Citations

 

 

Harold R. Peyton Award for Cold Regions Engineering

Award for Achievement

Award citations cannot exceed 40 words in length. The following are citations from past awards and are offered as a guide for the current year.

"For pre-eminence as a geotechnical engineer who extensively studied cold and frozen ground issues. His original work on frost-heave and thaw-settlement, creep and slope instability is recognized around the world and the principles are widely used."

"For his unstinting efforts in promoting and practicing the field of Cold Regions Engineering with particular emphasis on research, teaching, and design of water, wastewater, storm water, and solid waste facilities in cold regions."

"In recognition of his unstinting efforts in promoting and practicing in the field of Cold Regions Engineering with particular emphasis on engineering education and research into creep behavior of permafrost soils."