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Presidents' Award Rules

 

ASCE Presidents' Award

The ASCE Presidents’ Award was established in America’s Bicentennial Year in commemoration of the nation’s first President, who was a civil engineer and land surveyor. The award was officially instituted by action of the Board of Direction in April 1976, and funded by voluntary contributions from all of the then living 18 past presidents of the Society. Earle T. Andrews, 1967 President, served as chair of the funding effort.

I.    The award is made annually to an ASCE member who has given distinguished service to the member’s country.

II.    ASCE Past Presidents are not eligible for this award.

III.    The recipient may be of any nationality.

IV.    The award is nominated by the Presidents-Emeriti Council and approved by the Executive Committee.   

V.    The recipient shall receive a specially designed bronze plaque bearing a likeness of George Washington, the name of the recipient, and the year of the award. The awardee will also receive a cash prize determined annually by and subject to the approval of the Executive Committee of the ASCE Board of Direction based on the income from the award endowment.

VI.    The award shall be made at the Annual Meeting of the Society or at such other time or place as might suit the convenience of the Society or the recipient.

Nominations should reach the ASCE Headquarters by September 1.

PREVIOUS WINNERS:

 

1976 LUCIUS D. CLAY
1977 BEN MOREELL
1978 GEORGE R. BROWN
1979 HERBERT D. VOGEL
1980 LYMAN D. WILBUR
1981 ELLIS ARMSTRONG
1982 JOHN R. KIELY
1983 JOHN A. VOLPE
1984 JOSEPH F. FRIEDKIN
1985 STEPHEN D. BECHTEL, JR.
1986 RALPH B. PECK
1987 WILLIAM R. GIANELLI
1988 SERGIO GONZALEZ-KARG
1989 BEN C. GERWICK, JR.
1990 JOE M. RODGERS
1991 ROBERT W. PAGE, SR.
1992 KENNETH A. ROE
1993 PAUL R. MUNGER
1994 CHARLES J. PANKOW
1995 EDWARD O. PFRANG
1996 LOUIS L. MEIER, JR.
1997 HENRY L. MICHEL
1998 HENRY J. HATCH
1999 JOSEPH A. AHEARN
2000 JAMES D.A. VAN HOFTEN
2001 GEORGE W. BLACK, JR.
2002 GERALD E. GALLOWAY, JR.
2003 W. GENE CORLEY
2004 STEPHEN C. MITCHELL, P.E.
2005 DONALD V.N. ROBERTS, P.E., F.ASCE
2007 DAVID E. DANIEL, PH.D., P.E., HON.M.ASCE, NAE
2009 JAMES A. RISPOLI, P.E., F.ASCE