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State of the Art of Civil Engineering Award Rules

 

 

ASCE State of the Art of Civil Engineering Award

Because the science and art of civil engineering can cope with information expansion only if its most gifted practitioners will review and interpret the state-of-the-art for the benefit of their colleagues, in 1966 the professional associates of John D. Winter, M.ASCE, endowed this prize. It is anticipated that a direct benefit of this award will be the scholarly review, evaluation, and documents of the scientific and technical information needed by the profession.

I.    Annually, each institute and division of the Society shall encourage an individual, individuals, or committees to prepare papers on the status of knowledge in special areas of interest served by the institute and division.

II.    Papers published in any ASCE publication in the twelve-month period ending with June of the year preceding the year of award are eligible.

III.    Membership in the Society is not a requirement for consideration.

IV.    Nominations may be submitted by anyone and must be sent directly to the Honors and Awards Program office by October 1. The Honors and Awards Program office will transmit nominations to the appropriate ASCE Organizational Entity for review.


a.Nominations sent to the Honors and Awards Program office by October 1 will be transmitted to the appropriate ASCE Organizational Entity.
b.Each ASCE Organizational Entity may recommend for review up to two candidate papers for consideration by the Paper Review Committee.
c.Only those candidate nominations received by the Honors and Awards Program office from the ASCE Organizational Entity by January 15 will be considered by the Paper Review Committee.
d.The nominated papers are reviewed by the Paper Review Committee which shall recommend the recipient(s) to the Society Awards Committee which shall request approval from the Executive Committee of the Board of Direction. The Paper Review Committee shall be composed of two representatives of TAC and one representative of each Institute. Its chair shall be the senior TAC member.Committee members shall serve three-year staggered terms.

V.    The lead author shall receive a plaque. All other authors shall receive a certificate.

VI.    Papers not selected for the award shall be ineligible for re-nomination.

VII.    One award may be presented in any year.
To nominate a paper, submit the following:

Submission, either electronically to awards@asce.org or mailed to the Honors and Awards Program office at the ASCE headquarters: 1801 Alexander Bell drive, Reston, VA 20191-4400, must be received by October 1. 

Click here for a list of past award recipients