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ASCE to Honor Schexnayder


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Jim Jennings, 703-295-6406, 540-272-1452 (cell),

Friday, March 16, 2012

Reston, VA.--Clifford Schexnayder, Ph.D., P.E., Dist. M.ASCE, is being honored by the American Society of Civil Engineers for his life-time achievements in education. He will be honored next week at ASCE’s annual Outstanding Projects and Leaders dinner next week in Washington, D.C.

Schexnayder is an emeritus eminent scholar at Arizona State University’s Del E. Webb School of Construction. Schexnayder began hi s education career at the U.S. Army Engineer School at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri, and has also taught at Loui0siana Tech, Virginia Tech, and the U.S. Air Force Academy.

In 2003 and 2009, Schexnayder was a Fulbright Lecturer/Research Scholar at the Univ. de Piura and Richardo Palma University in Peru. He also was a Lady Davis Visiting Professor at the Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel.

Schexnayder received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology and received a doctorate in construction engineering and management from Purdue University.
A retired Colonel from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Schexnayder has served in Corps positions as Executive Director, Directorate of Military Programs in the Office of the Chief of engineers in Washington, D.C., and was Deputy Commander of the New England Division of the Corps.

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