The Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE has established the membership grade of EWRI Fellow to recognize its most outstanding members. An EWRI Fellow is someone who is recognized by the field, and their peers, as a leader in water resources and/or environmental engineering.
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To be eligible for advancement to the grade of Fellow, a EWRI member must:
•Have been a member of EWRI for 10 or more years
•Have demonstrated accomplishments that have contributed significantly to the advancement or application of water resources or environmental engineering, science, and technology;
•Have mentored or provided other service to students or junior engineers/scientists, or provided significant public outreach to advance the education, understanding, and advancement of engineering and science related to the EWRI mission.
•Have been actively involved with EWRI through committee participation, conferences, or journals
•Submit up to 3 letters of recommendation
Benefits of being elected as a EWRI Fellow:
•Recognition as a leader in the water resources, environmental, engineering, and sciences professions
•EWRI Fellows receive a distinctive wall plaque marking the achievement, as well as a EWRI Fellow lapel pin
•Recognition on the EWRI website and in the EWRI Currents Newsletter
•Fellows are honored with the F.EWRI credential
EWRI Fellow Application Process:
There is no direct admission to the EWRI Fellow grade. EWRI Fellow status must be attained by professional accomplishments via application and election by the EWRI Fellow Review Committee.
The application for the EWRI Fellow membership grade is now available.
All applications must be submitted by using the online form. It is recommended that you review the entire application in advance to ensure that you have all the required information and materials necessary to complete the application. Applications with insufficient responses and missing materials will be considered incomplete, and will NOT be reviewed.
Application Deadline: Completed EWRI Fellow applications are due December 6, 2013.
EWRI Fellow Application Review Process:
All applications will be reviewed by a committee comprised of the EWRI Director, the immediate past president of the EWRI Governing Board, the EWRI Governing Board Vice President, and the vice-chair of the EWRI Awards Committee.
The following criteria will be considered when reviewing applications:
•significant contributions as Application Engineer/Practitioner, Educator, Research Engineer/Scientist, or Technical Leader;
•evidence of technical accomplishments;
•confidential opinions of references and endorsers;
•service to EWRI and other professional engineering societies;
•mentoring activities; and
•total years in the profession.
Recommendations from the EWRI Fellow Review Committee will be reviewed and voted on by the EWRI Governing Board prior to the annual EWRI Congress. For those nominations that are not accepted as Fellows, a brief written explanation will be provided to the nominator by the EWRI Director. Members whom don’t advance may reapply the following year.
EWRI Fellow Program contact
Gabrielle Dunkley, EWRI Board and Programs Specialist
1-800-548-2723 ext. 6296