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William F. Marcuson, Ph.D., P.E., NAE, Pres.07.ASCE, Governor

William F. Marcuson, Ph.D., P.E., NAE

William F. Marcuson III was President of the American Society of Civil Engineers (view his ASCE bio here) and is one of the nation's leading civil engineers. He holds degrees in civil engineering from The Citadel, Michigan State University and North Carolina State University. He has received five national awards from ASCE, including the Norman Medal, civil engineering's oldest honor. In 1995 he was honored by the National Society of Professional Engineers as their Federal Engineer of the Year. His career included research and administrative positions at the U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, where he served as Director of the Geotechnical Laboratory for nearly 20 years, prior to his retirement in 2000. He is the only engineer to be named the Corps of Engineer's Engineer of the Year twice (1981 and 1995), and he was honored by the Corps as their Civilian of the Year in 1997. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 1996 for his contributions to the design and analysis of embankment dams.

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