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2010 Distinguished Members


Al-Qadi, Imad      

Imad L. Al-Qadi, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE

For his extraordinary research and technical contributions in pavement engineering, modeling, and rehabilitation technologies, pavement interlayer systems, and transportation infrastructure sensing such as ground penetrating radar, as well as his exemplary leadership in professional service and technology transfer.


 Bowen, Robert     

Robert L. Bowen, .P.E., Dist.M.ASCE

For his significant contributions to the profession and community, from founding a major corporation, building water and wastewater treatment plants, to creating a scholarship fund for the less privileged 

Dean, Robert   

Robert G. Dean, Sc.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE

In a career spanning nearly 50 years, for his acknowledged eminence in wave theory, beach erosion, and the effects of waves on tidal inlets and coastal structures, for his inventions that led to patents, and for his mentorship of coastal engineers.

Drnevich, Vincent   

Vincent P. Drnevich, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, Dist.M.ASCE

For his pioneering work that shaped the geotechnical engineering field through ingenious methods of measuring soil properties and for his distinguished service as an engineer, teacher mentor, researcher and administrator who has been a major influence on thousands of students.

Dunnicliff, John   

John Dunnicliff, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE

For pre-eminent leadership in the field of geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring and for his long and distinguished career as a specialty consultant dedicated to the improvement of geotechnical practice.

Ellingwood, Bruce   

Bruce R. Ellingwood, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M. ASCE, NAE

For his acknowledged eminence as a structural engineering researcher and educator, most notably his innovations in transforming research to improve and enhance professional practice through the successful introduction of structural reliability principles in codes and standards.

 Frangopol, Dan   

Dan M. Frangopol, Sc.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE

For his outstanding contributions to the advancement of civil engineering, particularly the integration of monitoring-maintenance-management and life-cycle cost through multi-criteria optimization; for his demonstrated worldwide leadership in bridge engineering and life-cycle civil engineering; and for his dedicated service to the structural engineering profession.


Hoel, Lester   

Lester A. Hoel, EngD, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, NAE

For his sustained and outstanding contributions to the advancement of transportation engineering through teaching, research and service; and for his leadership in university education and administration in areas of planning, management, operations and policy for urban, intermodal and highway transportation systems.


 Kareen, Ahsan   

Ahsan Kareem, Ph.D., Dist.M.ASCE, NAE

For his acknowledged eminence in the field of wind engineering and engineering mechanics; for profound contributions to the ASCE Standard of Wind Loads; and for development of Web-based analysis and tools for design practice. 


Lombardi, Francis   

Francis J. Lombardi, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE

For recognition of his leadership for restoring the World Trade Center following the 1993 terrorist bombing; for leading recovery efforts following the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers on 9/11; and for his service to the nation as chief engineer of one of the world’s busiest ports.


 Mlakar, Paul   

Paul F. Mlakar, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE

For his demonstrated leadership in forensic civil engineering; for his significant contributions to structural assessments following catastrophic events; for his ability to effectively communicate technical issues with the public; and for dedicated service to ASCE and our nation.


 Poulos, Harry   

Harry G. Poulos, DScEng., Dist.M.ASCE 

For his contributions to research and practice in foundation engineering, and especially for his work on pile foundation analysis and design which has been applied to some of the world's tallest structures.

Sture, Stein   

Stein Sture, Ph.D., Dist.M.ASCE

For acknowledged eminence in the fields of fracture mechanics, constitutive modeling of cementitious composites and geo-mechanics, and non-linear analysis and computational techniques related to granular materials and soil-structure interaction; and for an exemplary career as an educator.