To recognize and honor a person, persons, organization or organizations for outstanding achievements in, and contributions to, the advancement of the field of air transportation engineering, the Robert Horonjeff Award was established by the former Air Transport Division of the Society.
- The award carries the name of Robert Horonjeff (1913-1976) because his career and his achievements exemplify so well the objectives of the Transportation and Development Institute (T&DI). Robert Horonjeff was a leader in the development of the field of air transportation engineering. As an educator, he taught countless professionals who have taken leading roles in aviation. As a researcher, he contributed significantly to the field and was particularly effective in molding many of today’s airport design and engineering methods. Horonjeff was a very active member of ASCE having served as chair of the Air Transport Division, of Management Group C, and of numerous technical and administrative committees.
- The award may be given annually to a person or persons who during the period preceding the award become worthy of special commendation for contributions to the field of air transport engineering, and the enhancement of the Society’s activities in that field.
- The award is limited to members of the Society of any grade of membership.
- The award consists of a plaque and a certificate suitably inscribed to describe the name of the recipient and the circumstances of the award. Funding is provided in the budget of the event when a presentation is to be made.
- The recipient of the award is selected by the Board of Governors of T&DI upon recommendation of the T&DI Awards Committee.
Nominations should be submitted to ASCE Headquarters by November 1.
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