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ASCE Presidents' Award

Nomination Deadline: September 1st

 
The ASCE Presidents’ Award was established in America’s Bicentennial Year in commemoration of the nation’s first President, who was a civil engineer and land surveyor. The award was officially instituted by action of the Board of Direction in April 1976, and funded by voluntary contributions from all of the then living 18 past presidents of the Society. Earle T. Andrews, 1967 President, served as chair of the funding effort.

Rules

I.    The award is made annually to an ASCE member who has given distinguished service to the member's country.

II.    ASCE Past Presidents are not eligible for this award.

III.    The recipient may be of any nationality.

IV.    The award is nominated by the Presidents-Emeriti Council and approved by the Executive Committee.   

V.    The recipient shall receive a specially designed bronze plaque bearing a likeness of George Washington, the name of the recipient, and the year of the award. The awardee will also receive a cash prize determined annually by and subject to the approval of the Executive Committee of the ASCE Board of Direction based on the income from the award endowment.

VI.    The award shall be made at the Annual Convention of the Society or at such other time or place as might suit the convenience of the Society or the recipient.

To nominate, submit the following:

  • A cover letter, signed by the nominator
  • An Official Award Nomination form
  • The nominee's CV or biographical information
  • Two or three letters of recommendation (max)

You can submit your nomination electronically to Awards & Honors, or by mail to:

ASCE Honors and Awards
1801 Alexander Bell Drive
Reston, VA 20191

Award Recipients

2017
Thomas Davis Rust, P.E., M.ASCE

2016
Anthony S. Bartolomeo, P.E., F.ASCE

2015
Patrick J. Natale, P.E., F.ASCE, CAE

2014
Catherine A. Leslie, P.E., F.ASCE

2013
C. Michael Walton, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE

All Recipients