EMI confers recognition of Fellow membership to individual members with a distinguished record of research, accomplishments and service to the Institute. All recipients must be members of EMI in good standing for at least eight years. 

Minimum Requirements for Nominations 
- a member of EMI for 8 years, with
- 3 most recent consecutive years of EMI membership

Selection Criteria

- quality and impact of work 
participation in EMI conferences  
involvement in EMI committees 
publications in the EMI journals

The nominator is to provide a letter explaining how the nominee has met the above criteria and has participated in EMI activities that justifies elevation to the rank of Fellow. Self-nominations will not be accepted.

The nomination package consists of:

  1. The nomination letter.
  2. A detailed vita of the nominee (up to 10 pages).
  3. Two letters of support from current EMI Fellows in good standing.

    Nominations due by March 1, 2024.
    To learn more, or to submit a nomination package for EMI Fellow, contact us at: [email protected].

    EMI Board of Governors are not eligible to be nominated for the grade of EMI Fellow and are prohibited from writing nomination or support letters.

CLASS OF 2023:

  • Ramesh Agarwal, Ph.D., F.EMI, F.ASCE, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Material Science, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Bjorn Birgisson, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, F.ASCE, Chair, School of Environmental, Civil, Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering, University of Georgia
  • John Charles Brigham, Ph.D., F.EMI, A.M.ASCE, Associate Professor, Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
  • Oral Buyukozturk, Ph.D., F.EMI, F.ASCE, George Macomber Professor in Construction Management; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Noël Challamel, Ph.D., F.EMI, Aff.M.ASCE, Professor, IRDL, Univ. Bretagne Sud, Lorient, France
  • Jia-Liang Le, Ph.D., P.E., F.EMI, M.ASCE, Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering, University of Minnesota
  • Babak Moaveni, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tufts University
  • Hayder A. Rasheed, P.E., F.EMI, F.SEI, F.ASCE, Professor of Structural Engineering, Kansas State University
  • Hao Wang, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rutgers University