The Henry L. Michel Award for Industry Advancement of Research was established in 1996 and is named in honor of Henry L. Michel, Past Chair of the Civil Engineering Research Foundation (CERF) Board of Directors. This annual award is intended to recognize and acknowledge leaders of the design and construction industry whose dedication and aggressive vision for the industry have provided the cornerstones for improving the quality of people's lives around the world through research in the design and construction industry. It was instituted as a Society Award in December 17, 2008.
2020 Henry L. Michel Award for Industry Advancement of Research Winner
Kent S. Sorenson, Jr., Ph.D., P.E., Senior Vice President, CDM Smith, Denver, CO, was named the recipient of the 2020 Henry L. Michel Award for Industry Advancement of Research. The award will be presented during the
2020 Outstanding Projects And Leaders Gala,
March 13, in Washington, DC.