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ASCE President's Medal

Nomination Deadline: November 1st

The ASCE President’s Medal was established by the Executive Committee of the ASCE Board of Direction in April 1986.


  1. The award may be presented annually to not more than two individuals per year.
  2. The award recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of eminent engineers to the profession, the Society or the public. Membership in the Society is not a requirement for consideration.
  3. The award shall be conferred at the initiative of the President with the concurrence of the Executive Committee, who may consider recommendations from any source.
  4. The award consists of a bronze medal depicting the ASCE emblem, obverse, and appropriate engraving, reverse, identifying the award and the recipient(s).
  5. The award shall be presented at the time of the Annual Convention or at other suitable occasions at the option of the President.

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 [email protected], or by mail to:

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

Award Recipients

Yvette E. Pearson, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE and James L. Withiam, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE(Ret.), M.ASCE

William E. Kelly, Ph.D., P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE and Ryan Kobbe, P.E., M.ASCE

Bilal Ayyub, Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI, Dist.M.ASCE and Carol Ellinger Haddock, P.E., M.ASCE

Edward D. McGuire, P.E., F.ASCE and Gregory F. Scott, P.E., F.ASCE

Avery Louise Bang, EI, A.M.ASCE and Menzer Pehlivan, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE

All Recipients